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A. G.'s Independent Paralegal & Processing Services
Arthur Gannon
411 Palmer Ave
Corinth, NY 12822
(518) 932-1484; (518) 875-4142 (fax)
Email: paralegalprocessserving | at |
Independent paralegal looking to assist parents with special education matters, 504/IEP meetings, or just general parent advocacy help.

Aardvark Advocacy and Tutoring
Enid Schibuk
7 Sparta View
Ossining, NY 10562
(914) 391-2801
Email: enidschibuk | at |
NYS and Vermont certified Learning Specialist. PreK through High School tutoring, test prep, study strategies. Advocate for students with special needs. Service in your home.

ABC Therapeutics
Christopher Alterio
11390 Transit Road
East Amherst, NY 14051
(716) 580-3040; (716) 580-3042 (fax)
Email: chris | at |
Private pediatric occupational and physical therapy practice providing independent evaluations, advocacy, and family education.

Abercrombie Family Services
Delrita Abercrombie, Ph.D
185 Washington Park
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(347) 357-8574; (347) 517-4627 (fax)
Email: DelritaRachelle | at |
Educational and Vocational Evaluations

Ability Builders & Associates
Patricia McDonnell
531 Route 32
PO Box 622
Highland Mills, NY 10930
(845) 928-8929; (845) 928-8909 (fax)
Email: AbilityBuilder | at |
Certified Behavior Analyst: Provider of ABA and VB services: offering Social Skills Classes; Parent Training; Home Consultations; Teacher Training; School Consultations; Functional Behavioral Assessments.

John Abreu, Merrill Lynch CSNA
50 Route 111
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 361-3225; (631) 456-4151 (fax)
Email: John.Abreu | at |
As a CSNA I am trained to fully understand special needs planning, special needs trusts and trustees, personal and legal concerns facing families of children with disabilities, and building partnerships with special needs attorneys and disability advocates that foster an integrated financial strategy.

Academic Language Therapy Association
30 Iroquois Rd.
Pleasantville, NY 10570
(914) 837-2844
Email: maryoconnell64 | at |
Certified Academic Language Practitioner through the Academic Language Therapy Association who approves Orton Gillingham Multisensory Language Education Professionals. N.Y.S. Certified Teacher with 20 years experience.

Academic-Therapeutic Options - Stephen Migden, PhD, CEP
142 Mineola Ave
Roslyn Heights, NY 11577
(516) 236-5016; (516) 625-0825
Email: drmigden | at |
Assistance in finding private and boarding school placement for students with special learning needs.

Access 7 Services Inc
Jo DiStefano
6080 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 200
Commack, NY 11725
(631) 864-7770; (631) 864-7773 (fax)
Email: jd | at |
Special Education agency providing related services OT,PT< Speech. Behavior therapy and life skills program to student 5 to 21 Summer skills programs available

Accessible Learning Technology Alternatives
Lorianne Hoenninger
PO Box 597
Shirley, NY 11967
(631) 399-5750; (631) 207-8405 (fax)
Email: accessiblelearning | at |
We are a small agency providing Assistive Technology evaluations, staff development and related follow up services for all students ages 5-21, and Special Education and related therapy services for medically fragile students.

Achieve Beyond Pediatric Therapy & Autism Services
Email: info | at |
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Early Intervention Services, Occupational Therapy, Other Professionals, Parent Training, Physical Therapy, Psychologists, Social Skills, Speech and Language Therapy
White Plains Office
333 Westchester Avenue, Suite 202 West
White Plains, NY 10604
914-328-2868; 914-328-2973 (fax)
Melville Office
538 Broadhollow Road Suite 202
Melville, NY 11747
631-385-7780; 631-385-7795 (fax)
Forest Hills Office
7000 Austin Street, Suite 200
Forest Hills, NY 11375
(718) 762-7633; (212) 679-5894 (fax)

Achieve Reading Success
Darlene Gaffney
40 South Sixth Street
Locust Valley, NY 11560
(516) 458-3368
Email: darlenechambers | at |
Standardized reading evaluation to Determine exact strengths/weaknesses and reading levels. Tutoring using Wilson method for decoding/encoding, Lindamood-Bell for comprehension.

Achievements, PLLC
Jim and Tami Callister
623 New Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12110
(518) 782-1178; (518) 377-6230; (518) 782-3433 (fax)
Email: apanda617 | at |
Licensed and registered Occupational Therapist (OTR/L) providing services to children from birth to 21 years old. Services are provided in the home, in daycare, programs, and schools.

ADD Resource Center
Harold R Meyer
215 West 75th Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10023
(646) 205-8080
Email: addrc | at |
Web: https//
ADHD/ADD Adult, College, Adolescent & Family Counseling; Career Development; Family, School and Business Issues

Norine Eaton
SUNY | at | Buffalo
3435 Main St., Bldg 20
Buffalo, NY 14214
(716) 829-2244 ext. 35
Email: addresswny | at |
ADDRESS is a volunteer organization dedicated to providing resources, education and support services to those affected by AD/HD and related disorders.

ADHD Parent Trainer
Elaine Lerner, MSW, CSW
P.O. Box 222016
Great Neck, NY 11022
(516) 487-0636; (888) 441-1743 (fax)
Email: elaine | at |
Elaine Lerner, MSW, CSW is an experienced facilitator of workshops for parents of children with behavioral management issues, as well as ADD and ADHD.

Dr. Susan S. Adler, Psychologist
14 Rye Ridge Plaza, Suite 236
Rye Brook, NY 10573
(914) 253-4927; (914) 682-7595 (fax)
Email: drsusanadler | at |
I am a psychologist and neuropsychologist who provides services to children with disabilities in the form of neuropsychological testing and/or psychotherapy. I have considerable experience in the CSE and 504 processes having run both of those. I also work with parents to help them advocate for themselves and often attend meetings as an advocate.

Advanced Psychological Assessment, P.C.
Shahal Rozenblatt, Ph.D.
50 Karl Avenue, Suite 104
Smithtown, NY 11787
137 East 36th Street, Suite 4
New York, NY 10016
(866) 840-9790
Email: neuro | at |
I am a neuropsychologist specializing in the evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents & adults with ADHD, learning disorders, autism, brain injury, & epilepsy.

Advocacy Associates of the Hudson Valley
Donna M Fascaldi, Educational Advocate
10 Kayleen Drive
New Windsor, NY 12553
(845) 562-2900; (845) 562-2901 (fax)
Email_Address: info | at |
Over 25 years of experience, Free Consultation, IEP and document review, Serving the Hudson Valley

Advocacy Associates of the Hudson Valley
Denise Green
10 Kayleen Drive
New Windsor, NY 12553
(845) 562-2900; (845) 562-2901 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Over 25 years of experience, Free Consultation, IEP and document review, Serving the Hudson Valley.

The Advocate Corner
Orit Gately
19 Pondview Boulevard
Mohegan Lake, NY 10547
(917) 566-1139
Email: oritguriel | at |
Helping families who are lost and overwhelmed within the education system advocate for themselves and the unique learning needs of their neurodiverse child.

Advocates For Autism
Sally Colletti
333 Birch Street
Vestal, NY 13850
(607) 754-9694
Email: info | at |
Providing Person-Centered Planning for the NYS Self-Determination Program - First Responder Training - Advocacy
GinaMarie or Charles
792 Bohemia Pkwy.
Bohemia, NY 11716
(631) 838-4696
Email: advocatingmom | at |
For many years I have helped parents and caregivers learn how to advocate on behalf of the people they care about. I am still available for families in my area. In the process of caring for my now 17 year old son with PDD-NOS he has learned to advocate for himself as well!

A.E.C. Advocacy, LLC
Alice E. Capozzi
179 Journey's End Road
South Salem, NY 10590
(914) 533-2043
Email: alicecapozzi | at |
Special Education Advocates serving Westchester and Putnam Counties in New York, as well as Fairfield County in Connecticut.

Chantal Aflalo, Special Needs Advisor
360 East 72nd Street - 3101
New York, NY 10021
(212) 737-4449
Email: caflalo19 | at |
Assistance with early childhood intervention, special education school recommendations and application support, and guidance with funding.

AGAPE Education Center
Jae Yang
219-03 Northern Blvd #4
Bayside, NY 11361
(718) 224-2366; (203) 886-3035 (fax)
Email: contact | at |
Founded in 2005 with the goal of building confidence, creativity, and leadership in students ranging from elementary to high school students through Public Speaking & Debate, Abacus Math Club, Reading and Writing Club, and Academic Tutoring programs.

Helene H. Agatstein, Educational Consultant, Inc.
33 Dartmouth Street
Valley Stream, NY 11581
(516) 791-1324; (516) 791-1324 (fax)
Email: helene | at |
I am an advocate for students from birth through aging out adults. I work in New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. I have been in practice for 22 years.

AHA Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 916
Bethpage, NY 11714
(888) 918-9198
Email: info | at |
AHA Association provides information and support for families, individuals and professionals affected by the autism spectrum.

Nicholas Agro, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1000 Main Street
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
(631) 642-2478; (631) 473-7315 (fax)
Email: Nick.Agro | at |
Nicholas Agro is a Student Advocate Attorney practicing in the areas of School Disciplinary Proceedings and Special Education. Offices in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

Daniel M. Ajello, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1550 Richmond Ave., Ste 201
Staten Island, NY 10314
(718) 494-3800; (718) 494-3824 (fax)
Email: GETFAPE | at | AOL.COM
I am an Attorney, Licensed Teacher,and special needs parent, practicing in the areas of Special Needs Planning, Special Needs Trusts, Special Education Law.

Albero Advocacy LLC
Shawne Albero
45 Wayne Ct
Northport, NY 11768
(631) 327-2051
Email: shawne | at |
Non-Attorney Special Education Advocate who helps families navigate thru the special education process. Help with understanding assessments, organizing materials, creating correspondence, attending IEP meetings.

Jan Campbell, M.A.
53 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10021
(860) 501-8367
Email: jmcampbell05 | at |
Orton Gillingham-informed reading instruction for advancing reading and spelling skills, using a phonics-based, multi sensory, and emotionally-sensitive approach. Full educational testing is available to establish a reference point and skills benchmark.

Steven J. Alizio, Esq., M.S.Ed
Attorney at Law
80 Broad Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
(347) 395-4656
Email: salizio | at |
Special education legal services. Assistance obtaining funding and reimbursement for private school tuition, independent educational evaluations, and special education and related services.

All About Time, An Approach to Organization & Time
Natalie Baye
13 High Oaks Court
Huntington, NY 11743
(631) 421-7938; (631) 871-3702
Email: aatbaye | at |
I provide a holistic approach for children, teens and adults who have challenges with organizational, time management and work/study skills.

All in 1 S.P.O.T. with TheraTalk
Dr. Irene Gioules
150-50 14th Road
Whitestone, NY 11357
(718) 767-0071; (718) 767-0086 (fax)
Email: spotwiththeratalk | at |
We provide speech, physical and occupational therapy, as well as comprehensive multidisciplinary evaluations. We have one of the largest sensory gym in Queens, NY.

Anna-Christina Allen Advocacy, LLC.
12 Maple Street
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 488-4319
Email: annachristina.advocacy | at |
Special Education Non-Attorney Advocate available to assist families with the special education process throughout New York State. I am a member of COPAA.

Alternative Autism Solutions
Mary E. Riposo, PhD
111 Ferris Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13224
(315) 449-0040
Email: DrMary | at |
Offering educational consultation, parent training, and Reiki sessions for individuals with Autism Spectrum and related disorders and their families. Some insurances accepted.

Altogether Social
Deborah Meringolo/Nancy Tarshi
309 West 104th Street, Apt 7C
New York, NY 10025
(914) 714-2707; (917) 597-4369
Email: deborah.meringolo | at |
Social Thinking Groups for Elementary School age children through young adults

Andrea Alvarez, Special Education Advocate
10 Wall Street
Norwalk, CT 06850
(203) 899-1111; (203) 853-9246 (fax)
Email: andrea.alvarez | at |
Advocating for students and their parents to create individualized education plans that benefit each child, working towards a successful classroom experience.

Margaret Alvarez, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist
9 Carteret Drive
Pomona, NY 10970
(845) 354-6478
Email: neuropsych | at |
Assessment and Cognitive Rehabilitation Strategies Offered For IEP Planning, Speaker For School and Parent Groups, On Brain / Behavior Relationships.

American Foundation for the Blind
11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
New York, NY 10001
(212) 502-7600; (212) 502-7662 (TTY)
Email: afbinfo | at |

AMG Occupational Therapy, P.C.
Marc Gelman
55 Northern Boulevard, Suite 103
Great Neck, NY 11021
(917) 453-3200
Email: OTRehab26 | at |

Pio Andreotti, PsyD
7204 20th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(718) 331-3298; (718) 596-1030 (fax)
Email: NYNeuro | at |
Dr. Pio Andreotti is a NYS Licensed Neuropsychologist, experienced in conducting neuropsychological evaluations for Least Restrictive Environment, testing accommodations (including SAT), and college-level accommodations.

Andrew Heiskell Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
New York Public Library
476 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10018
(212) 206-5400; (212) 206-5425
Email: pleclerc | at |

Anger Management Groups: Dr. Lyle Becourtney
572 Route 303
Blauvelt, NY 10913
(917) 968-0965
Email: DrB | at |
Dr. Becourtney is a licensed psychologist who specializes in treating teens and adults who need help in managing their anger.

The Arc of Westchester
Carol Gearing
265 Saw Mill River Road
Hawthorne, NY 10532
(914) 949-9300
Email: arcofwestchestermktg | at |
We are the largest agency in Westchester County serving children, teens and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities and their families.

Robert Aronov, Esq.
Attorney at Law
315 Madison Avenue, Suite 901
New York, NY 10017
(212) 807-5525; (877) 529-6699; (718) 206-1272 (fax)
Email: robert | at |
Law Firm concentrating in the area of Education Law: Learning Disabilities, CPSE/CSE Annual Meeting, Section 504. Available programs: drug dependent children/autism/medically fragile children; tuition reimbursement.

Donna Arking, LCSW
792 East 19 St.
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(718) 434-2801
Email: donna.arking | at |
Specialist in work with individuals and families affected by learning, attention & related neurodevelopmental disorders. Comprehensive diagnosic assessment of ADHD,integrative treatment including behavior therapy, family stress reduction, parenting strategies.

Rachel Asher, Esq.
Attorney at Law
4 MacDonald Avenue
Armonk, NY 10504
(914) 273-3187; (914) 273-3206 (fax)
Email: asher | at |
Intelligent, results-oriented special education and disability law services. Creation and enforcement of effective IEPs. Equal access to services. Accommodations for testing. Disciplinary defense.

Asperger Syndrome & High Functioning Autism Association (AHA)
Patricia R. Schissel, LMSW
PO Box 916
Bethpage, NY 11714
(888) 918-9198; (888) 918-9198 (fax)
Email: info | at |
AHA serves individuals with ASDs, families and professionals working with them, providing crucial resources and support as they face challenges, building on strengths and potential.

Asperger's Syndrome Advocacy Group of Schenectady
Lynn Goliber
1752 Eastern Pkwy
Schenectady, NY 12309
(518) 370-7970; (518)355-6273
Email: aspergeradvocacy | at |
An organization dedicated to increasing knowledge and understanding of Asperger's Syndrome and other disabilities as they impact education.

ASPIRE Center for Learning and Development
Shana Nichols, PhD
63 Old East Neck Road
Melville, NY 11747
(631) 923-0923; (631) 923-0924 (fax)
Email: mholohan | at |
Specializing in autism spectrum, attention, learning, and speech/language disorders. Outpatient services for individuals and families: evaluation, consultation, evidence-based therapy, and social groups.

ATLAS Foundation for Autism
Alison Berkey MST, Co-Director
252 West 29th Street, Floor 3
New York, NY 10001
(212) 256-0846
Email: info | at |
The Atlas Foundation for Autism honors the voice of those who experience challenges in relating and communicating with other people through education, vocation & social interaction.

Audiology and Speech Solutions, P.C.
Nancy L Datino, AuD, CCC-A/SLP
350 Theodore Fremd Ave
Rye, NY 10580
(914) 588-8088; (914) 470-1433 (fax)
Email: ndatino | at |
Evaluations, Direct Services, Educational Consulting and Parent Training in the areas of Speech, Language and Listening. Specialist in the area of Auditory Processing.

Auditory Oral School of NY / StriVright
Pnina Bravmann, Director
1350 E. 37 Street
Brooklyn, NY 11210
(718) 531-1800; (718) 421-5395 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Early intervention, specializing in education of deaf or hard of hearing children, providing home-based & center-based diagnostic and therapeutic services to children ages birth to five years.

Aurora Optometric Group, P.C.
Dr. Richard D. O'Connor
K. Militello, Vision therapy
411 Main Street
East Aurora, NY 14052
(716) 652-0870
Email: kmilitello | at |
Developmental Optometrist specializing in vision and learning related problems.

Autism Alliance of Northeastern New York
Tammy Miller, President
P.O. Box 1884
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
(518) 354-7000
Email: tammy.m | at |
Our mission is to empower individuals and their families touched by Autism Spectrum Disorders through support and education, in Clinton, Essex, and Franklin Counties.

Autism Connection
36-R Buffalo St.
Attica, NY 14011
(585) 591-0188; (585) 591-2484
Email: akane | at |
Autism Connection focuses on the recovery and fulfillment in the lives of children with Autism & Aspergers. Developed by Mother of 2 DD children, academic scholar and experienced professional.

Autism Connections
Theresa Familo
2 Tower Dr, Suite C
Fulton, NY 13069
(315) 598-7672; (315) 598-1774 (fax)
Email: advocate | at |
An opportunity for families with children on the Autism Spectrum to connect with each other.

Autism Society of America, Albany Chapter
Janine Lounsbery
2999 Hamburg Street
PO Box 3847
Schenectady, NY 12303
(518) 355-2191
Email: info | at |
Autism information, support and advocay for Albany, Chenango, Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, Washington counties.
59 Mullock Road
Middletown, NY 10940-6196
(845) 978-3182
Email: info | at |
Family website shares credible autism resources information, treatment, and tips with parents and caregivers living with autism to help empower, support, network and inform.

AUtonomous Solutions
Yolanda Allwood
PO Box 253
Shirley, NY 11967
(347) 491-SOAR (7627); (888) 371-1227 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Parent mentoring for families with children diagnosed on the Autism spectrum. Extensive guidance designing a care plan that best fits a family’s unique needs.

AXA Advisors LLC, Special Needs Family Planning
1633 Broadway, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10019
(212) 541-1852; (917) 318-5051
Email: stuart.flaum | at |
Financial planning for families with an individual with developmental disabilities is very important.Special Needs Family Planning will help you get started or evaluate an existing financial plan.

Timothy J. Ayrovainen, SLP - Advocate, Speech-Language Pathologist
2174 Hewlett Avenue, Suite 108
Merrick, NY 11566
(516) 456-4426; (631) 589-6431 (fax)
Email: abletx01 | at |
Tim Ayrovainen is a licensed speech-language pathologist (>25 years experience) providing advocacy and direct services to families. His practice is child and family focused.

C. Lara Bakshi, Esq.
Attorney at Law
100 Church Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10007
(646) 845-7517
Email: Lara.bakshi | at |
Advising and litigating cases under IDEA and section 504 for parent's of children with disabilities. Fee scaling offered as well as payment plans. Also attend disciplinary hearings.

Paul Barger, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Barger & Gaines
116 Main Street
Irvington, NY 10533
(914) 902-5918; (914) 902-5917 (fax)
Email: paul | at |
Dedicated to representing families in special education matters and school bullying disputes.

Marilyn J. Bartlett, J.D., Ph.D.
Special Education Advocacy: PreK-College Students
57 Summit Ridge - The Summit
North Creek, NY 12853
(941) 237-0945
Email: SEA.bartlett.marilyn | at |
Dr. Bartlett advocates for special needs students, assists parents to understand the federal and state special education laws, and coaches students to self-advocate.

Lauren A. Baum, Esq.
Attorney at Law
61 Broadway, Suite 1060
New York, NY 10006
(212) 644-4414; (212) 644-8470 (fax)
Email: lbaum | at |
Legal representation provided for matters involving special education in New York City, Suffolk, Nassau, Westchester and Orange Counties.

Bayada Home Health Care - Hauppauge
Mandy Blake-German, Director
700 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 200
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(631) 863-3700; (631) 863-3705 (fax)
Email: mblake-german | at |
Provider of home care services including skilled high-tech nursing for pediatric clients (including infants). Nursing available for school bus transportation, field trips, one to one nursing during school hours, and nursing services at home.

Beck's Academic Tutoring
Linda K. Beck
536 Ashland Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 863-3793
Email: becklinda | at |
Qualified academic tutor for Pre-K through 12 in all areas. Masters in Ex. Ed, has taught for 26 years and tutored for 8.

Behavioral Consulting of Manhattan, Inc.
Melissa Engasser, MS
279 W 177th street
New York, NY 10026
(646) 377-2109
Email: melissa.engasser | at |

Benchmark Family Services, Inc.
Marguerite K. Feistel
1635 Ohioi Street
Watertown, NY 13601
(315) 786-7285; (315) 786-7270 (fax)
Email: bfamilys | at |
Integrated special education preschool, early intervention program for children birth - 3 and NYS licensed day care facility. NYS approved evaluator.

Matthew E. Bergeron, Esq.
Attorney at Law
217 South Salina Street, 6th Floor
Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 471-0405; (315) 471-7849 (fax)
Email: mbergeron | at |
A law firm dedicated to providing effective representation for people with disabilities, including Social Security Disability, Long Term Disability and Education matters.

Joyce B. Berkowitz, MEd JD
315 Packetts Landing
Fairport, NY 14450
(585) 421-9094
Email: berkolaw48 | at |
I represent parents on behalf of their children with disabilities in obtaining a free appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment.

Lola Berliner, Special Education Consultant
131 Mitchell Avenue
Long Beach, NY 11561
(516) 527-3136
Email: lolaberliner | at |
Lola Berliner is a recently retired CPSE/CSE Chairperson for Special Education with 38 years experience in education.She provides advocacy services for children and their parents by explaining regulations and parent rights.

Mark Bertin, M.D.
106 Washington Avenue
Pleasantville, New York 10570
(914) 841-2302
Developmental-behavioral pediatrician specializing in evaluation, treatment and service coordination for various developmental disabilities including Asperger Syndrome, autism, pervasive developmental disorders, ADHD, and learning disabilities.

BEST Consulting Services, Inc
Melissa J Andretta, BCBA
14 Rassmussen Place
Melville, NY 11747
(631) 875-8146; (631) 673-1222 (fax)
Email: BestEdConsult | at |
We provide consultation and tutoring for educational and home programs for children on the autism spectrum. All services are supervised by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) who is a doctoral candidate in the Columbia University ABA program.

Bilinguals Inc.
Abigail Dela Cruz
60 Madison Avenue, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10010
(212) 684-0099; (212) 679-7867 (fax)
Email: jdrewes | at |
A pediatric therapy, educational and autism services company that provides early intervention health care to children in need.

Birch Family Services
Debra J. Bardavid, LCSW
104 W. 29th Street
New York, NY 10001
(212) 616-1874; (212) 616-1800; (212) 242-5874 (fax)
Email: debra.bardavid | at |
Family Support Services Dept. within a non-profit agency providing information, referral, advocacy and support for parents of children with special needs from birth through transition to adult life.

Bishop Reality Consultants, Inc.
JaDonnia Bishop, M.Ed.
544 Beach 65th Street
Arverne, NY 11692-1329
(516) 444-6489
Email: bishoparverne | at |
Independent educational consultancy to leverage family engagement, ensure equity and respect for diversity supporting pedagogues, practitioners, youngsters and caregivers to drive achievement and empower communities.

Gina L. Blasdell, Esq.
Attorney at Law
303 Tompkins Street
Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 753-9650

Blue Sea Educational Consulting Inc.
Nicholas Mortati, Esq.
25 Fenmimore Lane
Huntington, NY 11743
(631) 368-2583; (631) 368-5357 (fax)
Email: nmortati | at |
Blue Sea is a professional collaborative servicing individuals with disabilities .. Behavior Intervention, Speech Language, Occupational Therapy, Special & General Education Instruction, and Legal Services

Lisa Bock Special Needs Consulting, Inc.
PO Box 142
Salisbury Mills, NY 12577-9998
(845) 496-1248
Email: LisaBockSpecialNeedsConsulting | at |
Twenty years experience training parents in inclusion, placement, IEP, discipline, transition, and obtaining appropriate meaningful education.

BOMj Inc (Because of Michael Jr.)
Aileen Callan
14 Hovenkamp Ave.
Nanuet, NY 10954
(845) 624-4616
Email: bomj | at |
Independent Special Education (IEP) Advocate. Comprehensive services provided.

Brain Injury Association of New York State
10 Colvin Avenue
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 459-7911; (800) 228-8201 (in NY)
Email: info | at |

Brain Resource Center
Natalia Tsurikova
263 West End Avenue, Suite 1D
New York, NY 10023
(212) 877-2130
Email: nt | at |
BRC is a unique center that harnesses advances in neuroscience to improve academic performance as well as cognitive and emotional wellbeing for all children.

BrainPaint, Inc.
17366 Sunset Blvd.
Pacific Palisades, CA 92072
(212) 573-9979
Email: zippitydoodaday | at |
EVIDENCE-BASED neurofeedback for brain training is easy to find in and around NYC, NY, NJ & CT.

Brainy Academy
1733 Sheepshead Bay Road, 4th floor
Brooklyn, NY 11235
(347) 450-2123
Email: info | at |
Brainy Academy provides affordable tutoring for all children, Montessori classes, and Science classes. We specialize in teaching problem solving and logic.

Regina Brandow, Esq.
Berger & Brandow, LLP
1320 Stony Brook Road, Suite 208
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631) 689-7404; (631) 689-7408 (fax)
Email: rbrandow208 | at | or dberger731 | at |
Berger & Brandow, LLP is a legal firm in Long Island, New York, that concentrates in the area of education law. The firm also provides legal services in the area of trusts and real estate law.

Michael P. Brennan, Merrill Lynch CSNA
1251 Ave of the Americas, Suite 2400
New York, NY 10020
(212) 382-8410
Email: mike.brennan | at |
As a CSNA I am trained to fully understand special needs planning, special needs trusts, personal and legal concerns facing families of children with disabilities. I also build partnerships with special needs attorneys and advocates that foster an integrated financial strategy for families.

Andrew Bressner, Esq.
Attorney at Law
11 Foxburn Street
New City, NY 10956
(845) 499-2038
Email: abressner | at |
Special Education Law practice.

Brooklyn Letters
Craig Selinger
1139 Prospect Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11218
(347) 394-3485
Email: craig | at |
We offer in-home and remote speech language therapy, literacy (reading and writing), math tutoring. We travel to: Bay Ridge, Bedford Stuyvesant, Bensonhurst, Boerum Hill, Borough Park, Brooklyn Heights, Bushwick, Carroll Gardens, Clinton Hill, Cobble Hill, Crown Heights, Downtown Brooklyn, Dumbo, Dyker Heights, Flatbush, Fort Green, Gowanus, Gravesend, Greenpoint, Homecrest, Kensington, Lefferts Gardens, Madison, Manhattan Beach, Midwood, Mill Basin, Navy Yard, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Prospect Park South, Red Hook, Sheepshead Bay, Sunset Park, Williamsburg, Windsor Terrace and More!

Brooklyn Special Education Parent Support
237 Flatbush ave #133
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(646) 709-5988
Email: nycdoeparent | at |
Special education support, Parent support, Certified IEP parent. Email and I will respond within 24 hours!

Brooklyn Speech Solutions, PLLC
Gordy Rogers, M.S. CCC-SLP
44 Court St., Suite 910
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(917) 628-7525
Email: gordy | at |
Brooklyn Speech Solutions, located in downtown Brooklyn, is a full-service speech and language therapy practice that tailors individual treatments to meet your family's needs.

Lynn M. Brown, Esq.
Attorney at Law
990 Stewart Avenue, Suite 300
P.O. Box 9194
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 741-6565; (516) 741-6706 (fax)
Email: lbrown | at |
Experienced litigation attorney representing parents and students in education law matters on Long Island, including CSE meetings, impartial hearings and disciplinary matters.

Tracy L. Bullett, Esq.
Tabner, Ryan & Keniry, LLP
18 Corporate Woods Boulevard, Suite 8
Albany, NY 12211
(518) 465-9500 Ext. 32; (518) 465-5112 (fax)
Email: tlb | at |
I am an attorney in New York State. I represent parents with children who have disabilities and are being denied a free appropriate public education.

Naeema Burgess
P.O.Box 739
Bronx, NY 10469
(336) 253-6336
Email: naeemaburgess | at |
Two PsyD/BCBA candidates and experienced professionals well versed in early intervention, special education and ABA. We provide consultation regarding autism, social emotional delays, behavioral challenges and learning disabilities.

Deidre J. Byrne, Esq.
Attorney at Law
24 Main Street
Sayville, NY 11782
(631) 319-1290; (631) 319-1292 (fax)
Email: djb | at |
Located in Suffolk County, my firm offering personal, caring service for your special education legal needs. Twenty years in education, with special needs experience.

John W. Callanan, Esq.
Attorney at Law
269 Hardenburgh Road, P.O. Box 147
Pine Bush, NY 12566
(845) 744-5934; (845) 744-6448 (fax)
Email: john | at |
Special Needs Planning, including Trusts, Guardianships, Wills in Orange, Ulster & Sullivan Counties. "Your child's greatest Asset is You".

CAPES: Child Advocacy & Parent Empowerment Services
Deanna Walsh-Bender MSEd, LMSW
The Original Saint James School House
542 North Country Road, Suite 2
Saint James, NY 11780
(631) 686-6021; (631) 686-6022 (fax)
Email: capesdwb | at |
Child, Adolescent & Young Adult Therapist Special Education Consultant Mental Health & Disability Advocate.

Marisa Carbone, Esq.
Attorney at Law
980 Broadway
Thornwood, NY 10594
(914) 769-2196; (914) 769-2196 (fax)
Email: mcesq | at |
Special education attorney. Advocate for children and families.

Dawn Catucci
351 Manville Road Suite 101
Pleasantville, NY 10570
(914) 762-0779
Email: catdawn1 | at |
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who offers Indivual and group counseling for students with disabilities.

Center for Attention and Learning Disorders (CALD)
Michelle Shackelford, Ph.D.
c/o Outpatient Center for Mental Health
Lenox Hill Hospital
1430 Second Avenue, Suite 103
New York, NY 10021
(212) 434-3365; (212) 717-5691 (fax)
Email: ppramataris | at |
Outpatient NYC clinic offering neuropsychological/psychoeducational testing services and therapy services for children age 5 to 18. Service fees on sliding scale based on family income.

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities
Lisa Burditt
1535 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 442-2574; (518) 442-5412; (518) 442-4834 (fax)
Email: lburditt | at |
Grant-funded organization providing resources and training to families and professionals living and working with individuals with ASD from birth to age 21.

Center for Autism & Related Disorders
Denise Rhine, Managing Supervisor
6 N. Main St., Suites 204-205
Fairport, NY 14450
(585) 377-6590; (585) 377-6605 (fax)
Email: d.rhine | at |
Provide in-home/school ABA therapy to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders throughout New York.

Center for Cognitive assessment
Wilfred van Gorp, Ph.D., ABPP
200 W. 57th Street, Suite 603
New York, NY 10019
(212) 247-1350
Email: office | at |
Neuropsychological and psychoeducational evaluation services for children and adults for academic, test or work accommodations. All services provided by a board certified neuropsychologist.

Center for Educational and Psychological Services
525 West 120th Street, Box 91
New York, NY 10027
(212) 678-3262
Services include psychotherapy, limited reading tutoring, psychological and educational assessments at a reduced fee. Services provided by advanced graduate students on a limited schedule.

Center for Legal Education and Advocacy Resources
William J. Porta, Esq., M.Ed.
42 Maple Avenue
HAmilton, NY 13346
(315) 691-3000
Email: bporta | at |
To improve the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families by providing information, educational services and legal supports to improve access to entitlements and services.

Central NY Autism Society of America
PMB 252, 4465 E. Genesee Street
Dewitt, NY 13214-2242
(315) 447-4466
Email: cnyasa | at |
Monthly meetings, summer program, sibling program, workshops, advocacy, support and awareness. (Syracuse and surrounding area.)

Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State
330 W. 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
(212) 947-5770, ext. 201

CGC Consultants LLC
Carol Courtadon
P.O. Box 328
Suffern, NY 10901
(917) 292-6331
Email: cgc_consultants | at |
Special education advocacy services for parents of children with special needs.

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CH.A.D.D.)

CHADD of Nassau County
Vicki Rogers or Kathy Post
PO Box 548
Levittown, NY 11756
(516) 932-0903
Email: nassau-county | at |
Serving Long Island and Queens, we offer support groups and educational forums and workshops for parents of children with AD/HD and and adults with AD/HD. Monthly meetings are held in East Meadow, NY.

CHADD of Suffolk County
P.O. Box 2478
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
(631) 981-9270
We serve the Long Island community with family support, advocacy, parent training sessions and educational programming to increase awareness and knowledge about AD/HD in children and adults. Monthly meetings are held in Ronkonkoma, N.Y.

Chalkdust Incorporated
Tamar Lindenfeld
4 Disbrow Lane
New Rochelle, NY 10804
(914) 980-8674
Email: Chalkdustinc | at |
Tutoring and educational consulting services. Supporting children and families by providing individualized support.

Sonia K. Chand, Esq.
Attorney at Law
11 Broadway, Suite 615
New York, NY 10004
(347) 781-4644
Email: sonia | at |
I represent kids and families of kids with special needs. My services include, but are not limited to, consultations with parents, administrative hearings, due process hearings, representation in IEP meetings, and disciplinary defense of children with disabilities to name a few.

Chatterbugs LLC
Lindajeanne Schwartz MS, BCBA
20 Jennifer's Path
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
(516) 680-3909; (516) 381-8626
Email: Chatterbugsllc | at |
This is an integrated socialization group for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other related Developmental Disabilities.

Children First of Manhattan, Inc.
1225 Franklin Avenue, Suite 325
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 746-2609; (516) 873-8881 (fax)
Email: sara | at |
CFOM provides the following services: Applied Behavioral Analysis, Speech-Language-Feeding Therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Special Education.

Children's Health Network, LLC
Melody A. Palange
99 Washington Avenue, Suite 1
Suffern, NY 10902
(845) 369-4058; (845) 369-4934 (fax)
Email: mpalange | at |
Children's Health Network is a professional case management organization serving the medically fragile pediatric population of New York State.

The Churchill School And Center

Citywide Council on Special Education
Rose Morgan, Admin. Assistant
28-11 Queens Plaza North - Room 522
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 391-8354
Email: ccse | at |
Web: http://
Consists of nine parents of disabled children, elected from across NYC and two individuals appointed by the Public Advocate.

Clarence New York SEPTSA
Special Education Parent Teacher Student Association
P.O. Box 594
Clarence, NY 14031
Email: ClarenceNYseptsa | at |

ClarityEd Test Prep Flushing
42-05 Parsons Blvd, #C2
Flushing, NY 11355
(718) 598-1372
Email: mj1818 | at |
Test Prep and Tutoring: SAT Prep, ACT Prep, SHSAT Prep, HCSH Prep, SAT subjects, Admissions Advisory, AP exams, ESL, State Exams

Client Assistance Program
New York Commission on Quality of Care
401 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305-2397
(518) 381-7098

Andrew M. Cohen, Esq.
Attorney at Law
250 W. 57th Street, Ste. 1216
New York, NY 10107
1100 Franklin Avenue, Ste. 305
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 877-0595; (516) 248-2624 (fax)
Email: ac | at |
A law practice dedicated to helping special needs families. Services include preparing wills and supplemental needs trusts, and handling guardianship proceedings.

Julie Cohen, LCSW
75 South Middle Neck Road
Great Neck, NY
(516) 504-1881
Email: magicseeds | at |
Psychotherapist working with the parents and families of special needs children, providing emotional support and care. Please see the SPECIAL NEEDS page of my website.

Larry A. Cohen, CPRP
504 Route 9D
Beacon, NY 12508
(914) 474-9624
Email: Larry | at |
Special Ed. Advocate/Consultant with focus on children with special needs and their education; emphasis on parent/caregiver empowerment and support.

College Success Coaching
Bridgett Perry, Ed Specialist
6 Nottingham Dr.
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 217-6264
Email: bridgett | at |
College Success Coaching for students with disabilities. Supporting students to become their own advocate through learning life skills. For students in transition or entering college.

Columbia U Cerebral Palsy Camp
Teachers College, Columbia University
Andrew Gordon, Ph.D.
525 W. 120th Street, Box 199
New York, NY 10027
(212) 678-3326; (212) 678-3322 (fax)
Email: ag275 | at |

Communication Works NYC SLP
Sharna McMicken
155 West 68th St. 28E
New York, NY 10023
(917) 715-4053; (917) 538-8600
Email: cworksnyc | at |
We offer comprehensive speech and language evaluations, therapy, and assistance with augmentative communication. We specialize in small social language groups for children with special needs.

Community Human Resources, Inc.
7518 S. State St.
Lowville, NY 13367
(315) 376-4648; (315) 376-8605 (fax)
Email: chr | at |
Our service includes Special Education advocacy, family empowerment, Parent Partners under Coordinated Children's Services Initiative, information and referral, a Resource Library and the Lewis County Advocacy Network.

Community Integration and Support, Inc.
Erik Moore, PhD
118-35 Queens Blvd., Suite 400
Forest Hills, NY 11375
(718) 876-0848; (718) 310-3337 (fax)
Neuropsychological IEP Evaluations for school students (Learning, Dyslexia, math disorders, Autism, ADHD, behavior, anxiety, mood), diagnoses and treatment plans. Impartial Hearing Evaluations. No cost.

Comprehensive Kids
Special Education Teacher/SEIT/ABA
820 Colgate Avenue, 9B
Bronx, NY 10473-4832
(917) 361-3581
Email: kminta | at |
Masters level education with a strong emphasis on Special Education. I am an experienced SEIT teacher adept in applying ABA-styles methods for behavior modification and assessment review.

Confident Readers Educational Advocacy
Carolyn Polchinski, M.S.Ed.
182 Garth Road Apt 3A
Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 325-0297
Email: Carolyn | at |
Educational advocacy. Specializing in supporting students who struggle with Dyslexia. We advise parents, administer skilled assessments, provide direct instruction, identify and write accurate IEP goals, and attend CSE meetings.

Connect The Dots Occupational Therapy, PLLC
Marianne Rho
38 W. 32nd St. Suite 1403
New York, NY 10001
(212) 290-0290; (212) 290-0292 (fax)
Email: marsoorho | at |
Pediatric occupational therapy clinic, specializing in sensory integration. Is accepting all CPSE and RSA referrals, private pay, and will assist with insurance reimbursement.

Consultants in Exceptional Education LLC.
Elizabeth C. Smithmeyer
P. O. Box 608
Binghamton, NY 13902-0608
(607) 724-7984
Email: cxed1 | at |
We provide services to school districts and agencies for people with autism spectrum disorder and developmental disabilites, including school support and staff and family training.

Cordova & Associates P.C.
Doreen Cordova
1065 Longbeach Rd
South Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 481-0624; (516) 481-1276 (fax)
Email: dcordova | at |
Helping parents navigate the special education/504 process. Ensuring that all children receive the services they are entitled to so they may achieve thier full potential.

James A. Costello, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Futterman & Lanza, LLP
222 East Main Street, Suite 212
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 979-4300
Email: costello239 | at |
Special education law on behalf of children with disabilities and their parents or guardians.

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

Lorrie Cohen, MS, LMHC
3 Fox Hollow Court
Dix Hills, NY 11746
(631) 667-6677
Email: counseling4today | at |
Specializing in families & their children with ASD & other different abilities. Providing individual & group counseling, social skills programs, support groups & parent education & advocacy.

Counseling Services For Children and Families
(Metropolitan Wellness Services, Inc.)
Emma K. Viglucci
280 Madison Avenue, Suite 808
New York, NY 10016
(646) 228-8782
Email: emma | at |
Providing Counseling and Other Resources and Services for Individual, Couple, Family, Adolescent and Children through talk, art and play therapy, support and therapeutic groups, workshops, and literature.

Crossman Educational Consulting, LLC
Stephanie Crossman, JD
113 West 89th Street #2A
New York, NY 10024
(917) 923-0305
Email: stephanie | at |
An educational consulting practice specializing in residential and day school programs for students who learn differently, have developmental disabilities, or emotional or behavioral issues.

Crossroads Center of NJ
Jackie de Vries
947 Linwood Avenue Suite 2N
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
(201) 253-0345; (201) 253-0344 (fax)
Email: jackie | at |
Provide neurofeedback (to improve brain regulation) and neurodevelopmental therapy for children on the spectrum.

Crossroads Educational Solutions
Crossroads Educational Solutions
Charles Askew
65 4th Avenue
Huntington, NY 11746
(202) 689-0795
Email: sped_law | at |

Andrew K. Cuddy, Esq.
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 636
145 E. Genesee Street
Auburn, NY 13021
(716) 868-9103; (718) 569-6466 (fax)
Email: akcuddy132 | at |
Representation in special education due process hearings throughout New York State, including New York City.

D2 Advocacy
Carmine DePalma
475 Main street
Mt Kisco, NY 10549
(914) 282-7780
Email: cdepalma | at |
Special Education advocacy is a very complicated and challenging process. Let me help you ensure your child's educational entitlements.

Carolyn A. D'Agostino, Esq.
Attorney at Law
22 First Street
Troy, NY 12181
(518) 266-1035; (518) 391-9650; (518) 874-5102 (fax)
Email: carolyn.dagostino | at |

DanLette Agency, LLC
Paulette E. Palmer
PO Box 504
Oceanside, NY 11572
(516) 678-1212
Email: info | at |
Special Education Advocates. The DanLette Agency provides advocacy services for children and their parents in order to negotiate services that best met the needs of the child. Partners Danielle Brooks and Paulette E. Palmer.

DaVinci Learning Center
Kerry Leo and Elaine Micali
550 North Country Road
St. James, NY 11780
(631) 928-4815; (631) 928-4817 (fax)
Email: SpecialATP | at |
Assistive Technology evaluation, consultation, and training.

Thomas Davis, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Stenger, Roberts, Davis & Diamond LLP
1136 Route 9
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
Email: tdavis | at |
Represents students/families at CSE and due process meetings, disciplinary and manifestation hearings and in court. We advocate for an appropriate education in a healthy and safe environment.

Decoding Special Needs
Chantel Paige, Director
1780 Grand Concourse PMB 22
Bronx, NY 10457
(800) 992-7062
Email: Chantel | at |
We help parents by providing them with information,advice and parent "coaching" behind the scenes. Along with IEP attendance and much more.

Gina DeCrescenzo, Esq.
Attorney at Law
180 South Broadway, Suite 302
White Plains, NY 10605
(914) 615-9177; (914) 615-9176 (fax)
Email: gina | at |
Gina DeCrescenzo, P.C. - a Special Education law firm - tirelessly seeks equal access and equality of instruction and opportunity for children with special needs.

Anthony J. DeTurris, Merrill Lynch CSNA
50 Route 111
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 361-3239
Email: anthony.deturris | at |
Certified Special Needs Advisor. As a CSNA I am trained to fully understand special needs planning, special needs trusts and trustees, personal and legal concerns facing families of children with disabilities, and building partnerships with special needs attorneys and disability advocates that foster an integrated financial strategy.

Developmental Coach: Behavior Skills and Language
Stephen Katz
337 East 90th Street
New York, NY 10128
(917) 842-4984
Email: steveck42 | at |
I enjoy the challenges and rewards that each day brings. My approach is very easy going with an emphasis on making eye contact while finding opportunities to engage individuals in their natural environment.

Stephen E. Diamond, Special Needs Planning/Trusts
Stenger, Roberts, Davis & Diamond, LLP
1136 Route 9
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
(845) 298-2000
Email: sdiamond | at |
We assist with applying for Guardianships, setting up Special Needs Trusts, and acting as a trustee or guardian for your child’s assets.

Dinosaur Physical Therapy
73 West 85th Street
New York, NY 10024
(516) 652-9911
Email: info | at |
Dinosaur Physical Therapy provides high quality Pediatric Physical Therapy to children from birth to 21 years of age with a wide range of developmental, orthopedic, neuromuscular, and congenital conditions.

Disability Design
Gilles Malkine
PO Box 1
Olivebridge, NY 12461
(845)657-2210; (845) 657-2210 (fax)
Email: malkines | at |
Evaluation and design consultant for home modifications specifically for people with disabilities (no construction). ADA compliance reports, accessibility reports & recommendations, plans & specifications.

Disabled Dealer of Upstate New York
Jillian Delmont
P.O. Box 341
Falconer, NY 14733
(716) 664-9094; (716) 484-7018 (fax)
Email: ddmuny | at |
We provide a publication for people with disabilities, offering new and used adaptive equipment, vehicles, events, resources, etc., items for sale listed from individuals, and business. No charge for copies.

Dino Domina, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1135 Morris Park Ave, Suite 202
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 962-0600
Email: dominalawny | at |
Bronx, NY lawyers with many years experience handling special education and disability cases throughout New York.

Lloyd Donders, Esq.
Attorney at Law
25 Maple Avenue, Suite 3B
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706
8 W. 126th Street
New York, NY 10027
(914) 588-9229
Email: lloyd | at |
We're dedicated to helping parents of children with disabilities obtain the educational supports and services they are entitled to. Services include: legal representation, obtaining Independent Evaluations, tuition reimbursement.

Down Syndrome Association of Central New York, Inc
Lindsay Lyboult, President
P.O. Box 5
Manlius, NY 13104
(315) 459-3843
Email: dsaofcny | at |

Doris Peterson
51 Village La
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(631) 484-8296
Email: dpr-edadvocate | at |
Navigates the 504/IEP process within the school system. Will attend 504 and CPSE/CSE meetings and review all services.

Katherine S. Duyer, Esq.
Attorney at Law
245 River Street
Hobart, NY 13788
(240) 308-0563
Email: kduyer | at |
A law firm providing representation of students with disabilities in special education matters.

Elyse Dub, Ph.D., NCSP
114 East 71st Street, Suite 1E
New York, NY 10021
(917) 541-7340
Email: elysedub | at |
Dr. Elyse Dub conducts neuropsychological evaluations for students struggling in school. She also provides individual remediation in areas such as organizational and study skills.

Dysautonomia Foundation, Inc.
633 Third Avenue, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10017
(212) 949-6644
Provides resources and advocates on behalf of those affected by Familial Dysautonomia (FD)

Dysautonomia Treatment and Evaluation Center
Department of Pediatrics & Department of Neurology
NYU School of Medicine
530 First Avenue, Suite 9Q
New York, NY 10016
(212) 263-7225

* Dyslexia Solutions Center
Lynn C Dalton, M.Ed., A/AOGPE
8 Front Street Unit 415
Croton Falls, NY 10519
(914) 582-4248
Email: lynndalton | at |
Diagnostic Testing, Special Education Advocacy and Orton Gillingham-based Tutoring. Over 15 years of successful outcomes through a multifaceted, integrated approach.
* Lynn hosted a Wrightslaw training conference on February 29, 2016. Click here to see that webpage.

Early Childhood Development Specialists
Ilene Kopstein, Ph.D.
695 Dickens Ave.
Franklin Square, NY 11010
(516) 477-8769; (516) 385-6564 (fax)
Email: ikopstein | at |
Psycho-educational evaluations for preschool children. Support parents in advocating for their child with school authorities to ensure satisfaction with services/placement.

Early Childhood Direction Center (ECDC-Manhattan)
Marilyn Rubinstein
New York Presbyterian Hospital
435 East 70th Street, Suite 2A
New York, NY 10021
(212) 746-6175
Email: mrubinst | at |
Information and referral assistance for families and professionals about services for young children with diagnosed or suspected special needs. Funded by the NYS Education Department. No fee.

Early Childhood Direction Center - Jamaica
Catherine Warkala
81-15 164th St
Jamaica, NY 11432
(718) 215-1299; (718) 969-9149 (fax)
Email: cwarkala | at |
Early Childhood Direction Center (ECDC) provides free and confidential information and training to families and professionals about services for children birth to five with diagnosed or suspected delays in development.

Early Childhood Direction Center - Buffalo
888 Delaware Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14209
(716) 878-7282; (800) 462-7653; (716) 878-1267 (fax)
Email: VRubin | at |
Information, Parent Education and Community Resources for families of children , birth to five, with special needs or suspected special needs. All services are free.

Early Childhood Direction Center - Amherst
Vickie Rubin
c/o People, Inc.
3131 Sheridan Drive
Amherst, NY 14226
(716) 880-3875; (800) 462-7653
Email: ECDC | at |
Information and Referral agency for families of children with special needs (Birth-5 yrs. old). We serve Cayuga, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, and Oswego.

Early Childhood Direction Center - Manhattan
Marilyn Rubinstein
New York Presbyterian Hospital
409 East 60th Street, Suite 3-312
New York, NY 10022
(212) 746-6175
Email: mrubinst | at |
Information, referral, support and assistance for families and professionals working with young children with supsected or diagnosed delays or disabilities. No fee.

East End Educational Services
Kristin Burke, M.S.Ed.
75 Washington Drive
Montauk, NY 11954
(631) 523-8065; (631) 668-4622
Email: EEEducationalservices | at |
East End Educational Services conducts educational evaluations, multisensory reading instruction, academic tutoring, and teacher and parent training.

East End Special Education Parents
Kathleen Chamberlain
520 Harvest Ln.
Mattituck, NY 11952
(631) 506-8473
Email: billsreef | at |
Parent advocacy group on Long Island. Join our free Yahoo group to chat/share/learn from other parents. Fee based advocacy services also available.

Easter Seals New York
230 Washington Avenue, Extension
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 438-8785; (800) 727-8785 (in NY)
Email: essofny | at |

Barbara J. Ebenstein, Esq.
Attorney at Law
53 Pengilly Drive
New Rochelle, New York 10804
(914) 355-5945; (914) 355-5946 (fax)
Email: bjeslaw | at |
Barbara focuses on the representation of parents in special education, general education, and related matters. Barbara is an adjunct associate professor at New York University where she teaches the graduate courses in Education Law. Barbara has extensive experience conducting CLE for attorneys and workshops for parents, advocates, school personnel, and other professionals from Hawaii to New Hampshire. She serves as an attorney skills trainer for the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA) and was Chair of the COPAA from 2005 to 2006.

Michael Eberlin, Ph.D.
Clinical & School Psychologist
P.O. Box 326
2000 Deer Park Avenue
Deer Park, NY 11729
(631) 254-2739; (877) PSYCHDR; (877) 205-6740 (fax)
Email: drmikeeb | at |

* Eden II Diagnostic and Outreach Autism Center
Geoff Debery , M.A., BCBA
150 Granite Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10303
(718) 816-1422; (718) 816-1428 (fax)
Email: gdebery | at |
As many people already know Eden II Programs has been in operation in Staten Island for over 35 years. We exclusively serve individuals with autism and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) forms the clinical model for all of our programs. * Eden II Diagnostic and Outreach Autism Center sponsored a Wrightslaw program in 2013.

Edison Schools Inc
521 5th Ave. 11FL
New York, NY 10175
(212) 389-6009
Email: macuevas | at |
Basically everything that would be helpful to children with ADHD. family health plan, etc.

Educational Advancement Institute
Alice S. Farrell
Oak Street Professional Building
38 Oak Street
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518) 232-7812
Email: afarrell002 | at |
Serving Northern New York. Offering advocacy for individuals with disabilities: IEP review, CSE, long term planning for the disabled, mediation, management services & legal counsel.

Educational Alternatives, LLC
Dana Stahl, M.Ed.
35 Lily Pond Lane
Katonah, NY 10536
(914) 907-9144
Email: danaconsults | at |
Educational Alternatives focuses on advice, advocacy, and school placements for children with learning disabilities. Additionally, it provides career and vocational counseling to special needs adults.

Educational Consultant, Inc.
Dr. Helene H. Agatstein
33 Dartmouth Street
Valley Stream, NY 11581
(516) 791-1324; (516) 445-1705
Email: helene | at |
I have been an advocate for children for over 20 years. I represent parents and their children at CSE meetings, CST and 504 meetings in NY, NJ, NC, Fl and Ma.

Educational Consultants
Len Berkowit
9 Morningside Road
Ardsley, NY 10502
(914) 714-3923; (914) 693-1540; (914) 239-3792 (fax)
Email: ahcouns | at |
We will test and report on students in need of Special Testing and placement. Will accompany parents to all EPC hearings regardless of the step.

Educational Consulting Services
Betsy Grigoriu, PhD
30 Eagleshead Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 539-6413; (845) 501-3017 (fax)
Email: bgrigoriu | at |
Educational consulting and advocacy for children with special needs. Offering advocacy, in-home services, and out-of-home placements for children of all ages and stages in life.
Bruce Ira Levenberg
PO Box 1302
Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 7611-8166
Email: bil | at |
Consultant services and expert opinions concerning special education students central to issues of school bullying; bussing safety; and educational malpractice including corporal punishment.

Educon Associates
Douglas Duguay, Director
6506 Donlen Drive
Ellicottville, NY 14731
(716) 699-2204; (716) 912-2275; (716) 699-2210 (fax)
Email: douglasdug | at |
Experienced individual special education consultants will closely guide and support families though the SpEd process to maximize potential within current educational settings.

Empowering Our Parents
Diane Fulves
P.O. Box 705
Bedford, NY 10506
(914) 584-4273
Email: dee076 | at |
Individual and group programs which provide information to make education work for our children. Particular emphasis on effective classroom strategies to help children succeed.

Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island
506 Stewart Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 739-7733
Email: rdaly | at |

Epilepsy Society of New York City
305 7th Avenue, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10001
(212) 633-2930

Lauren Evangeline, MSW - Autism Spectrum Consultant
419 East 82nd St., Apt 1D
New York, NY 10028
(917) 719-6485
Email: laurenxevangeline | at |
Independent Autism Spectrum Consultant providing Individualized Services to Children with Autism and their Families.

Exceptional Family Resources
David B. Wissink
1065 James Street, Suite 220
Syracuse, NY 13203
(315) 478-1462; (315) 478-1467 (fax)
Email: dwissink | at |
A non-profit agency that supports and enhances the independence of people with disabilities. We link people to services that remove barriers and empower families.

Exceptionalities Incorporated
Daniella Lans, Director
14 Equinox Ct 1A
Delmar, NY 12054
(518) 944-9215
Email: dlans | at |
With over two decades in Special Education and 16+ years as a Special Needs parent I strongly believe you are your child's best advocate.

Extraordinary Minds, Inc.
Laura Hynes
308 Forest Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10301
(347) 564-8451
Email: L.Hynes | at |
Relationship Development Intervention is a developmental, family based approach to treating autism spectrum and related disorders. Extraordinary Minds provides a variety of services utilizing the RDI methodology.

Deborah A. Ezbitski, Esq.
Attorney at Law
208 Mulberry Lane
Larchmont, NY 10538
(914) 216-3694
Email: deb | at |
Dedicated special education attorney representing parents of children who learn differently, including those with ADHD, Asperger's, dyslexia, and who are twice-exceptional. Free initial consultation.

Peggy Cuyler-Salem
98 East Bridge St
Oswego, NY 13126
(315) 216-6425; (315) 216-4240 (fax)
Email: Peggy | at |
FADD is an educational and informational support group for parents and caregivers who have children with ADHD and other emotional problems. FADD also offers support groups for grandparents raising grandchildren.

Falcon & Singer P.C.
Raymond J. Falcon, Jr.
14 Harwood Court, Suite 220
Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 723-3919; (914) 723-1951 (fax)
Email: rfalcon | at |
Special needs planning attorneys, including special needs trusts, government benefits eligibility (Medicaid, SSI, etc.) and related estate planning for families with special needs children.

Helene Fallon
P.O. Box 2143
44 So. Elmwood Ave.
Montauk, NY 11954
(631) 668-4858; (631) 669-5002; (631) 668-6079 (fax)
Email: hafmjf | at |
Advocate/trainor - educational consultant.

Family Advocacy Center
5639 Walker Road
Deerfield, NY 13502
(315) 797-8630; (315) 724-5387 (fax)
Email: mbusa | at |
FAC provides educational advocacy services in the school districts and Medicaid service coordination to the developmentally disabled.

Family Empowerment Council
Intake Coordinatior
225 Dolson Avenue, Suite 403
Middletown, NY 10940
(845) 343-8100; (888) 343-8181; (845) 343-9906 (fax)
Email: brussell | at |
FEC is a non profit person centered agency which provides several services for persons with disabilities who reside in Orange & Sullivan Counties.

Family Resource Network, Inc.
46 Oneida Street
Oneonta, NY 13820
(607) 432-0001; (607) 432-5516 (fax)
Email: info | at |
FRN provides numerous services for families raising a loved one with special needs. Please see website for specifics.

Family Speech Center
Errika Nathenas Dimitrakis
25-32 168th street
Flushing, NY 11358
(718) 939-0306; (718) 939-0314 (fax)
Email: familyspeechcenter | at |
Our certified speech-language pathologists work in providing services to children by improving their articulation skills, fluency; and improving delays in receptive- expressive language development.

Family Support Project for the Developmentally Disabled
N. Central Bronx Hospital
3424 Kossuth Avenue, Room 15A10, Social Work Department
Bronx, NY 10467
(718) 519-4797

Family Ties of Westchester, Inc.
Family Ties provides various support groups, strives to keep children in the community, at home with their families and provides advocacy services and support. All Family Ties services are free and confidential. List of Locations:

  • Mount Kisco Family Ties Resource Center
    344 Main Street, Lower Level
    Mt. Kisco, NY 10549
    (914) 242-3870; (914) 242-3872
    Email: MKisco | at |
  • Mount Vernon Family Ties Resource Center
    158 Gramatan Avenue, 2nd floor
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 663-4931; (914) 663-4679
    Email: MtVernon | at |
  • New Rochelle Family Ties Resource Center at New Rochelle Guidance Center
    70 Grand Street
    New Rochelle, NY 10801
    (914) 636-4440 ext 221; (914) 663-5231
    Email: LCaceres | at |
  • Ossining Family Ties Resource Center
    173 Main Street, 2nd floor
    Ossining, NY 10562
    (914) 941-3461; (914) 941-5373
    Email: FamilyTies | at |
  • Peekskill Family Ties Resource Center
    929 South Street
    Peekskill, NY 10566
    (914) 739-4725; (914) 739-4727
    Email: Peekskill | at |
  • Yonkers Family Ties Resource Center
    164 Ashburton Avenue, lowere level
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 964-2063; (914) 964-5748 (fax)
    Email: Yonkers | at |

Family Ties
MHA in Orange County
20 Walker St.
Goshen, NY 10924
(845) 294-7411
Family Ties is a family run Support Group for parents and families with children/adolescents who have emotional, behavioral or social difficulties (including SED, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorders).

Families Helping Families Resource Center
Andrea Anna Lella, CEO
112 (B) Petrus Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10312
(718) 227-2171
Email: FHF | at | FHFNYC.ORG
FHF was founded by families of children with disabilities dedicated to providing other families with the full level of support and education necessary for them to successfully cope with and overcome the challenges associated with disabilities.

Families Together in New York State, Inc.
15 Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
(518) 432-0333; (888) 326-8644 (in NY)
Email: info | at |
Statewide chapter of the Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health. Offers advocacy, information and referral, and support to families of children with emotional, behavioral, and social needs. Holds an annual conference and legislative luncheon, distributes a quarterly newsletter, and has an extensive library of resources.

Family Voices Network of Erie County
Marie Morilus-Black
478 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14204
(716) 858-2691; (716) 898-6134; (716) 898-3536 (fax)
Email: daporter | at |
Provide individualized, integrated, comprehensive, culturally competent and cost-effective community based services that support and promote self-sufficiency of children and families experiencing serious emotional and/or behavioral challenges through collaboration with care coordination agencies.

Financial Network
Cynthia Branca
29A Vreeland Rd, Suite 303
Florham Park, NJ 07932
(973) 966-1580 Ext 132; (973) 966-0322 (fax)
Email: brancac | at |
Helping families with special needs members to plan for the financial security of their loved one, while preparing for other major family goals.

Finger Lakes Independence Center
Staci Earl
215 Fifth Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 844-9493; (607) 272-0902 (fax)
Email: staci14850 | at |
Student Services Coordinator. Assist students, parents and schools with the transition process for students with disabilities from secondary education to adult life.

Focus Online LLC
Shannon McIntyre
5477 Main Street
Amherst, NY 14221
(716) 436-8099
Email: focusonlinellc | at |
Tutoring, Homeschool Support and Homeschool Classes From A Certified Teacher.

Jody Folster Educational Services
PO Box 565, 8 Hall Avenue
Goldens Bridge, NY 10526
(914) 232-6933; (914) 672-8272
Email: jodelia | at |
Educational and IEP Consulting, Advocacy, In-Home Tutoring, Homework Help, and Enrichment.

Fort Plain Autism Support Group
Linda Rosa-Torres
22 Lewis Street
Little Falls, NY 13365
(518) 657-9619; (315) 823-0327
Email: lpr39 | at |
Monthly educational, support and networking meetings for Educators, Students, Ministers, Sunday School teachers, Families & Parents of Autistic or Special Needs children.

Jennifer Frankola, Esq.
Eileen H. Libutti, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Lewis Johs Avallone and Aviles, LLP
425 Broadhollow Road, Suite 400
Melville, NY 11747
61 Broadway, Suite 2000
New York, NY 10006
(631) 755-0101; (631) 755-0117 (fax)
Email: jmfrankola | at |
Securing effective and appropriate individualized educational services for children and adolescents with learning and developmental disabilities.

Gary French, Independent Advocacy and Consultation
311 W. Seneca Street - Suite 3E
Manlius, NY 13104
(315) 498-0644
Email: gfrench | at |
Interstate Advocacy and Consultation.

Fresh Perspectives
Donna C. Arking, LCSW
792 East 19th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(718) 434-2801
Email: donna.arking | at |
Individual and Family Psychotherapy - Information and Support - Assessments for ADHD...Serving families affected by learning disabilities, attention and related neuro-developmental disorders.

Jessica Galgano, M.A., CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
New York, NY 10027
(310) 936-1654
Email: jessgalgano | at |
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist. Provider of NYC home care speech services to children with speech/language disorders secondary to autism, verbal apraxia, or unknown causes.

Dr. Nadine Gardner
72-35 112th St., #9F
Forest Hills, NY 11375
(718) 275-3509
Email: nadinemay6 | at |
Comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations to assess various learning disabilities and ADHD and secure appropriate school, college, and job-related services. Individual psychotherapy also available.

Genesee-Orleans Youth Advocacy Program
Laura Calla
County Building II
3837 W. Main St. Rd.
Batavia, NY 14020
(585) 344-2580 x5716
A program of the Legal Aid Society of Rochester for Genesee and Orleans Counties to resolve problems relating to education and other service systems. Representation of students with disabilities at CSE and 504 meetings. We also assist with school suspension and enrollment for both special and general ed students.

Gentle Hands Home Care
Doreen Cambell
92-11 172nd Street, 2nd Fl #1
Jamaica, NY 11433
(347) 571-4802
Email: gentlehandshomecareny | at |
Companion care; home care

Linda A. Geraci, Esq.
Attorney at Law
21 Old Main Street, Suite 203
Fishkill, NY 12524
(845) 896-1106; (845) 896-1107 (fax)
Email: GeraciEsq | at |
Represent parents of children with disabilities in all phases of the special education process, as well as in accessing appropriate community services, public benefits, guardianship and supplemental needs trusts.

Carole Ann Geronimo, Esq.
Attorney at Law
686 Godwin Avenue, Suite LL
Midland Park, NJ 07432
(201) 512-4400; (201) 512-4403 (fax)
Email: cageronimolaw | at |
NJ & NY Law firm dedicated to aggressively advocating and representing children with special needs from planning through due process.

Gersh Academy
Jennifer Viscusi
254-04 Union Turnpike
Glen Oaks, NY 11004
(631) 385-3342; (631) 427-6332 (fax)
Email: jviscusi | at |
Gersh Academy Glen Oaks provides specialized education for children grades K-12 (or age 21) with autism spectrum disorders.

Gersh Academy Glen Oaks
Jennifer Viscusi
254-04 Union Turnpike
Glen Oaks, NY 11004
(631) 385-3342; (631) 427-6332 (fax)
Email: jviscusi | at |
Gersh Academy Glen Oaks provides specialized education for children grades K-12 (or age 21) with autism spectrum disorders.

Gersh Academy Hauppauge
Jennifer Viscusi
358 Hoffman Lane
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(631) 385-3342; (631) 427-6332 (fax)
Email: jviscusi | at |
Gersh Academy Hauppauge provides specialized education for children grades 6-12 with autism spectrum disorders.

Gersh Experience
Jennifer Viscusi
465 Payne Ave.
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
(631) 385-3342; (631) 427-6332 (fax)
Email: jviscusi | at |
Gersh Experience provides a supported living program serving emerging adults with autism and Asperger’s pursuing a college or vocation track. We teach independent living skills.

Giant Leaps Occupational Therapy, PC
Tammy L. Belcher, MS, OTR/L
612 Corporate Way, Suite 3M
Valley Cottage, NY 10989
(845) 268-2323; (845) 268-2360 (fax)
Email: giantleapsot | at |
Occupational therapy for infants and children.

Michael Gilberg, Esq.
Attorney at Law
PO Box 26
Granite Springs, NY 10527
(914) 458-1849
Email: michaelgilbergesq | at |
Special Education Advocacy in NY and CT from an attorney with firsthand experience of having been a student in the system.

Wendy Gildin, Esq., P.C.
Attorney at Law
100 Crossways Park West, Suite 210
Woodbury, NY 11797
(888) 695-4375 (888-NY-KIDS-LAW)
Email: NYkidslawyer | at |
Servicing all of your child's needs from birth through graduation. Specializing in IEP preparation, district/county meetings, disciplinary hearings and appeals.

Jason Gold, Ph.D.
103 E 86th Street Suite W
New York, NY 10028
(212) 828-7355
Emails: gold_jason | at |
Clinical psychologist with experience in comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of learning, emotional and behavioral difficulties. Specialist in psychotherapy for children and adolescents with learning difficulties.

Brian S. Goldman, Esq.
Attorney at Law
475 Northern Blvd., Suite 24
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 773-8585; (516) 773-6190 (fax)
Email: brian | at |
A law firm representing parents of children with special needs before CSE Meetings and Impartial Hearings.

Bruce A. Goldstein, Esq.
Attorney at Law
70 Niagara Street, Suite 200
Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 362-1533; (716) 362-1534 (fax)
Email: bgoldstein | at |
Let our experienced team of attorneys address your legal needs, or the needs of a loved one with a disability.

Steven L. Goldstein, Esq.
Attorney at Law
111 John Street, Suite 800
New York, NY 10038
(212) 812-8295; (212) 214-0917 (fax)
Email: SLGattorney | at |
A law firm that primarily provides advice and advocacy to families of children with special needs.

R Gordon Medical-Legal Services
Rebecca Gordon RN, CLNC, CLCP
4774 Carter Rd
Fairport, NY 14450
(585) 388-7976; (585) 388-7451 (fax)
Email: rgx2 | at |
Mother of a child with traumatic brain injury. I became a legal nurse consultant and life care planner to assist other families with disabled children.

Greater Rochester Attention Deficit Disorder Association (GRADDA)

339 East Ave, Suite 420
Rochester, NY 14604

Saundra M. Gumerove, Esq.
42 Marian Lane
Jericho, NY 11753
(516) 822-3397; (516) 822-3516 (fax)
Email: smg | at |
We provide services to parents of individuals with special needs in connection with special education, guardianship and life planning, including special needs trusts.

Ohr HaLimud - The Multi-Sensory Learning Center
Mrs. Leah David, MS
1681 42nd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(718) 972-0170; (718) 972-0125 (fax)
Email: ldavidny | at |
Web: http://www.
We teach children with Dyslexia to read utilizing the Orton-Gillingham Approach. We offer a Girls School, After School Tutoring Center, Orton-Gillingham Teacher Training Center. Language screenings and referrals. est. 2003

Earl Hall, J.D.
Attorney at Law
4 Wenlock Rd
Fairport, NY 14450
(585) 244-8743; (888) 865-6920 (fax)
Email: ehall | at |
Legal services and Special Education advocates for children.

Harmony Hearing & Speech Center, LLC
Dr. Carol Letzter
2109 Bellmore Avenue
Bellmore, NY 11710
(516) 785-5868; (718) 641-3817; (718) 641-7582 (fax)
Email: HARCBL | at |
Provide central auditory processing evaluations, speech language evaluations for language based learning disabilities, audiological evaluations, all ages welcome.

Heartsong, Inc.
Pamela Ullmann
277 Martine Avenue, Suite 230
New York, NY 10601
(914) 358-5613; (914) 831-1051 (fax)
Email: Marion.Anderson | at |
Heartsong's mission is to provide clinically-based therapeutic, educational and rehabilitative creative arts programs (Art/Music/Dance) that seek to enhance the functioning level and quality of life of individuals with special needs.

Carolyn M. Heft, Esq.
Attorney at Law
PO Box 661
180 Mad River Green, Suite 3
Waitsfield, VT 05673
(212) 935-8575; (212) 935-7837 (fax)
Email: carolyn | at |
Represent parents and children in NYC and Metropolitan region special educations matters; special needs estate planning.

Eric Heindel
Myron Landis & Taft
215 East 24th Street, #424
New York, NY 10010
(917) 364-6933; (360) 364-6930 (fax)
Email: eric | at |
Law firm specializing in special needs trusts, estate planning, and wills and trusts.

C Heiner, Special Educational Consultant
12 Conifer Dr
Burnt Hills, NY 12027
(518) 399-3657
Email: cheiner12 | at |
Provide advocacy services for school age children with disabilities. Assist parents comprehend school issues, prepare for and/ or attend CSE or school meetings.

Helping Hands Initiative Incorporated
Julianna Farella - President
10A Pratt Court
Staten Island, NY 10312
(718) 356-4737
Email: julianna | at |
Helping Hands Initiative Incorporated helps individuals with disabilities become as independent as possible in society by providing several programs.

Elizabeth Hendrix, Dyslexia Therapist/NYC
4915 Broadway #1E
NY, NY 10034
(347) 882-1074
Email: ehendrixnyc | at |
Certified Academic Language Therapist instructing students who are dyslexic, reading disabled, and/or second language learners, Guaranteed your child will learn to read.

Larry Hess, Psy.D.
231 East 76th Street Suite 1K
New York, NY 10021
(212) 462-9251
Email: larryhess | at |
Neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessments for preschool through young adulthood, specializing in: ADHD; learning, language, and other developmental disorders; autism; brain injury; and epilepsy.

Eric Higgins, Esq.
Attorney at Law
316 S Clinton St., Ste 500
Syracuse, NY 13202-1220
(315) 427-7751; (315) 446-9125
Email: ehiggins | at |
Lawyers representing injured victims, including spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injury victims.

Jennifer C. Higgins OT., OTR/L, Pediatric OT
P.O. Box 7
Adams, NY 13605
(315) 278-0157
Email: Jennifer_therapist | at |
Provider and Evaluator of Early Intervention Occupational Therapy services for Jefferson County.

Kristi B. Hoffmann, PsyD Neuropsychologist
600 Mamaroneck Ave, Suite 400
Harrison, NY 10528
(914) 575-2760
Email: drhoffmann | at |
A private neuropsychological testing practice. Dr. Hoffmann specializes in the areas of learning disabilities and ADHD and provides recommendations for accommodations when warranted.

Peter D. Hoffman, Esq.
Attorney at Law
200 Katonah Avenue
Katonah, NY 10536
(914) 232-2242; (914) 232-2245 (fax)
Email: pdh2 | at |
Attorneys concentrating their practice on seeking a Free and Appropriate Education, (FAPE), for students with disabilities and their families.

Holistic Learning Center
Susan Varsames Young, M.A.Ed.
571A White Plains Road
Eastchester, NY 10709
(914) 793-9100; (914) 793-3798; (914) 793-3988 (fax)
Email: HLCkids | at |
We provide school district training and consultation, as well as in-center Sensory Integraion Occupational Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Oral Motor Speech Therapy, parent training, evaluations and Holistic Nutrition.

Nancy Hollinger-Samson, Ph.D.
9 Vassar Street #21
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 473-5909
Email: UPSTARTS123 | at | AOL.COM
Psychology and social work services. Psychological evaluations for children 3-7.

Home Tutoring
Helene Krane MS ED
104 Brigadoon BLVD
Highland Mills, NY 10930
(845) 460-3008
Email: helene | at |
I provide home tutoring for students of all ages with and without disabilities. Reduced rates are available for multiple session in one week.

Hope for Children with Autism
Hope Corenzwit, LMSW
207 Washington Street, Suite 102
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 527-1392
Email: hope | at |
Services for young children with autism utilizing a family centered approach including ABA, goal oriented parent coaching, and very small groups for toddlers on the spectrum where parents learn how to encourage their child's development of play and social skills.

Jodi McDonald, Co-Director
7965 Oswego Road
Liverpool, NY 13090
(315) 396-3161
Email: schuylerstreetmom | at |
A faith-based ministry for all families in the disability community. Offers opportunities for collaboration and seeks to end isolation through information, encouragement and tangible supports.

H. Greenberg
1784 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY 11554
(877) 396-HOPE; (516) 478-4290; (516) 542-4580 (fax)
Email: hopefitness | at |
We provide exercise classes to individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. All group classes and one on one personal training conducted by fully insured Certified Personal Trainers.

A Horse Connection
Nancy King, MS, OTR
P.O. Box 473
Saugerties, NY 12477
(845) 417-4646
Email: info | at |
A non profit organization providing equine assisted therapy sessions by licensed OT, PT, Speech therapists in the Hudson Valley. May be sumbitted for insurance reimbursement.

Hudson River Neuropsychology
Terri Copans, Ph.D.
372 Fullerton Avenue
Mailbox #16
Newburgh, NY 12550
(845) 232-1331; (845) 764-9477 (fax)
Email: hrneuropsych | at |
Neuropsychological evaluations for children and adults (age 5+), including learning disabilities, ADHD, autistic spectrum, brain injury, and other neurological disorders. Treatment programs available. Insurances accepted.

Hudson Valley Kid's Connection
Patricia Rowan, LMSW
1 Baltic Place
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
(914) 736-7898; (914) 737-4155 (fax)
Email: patrowan | at |
We provide information, advocacy, entitlement guidance, and support to individuals and families affected by autism. Groups for middle, teen and young adult. Transition Planning and coaching.

Hudson Valley Special Education Parent Center
Naomi Brickel, Project Manager
WIHD Cedarwood Hall
Valhalla, NY 10595
(914) 493-7665
Email: hvsepc | at |
The Hudson Valley Special Education Parent Center is a free educational and information resource. We provide online and in&#8208;person education, training, workshops, and individual consultation regarding all aspects of the Committee on Special Education (CSE) process

Hudson Valley Young Achievers LLC
Adrienne Maviglia MS, Ed.
P.O. Box 609
Goshen, NY 10924
(845) 294-1882
Email: hvyngachvrs | at |
We provide Special Education services to children birth-12. We provide SEIT services, ABA, and parent training. We provide Independent Educational Evaluations for children birth- 72 months.

Hunter Learning Solutions LLC
Pamela Grandin
20 Church Avenue
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
(518) 441-4236
Email: pgrandin | at |
We offer training in the areas of Primitive Reflexes, Sensori-Motor Skills, Visual and Auditory Skills, Cognitive Skills as well as help in Reading, Math and Writing.

IEP Strategist
Gary French
311 W Seneca Street - Suite 3E
Manlius, NY 13104
(315) 498-0644
Email: gfrench | at |
I provide pro bono assistance to Central New York families that develops non-adversarial strategies toward ensuring IEP implementation and related educational growth.

IEP Teacher, Incorporated
Scott Rice
43 South Main Street
Schaghticoke, NY 12154
(518) 496-2953
Email: info | at |
Certified special education teacher and school district administrator will assist parents and advocates navigate the special education process.

IncludEd Educational Services
Raphael Kramer
445 Central Ave., Suite 111
Cedarhurst, NY 11516
(516) 374-3377
Email: Gottagulgul | at |
We provide special education and theraputic services which include speech, occupational, and physical therapies for children three to five (CPSE).

Independent Living, Inc.
Judi Cooney - Program Manager
441 East Main Street
Middletown, NY 10940
(845) 342-1162; (845) 342-1192 (fax)
Email: hrajnert | at |
Education Advocacy / Independent Living Skill Specialist

The Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley
Lisa Dugan
802 Columbia Street
Hudson, NY 12534
(518) 828-4886
Email: lsdugan | at |
ILCHV provides an array of services to people with disabilities of all ages and their families to include peer counseling, information and referral, individual and systems advocacy.

Independent Special Education Consultant/Advocate
Barbara A Zelesnikar, BS
38 Sunrise Drive
Binghamton, NY 13905
(607) 724-5618; (607) 725-2187
Email: STSCeducation | at |
My degree has afforded me the opportunity to study Special Education and Behavior. I am the mother of two teenagers with disabilities. I advocate for children with disabilities and work to become a collaborative member of the child’s team.

Innovative Psychological Services, P.C.
David Kimhy, Ph.D.
276 Fifth Avenue, Suite #307-A
New York, NY 10001
(212) 330-7699
Email: info | at |
I am a clinical psychologist specializing in neuropsychological evaluations and the treatment of adolescents and young adults with psychosis and sub-threshold psychotic symptoms using Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

International Dyslexia Association
Western New York Branch
c/o The Gow School
Emery Rd.
South Wales, NY 14139
(716) 687-2030
Email: wnyida | at |

* International Dyslexia Association LI Branch
Randi Burns VP-IDA-LIB
1550 Deer Park Avenue Suite C
Deer Park, NY 11729
(631) 261-7441
Email: info | at |
A non-profit scientific and educational organization whose dedicated purpose is to increase awareness of dyslexia and serve as a resource and support system for students, parents, teachers and professionals in the Long Island area. * The International Dyslexia Association sponsored a Wrightslaw conference on January 25, 2019.

(New York Branch) International Dyslexia Association
Diana Naples, I & R Specialist
71 West 23rd Street suite 1527
New York, NY 10010
(212) 691-1930 x12; (212) 633-1620 (fax)
Email: info | at |
NYBIDA is a non - profit organization that provides continuing education in appropriate diagnostic & remedial approaches & supports the rights of people with Dyslexia and related Learning Disabilities so that they may lead more fulfilling lives.

International Dyslexia Association Suffolk Branch

Lisa Isaacs, Esq.
Attorney at Law
39 Broadway, Suite 1620
New York, NY 10006
(917) 553-7977
Email: lisaacs | at |
Experienced special education attorney licensed to practice law in New York and Pennsylvania. Trained mediator. Offers mediation and legal advocacy and litigation services.

It's My Place, Inc.
Eileen Dunn-Narman
150 Corporate Plaza
Islandia, NY 11749
(631) 582-4534
Email: eileen | at |
Social skills enrichment classes for children between the ages of 4 – 12. We offer interesting activities including, building, science, games, yoga and more.
Laurence Perry
998C Old Country Road, Suite 182
Plainview, NY 11803
(516) 456-8199
Email: larryperry | at |
Online Tutoring for children and adults with special needs. Use the technology you love to improve basic skills. Private, convenient, certified special education tutors.

Richard Jaffe, Esq.
Attorney at Law
2001 Marcus Avenue, W295
Lake Success, NY 11042
(516) 358-6900
Email: attorneymedic | at |
Our special educations lawyers can provide advice and assistance throughout the individualized education program (IEP)process.

Estrea Janoson Advocacy/Consulting
75 Plandome Rd.
Manhasset, NY 11030
(516) 626-6215; (516) 723-9331 (fax)
Email: ejanoson | at |
Estrea Janoson offers consulting, advocacy and family training services for parents seeking to provide their special needs children with the best special education plan (IFSP or IEP) possible.

Diana Hess
260 N. Little Tor Rd
New City, NY 10956
(888) 320-4295
Email: social.jawonio | at |
Jawonio is the premiere provider in NY / NJ of developmental disabilities, mental illness, dual diagnoses and/or chronic health issues across the lifespan.

Jewish Childcare Association: Compass Project
Evan Oppenheimer
Long Island Office
45 Manetto Hill Rd.
Plainview, NY 11083
Queens Office
95-25 Queens Blvd.
Rego Park, NY 11374
Wechester Office
845 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10576
(516) 822-3535 Ext. 355
Email: oppenheimere | at |
The Compass Project is a comprehensive program for young adults with learning disabilities and special needs, designed to help individuals identify career and educational direction.

JSE Concepts LLC
Dr. Jacqueline Stern-Einzig
41 Verdun Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10804
(914) 633-5225
Email: drjacquistern | at |
Psychotherapy and educational therapy services for children, adolescents and young adults with learning disabilities, delayed social development, ADHD and anxiety.

Wendy Kamaiko-Solano, DSW
295 Central Park West, Suite 2
New York, NY 10024
(212) 579-6405; (917) 622-3552
Email: wdks | at |
Private psychotherapy practice for families and individuals whose special needs require my transdisciplinary expertise with interdisciplinary teams consisting of other professions and parents.

Shari Kaplan, MA, CCC-SLP
120 E Hartsdale Ave Apt 5A
Hartsdale, NY 10530
(917) 584-3618
Email: shari.kaplan | at |
Provider of speech services to children with speech/language disorders. Experience working with a variety of diagnoses, including autism, apraxia, articulation disorders, language delays, and feeding/oral motor difficulties. PROMPT trained.

Michael V. Kaplen, Esq.
Attorney at Law
De Caro & Kaplen, LLP
20 Vesey Street
New York, NY 10007
(212) 732 2262; (866) BRAIN LAW
President, Brain Injury Association, New York State Chair, Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group Association of Trial Lawyers of America Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Bd of Trial Advocacy
Email: dekap | at |

C. Faith Kappenberg, RCSW
Psychotherapist & Consultant
23 Marion Street
Greenvale, NY 11548
(516) 625-6056
Email: kappenberg | at |
Family counseling and parent training for autism, Asperger's and related learning disabilities. Assist parents with the special education process, IEP review, behavior support plans and social coaching.

Dr. Jeffrey Kassinove
175 West 79th Street, Suite 1A
New York, NY 10024
(212) 479-7361 Ext. 4; (516) 592-7404
Email: jkassinove | at |
Counseling, psychotherapy, and psychoeducational testing services for children, adults, and families. Addresses problems using advanced cognitive and behavioral techniques.

Julie Michaels Keegan, Esq.
Attorney at Law
18 Coventry Drive
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Satellite Office: 1202 Troy-Schenectady Road
Latham, NY
(518) 877-4040; (518) 877-4050 (fax)
Email: juliekeegan | at |
Law practice committed to high quality education and future care planning for children and adults with differing abilities in the greater Capital District.

Aimee Levesque, President
1500 Colvin Boulevard
Buffalo, NY 14223
(716) 876-3019
Email: kentonseptsa | at |
Ken-Ton SEPTSA is a Special Education Parent Teacher Student Association that serves Kenmore, Tonawanda and all that need our assistance.

Lama Khouri-Padova LMSW, MSc
20 West 74st
New York, NY 10024
(212) 877-3407
Email: umbianca | at |
Social and communication skills group psychodynamic psychotherapy for Pre-teens and teens diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum or Pervasive Development Disorders.

Kid Powered
18B Ford Products Rd.
Valley Cottage, NY 10989
(845) 675-7710
Email: victoria | at |
As a leading provider of exceptional quality fun kids toys in the USA, KidPowered is highly dedicated to bringing interesting toys to kids while making sure the toys are safe for play.

Kid Success, Inc.
Lisa La Fata
2950 Hempstead Tpke.
Levittown, NY 11756
(516) 796-0989
Email: all4kidsuccess | at |
Autism Consultants/ABA/VB Therapy/SEIT/Socialization Classes/Behavior Intervention Plans.

KidAbilities, LLC
Sue Seiler
1 Skyline Drive, Suite 298
Hawthorne, NY 10532
(914) 347-5990; (914) 347-5236 (fax)
Email: sue | at |
KidAbilities is a pediatric practice offering Occupational, Physical and Speech therapy. We specializes in sensory integration, neurodevelopmental therapy, feeding, prompt and other cutting edge treatment techniques.

Kids Care Rehabilitation Services
Richard Rothwell
711 Troy Schenectady Rd
Latham, NY 12110
(518) 786-1665; (518) 441-3100
Email: dtoelle | at |
Pediatric facility that provides speech, physical and occupational therapy as well as Hanen parent programs for parents of children with communication delays and ASD and developmental playgroups.

Kids Connect SLP PLLC
Jennifer Topf
214 East 70th Street, Ground Floor
New York, NY 10021
(201) 709-6054
Email: jgtopf | at |
Kids Connect offers both INDIVIDUAL and GROUP speech, language, and social skills therapy to children.

The Kid's Connection
Patricia Rowan
19 Puckey Drive
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
(914) 736-7898; (914) 737-4155 (fax)
Email: patrowan | at |
After school socialization groups, using peer models as group members. Skills are taught, demonstratd and role played. Young adult socialiation and life skills groups for 18 and over.

Kids Learning Loft, LLC
436 Willis Avenue 3rd Fl
Williston Park, NY 11596
(646) 321-2741
Email: kidslearningloft | at |
Providing education and intervention services to children with autism. Our programs include socialization classes and ABA therapy.

Kids Time Therapies
Liz Missir
42-77 65th Place
Woodside, NY 11377
(718) 429-2000
Email: EMOTR | at |
Specializing In; Sensory Integrated Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Social Services for kids. Fully Equipped Sensory Gym.

The Kildonan School
425 Morse Hill Road
Amenia, NY 12501
(845) 373-8111
Empowering students with dyslexia and language-based learning differences since 1969.

Jay Knispel, Esq.
Attorney at Law
26 Court Street, #2511
Brooklyn, NY 11242
(718) 802-1600
Email: jknylaw | at |
Brooklyn attorney with success and experience in handling child injury and disability cases. Represents children with special education needs caused by serious injuries.

Robert J. Krakow, P.C.
1205 Franklin Avenue, Suite 110
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 354-3300; (212) 227-0600; (646) 349-1771 (fax)
Email: rkrakow | at |
Legal representation for children with special needs or disabilities. I specialize in litigation. I represent children in special education and also vaccine injury.

Ona Krebs LLC
Ona & Neil Krebs
1400 Apple Lane
East Meadow, NY 11554
(516) 316-6485; (516) 414-7851 (fax)
Email: Oneilconsulting1 | at |
IEP, Information and Referral, 504 Plans, Behavior Intervention Plan, Coaching, Diet. Emotional and Mental Coaching, FAPE Free Appropriate Education.

Jocelyne Kristal, Esq.
Attorney at Law
19 Court Street, Suite 303
White Plains, NY 10601
(914) 287-0230; (914) 946-9585 (fax)
Email: jkristal | at |
Experienced representing individuals and/or their families with disabilities all phases from complex federal and state litigation to amicable resolutions with school and state agencies.

* Kulanu Academy - Social Services Division
Jonathan Cooper, LCSW
124 McGlynn Place
Cedarhurst, NY 11516
(516) 569-3083; (516) 374-1185 (fax)
Email: jonathanc | at |
Social Services Division provides wide varieties of activity programs for children and adults with special needs ages 3-21. Sunday Program, Vacation Respite, Afterschool, Camp Discovery. * Kulanu sponsored a Wrightslaw program in 2015.

* Kulanu Parent Advocacy & Resource Center (PARC)
Amy Eisenberg, M.S., Director
124 McGlynn Place
Cedarhurst, NY 11516
(516) 569-3083
Email: amy | at |
PARC provides professional assistance to individuals and families as they navigate the challenging systems of social, medical, educational, vocational, entitlement and recreational resources. From early childhood through adulthood Kulanu Academy has unique programs for “All of Us”. * Kulanu PARC sponsored a Wrightslaw program in 2015.

Michele Kule-Korgood, Esq.
Attorney at Law
118-35 Queens Boulevard, 17th Floor
Forest Hills, NY 11375
(718) 261-0181; (718) 268-2633 (fax)
Email: mkule | at |
Legal Representation to Assist Families of Children with Disabilities in Ensuring an Effective, Appropriate Education

Andrew E. Kuhn, Ph.D.
29 Haines Road
Bedford Hills, NY 10507
68 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10021
(212) 794-4660; (914) 244-9014
Email: andrewkuhn | at |
I provide psychoeducational testing for learning disabilities, advocacy support, IEP drafting, educational therapy and remediation. Consult to parent-side attorneys on evaluation and placement issues.

Linda LaMarca, Ph.D., Clinical Neuropsychologist
15 Glen Street, Suite 203
Glen Cove, NY 11542
(516) 299-9300; (516) 299-9299 (fax)
Email: | at |
Comprehensive neuropsychological assessment and treatment services for children and adults, specializing in developmental and neurological conditions, including ADHD, Autism, learning disabilities, and brain injuries.

Tara B. Lambert, LMSW
P.O. Box 418
Sugar Loaf, NY 10481
(917) 657-8094; (914) 380-5159 (fax)
Email: tlambmsw | at |
Academic Social Worker providing guidance, advocacy, counseling, and support to individuals and families. Expertise in special education, independent living, developmental disabilities, teens, and school placement.

Leslie J. Larson, MS., Ed., PD., SAS, SDA
2538 Inglewood Street
East Meadow, NY 11554
(516) 972-4463; (516) 221-3729 (fax)
Email: leslie | at |
Special Education Advocate at CPSE, CSE, Superintendent, and Impartial Hearings. I empower parents to untangle and navigate the Special Education Process. Psychological and Educational Testing, Individual and Family Counseling.

Lisa M. LaVardera, Esq.
Attorney At Law
33 Hilton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 564-8301
Email: llavardera0930 | at |

Chad J. LaVeglia, Esq.
Attorney at Law
350 Motor Parkway, Ste. 308
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(631) 450-2468
Email: claveglia | at |
Law firm specializing in education law, etc. Our pen is also our sword.

LCM caring Advocates
Lydia Magaddino
113 Eden Avenue
Massapequa Park, NY 11762
(516) 798-0634
Email: lcm724 | at |
Advocate for special education, help every parent before, after and during their CSE meeting.

Learning Disabilities Association of New York State
90 S. Swan Street
Albany, NY 12210
(518) 436-4633

Learning Disabilities Association of New York City
27 West 20th Street, Suite 304
New York, NY 10011
(212) 645-6730; (212) 924-8896 (fax)
Email: info | at |
An information and referral service for learning disabilities resources in the five counties of New York City. It is accessible Monday – Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM; and has bi-lingual (Spanish) capacity.

Learning Disabilities Association of New York - Central New York

Learning Disabilities Association of Western NY
Darlene Boeck
2555 Elmwood Avenue
Kenmore, NY 14217
(716) 874-7200; (716) 874-7205 (fax)
Email: dboeck | at |
Providing educational advocacy to families including attending CSE, 504 planning meetings and linkage to local professional evaluators and law firms.

Learning Disability, Neuropsychological Evaluation
Nadine Gardner PsyD
102-30 Queens Boulevard, Suite LC
Forest Hills, NY 11375
(718) 275-3509; (917) 453-2283
Email: Nadinemay6 | at |
Licensed child psychologist with specialized expertise in learning disability neuropsychological evaluations for students with Dyslexia, ADHD, Spectrum and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Academic remediation and psychotherapy are also available.

Learning Land Daycare
Laura Konarski
1 Carpenter Road
Chester, NY 10918
(845) 469-7428
Email: learninglanddaycare | at |
We specialize in a family oriented child care and Work with children with special needs.

Learning Insights
Lenore Strocchia-Rivera, Ph. D
PO Box 1214, Highland, NY 12528 (mailing address)
3548 Route 9W, Highland, NY 12528 (office address)
120 West Avenue, Suite 103, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 (satellite office)
(845) 532-1575
Email: support | at |
Independent Psychoeducational Evaluations, Diagnostic Assessments. 25+ years experience. Licensed Psychologist/Certified School Psychologist; Autism Diagnostic Assessments completed only at Highland, NY office.

Learning to Learn
Dr. Warren, Ed Therapist
100 Executive Blvd. Suite 203
Ossining, NY 10562
(914) 923-7270
Email: erica | at |
I create an individualized plan for each student and offer cognitive remedial training, study skills, multisensory instruction, compensatory skill building, stress management and more.

Richard Mancuso
115 East 82nd Street, Suite 1B
New York, NY 10028
(212) 738 9264; (917) 210 9383 (fax)
Email: | at |
The LearningRx brain-training methodology is proven to increase mental abilities and IQ, improve academic achievement, boost self-esteem and remove barriers caused by learning disabilities.

Joy H. Baum, M.S.Ed., P.D.
200 School House Road
Peekskill, NY 10566
(914) 980-9545
Email: nahvah | at |
We Serve Families, Schools and Organizations in the Areas of: Educational Counseling, Arts Education and Experiential Learning Workshops; Admissions Services, IEP and Transition Goals, Curriculum Development and Training Workshops.

Leatherstocking Dyslexia Center, LLC
Kimberly More
121 Lincoln Circle
Maryland, NY 12116
(607) 441-4050
Email: Leatherstockingdyslexiacenter | at |
Dyslexia / Dyscalcula tutoring available for anyone struggling with reading, writing, spelling and /or math. We also provide teacher training / professional development.

Brian K. Lebowitz, PHD
1050 Hallock Ave., Suite 1
Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
(631) 327-4330; (631) 476-0766 (fax)
Email: BKL | at |
Neuropsychological and psychological services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specializing in ADHD, Learning Disorders, and cognitive disorders secondary to medical conditions.

Legal Services of Central New York, Inc.
472 South Salina Street, Suite 300
Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 475-3127; (866)475-9967; (315)475-3120 (TTY); (866)475-3120 (TTY); (315) 475-2706 (fax)
Email: bwallbridge | at |
Several Protection & Advocacy projects representing people with disabilities of all ages: free legal services to individuals/groups with disabilities. Most projects require legal problem be related to disability.

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
William Flynn, Managing Atty
123 Grand Street
Newburgh, NY 12550
(845) 569-9110; (845) 569-9120 (fax)
Email: mwhateley | at |
Provide varying levels of legal representation to students with disabilities.

Child Advocates
Patricia Guerin
1320 Stony Brook Road
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631) 444-5640
Email: liacsn | at |
Paralegals with over twenty years combined experience serving children with special needs. CPSE/CSE/CST Representation, Mediation, Parent Referral and Support.

L.I.F.E. Source Learning
Dr. Lois P. Tannenbaum
1662 Route 300
Suite 145
Newburgh, NY 12550
(845) 527-7913; (845) 566-1215 (fax)
Email: DrLPT03 | at |
Individualized evaluations & intervention plans that facilitate success for all ages/ability levels. Parent/professional workshops available. The learning is more important than the label.

Lifespan Behavioral Services, LLC
J.J. Carolan, MA, BCBA
71 Sylvan Street
Rutherford, NJ 07070
(718) 440-7738
Email: lifespanbehavioralservices | at |
Behavior analytic services for individuals with autism in home education settings. Serving individuals ages 12+. Transition planning, augmentative communication, behavior reduction, home program set up.

LifeTime Prep Program
Bernice Malcolm
P.O. Box 446
Shaw, MS 38773
P.O. Box 375
West Henrietta, NY 14586
(585) 334-7299; (585) 321-3525; (585) 334-7093 (fax)
Email: lifetimeprep | at |
I serve students with or without disabilities, school districts and state department of education. Services include AIS, RTI, IEP, 504, IST, TTS, and much more.

Lindamood-Bell® Brooklyn Learning Center
185 Montague Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (347) 943-6241
Email: | at |
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an internationally recognized leader in the research and development of programs that teach children and adults the underlying skills necessary for reading, spelling, and comprehension.

Lindamood-Bell® Jericho Learning Center
500 North Broadway, Suite 149
Jericho, NY 11753
(516) 625-5133; (516) 625-1407 (fax)
Email: | at |
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an internationally recognized leader in the research and development of programs that teach children and adults the underlying skills necessary for reading, spelling, and comprehension.

Lindamood-Bell® New York Learning Center
110 East 55th Street, 5th Floor
(between Park & Lexington) New York, NY 10022
(212) 644-0650; (212) 644-0654 (fax)
Email: | at |
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an internationally recognized leader in the research and development of programs that teach children and adults the underlying skills necessary for reading, spelling, and comprehension.

David M. Lira, Esq.
Attorney at Law
595 Stewart Avenue
Suite 510
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 222-2777; (516) 222-2971 (fax)
Email: liralaw | at |

Liston Advocates
Jodi Liston
341 Frozen Ridge Road
Newburgh, NY 12550
(845) 926-7558; (845) 784-1624 (fax)
Email: Jodi | at |
I work with families who struggle to ascertain special education services and who would like solutions to the stress and frustration the process brings to their lives.

LI-TECA (Long Island's Twice Exceptional Children's Advocacy)
Helga Lavan
48 18th Avenue
Sea Cliff, New York 11579
(516) 759-1624 mailbox 3
Email: twice exceptional | at |
TECA - an organization creating an awareness of the twice exceptional child. We support and encourage the development of programs designed to promote the strengths inherent in these children.

Littman Krooks LLP
Sheryl Frishman
399 Knollwood Road
White Plains, NY 10603
(914) 684-2100; (914) 684-8965 (fax)
Email: sfrishman | at |
Offices also in New York City and Fishkill; Legal services for children with special needs from birth through adulthood and their families. Experience includes: Special Education Advocacy, School Discipline Matters and Transition Planning.

Living Through Learning Foundation
David Gordon
28 West Francis Street
Iselin, NJ 08830
(732) 476-7242
Email: | at |
501(c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to help learners with chronic health conditions stay connected through technology to friends, school, and innovative learning opportunities.

The Livingston County Youth Advocacy Program
Jill Cartledge and Stewart Atkin
6 Court Street, Room 105
Geneseo, NY 14454
(585) 243-7049; (585) 243-7944
This Program provides advocacy for youth and families that live in Livingston County, to resolve problems relating to education and other service systems. Services include representation of students with disabilities at CSE and 504 meetings. We also assist with school suspension and enrollment for both special and general ed students.

Gabriel Gherasin, BA Social Sciences, MA Psychology
34-50, 29th Street 2 N
Long Island City, NY 11106
(718) 784-0384
Email: rodicaandgabriel | at |
Depressive Disorders, Stress Management, Individual, Couple and Family Counseling, Holistic Substance Abuse and Eating Disorders therapy.

Logopedica Pediatric Speech Center
Stella Heracleous-Kyprianou
21-14 Newtown Avenue
Astoria, NY 11102
(718) 278-0643
Email: info | at |
Comprehensive assessment and quality treatment for children with communication, cognitive or social delays. Our center offers Speech Therapy, Special Instruction and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

Long Island Advocacy Center, Inc.
999 Herricks Road, Room 108
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
(516) 248-2222; (516) 248-2290 (fax)

Long Island Advocacy Center, Inc.
490 Wheeler Road, Suite 165 C
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(631) 234-0467; (631) 234-4069 (fax)

Long Island Early Childhood Direction Center
Carolyn Gammerman
47 Humphrey Drive
Syosset, NY 11791
(516) 364-8580; (516) 921-2354 (fax)
Email: liecdc | at |
We provide free and confidential information and referrals to families and professionals about services for children birth-5 in Nassau and Suffolk.

Long Island Interventions Inc.
Jeffrey P. Brown MS Ed.
84 Hawthorne Avenue
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
(631) 335-5393
Email: jeffbrown13 | at |
An agency offering Early Intervention, Preschool Special Education, Parent training and Advocacy services primarily in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Specializing in Autism.

Long Island Learning Solutions
Ruth Fuller
18 Bellaire Drive
Huntington, NY 11743
(631) 673-3369
Email: rfuller | at |
Providing assistive technology support, multisensory tutoring for students who learn differently, Wilson Reading by a certified instructor, educational evaluations and parent education.

Long Island Neuropsychological Consultants
S. Rothman, Ph.D.
45 North Station Plaza
Great Neck, NY 11023
(516) 487-4466; (516) 487-5170; (516) 487-4485 (fax)
Email: LICNPC | at | AOL.COM
We provide comprehensive neuropsychological, psychoeducational and psychological evaluations and school consultation from infancy through adulthood for all educational, developmental, neurobiological and behavioral issues.

Long Island Parent Center
Keri Larsen
887 Kellum Street
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
(631) 603-3300; (631) 603-3303 (fax)
Email: kerlar | at |
Providing information, training & support to parents of children with disabilities in need of special education services in Nassau & Suffolk counties. LIPC services are free & confidential.

Long Island Psychiatric, P.L.L.C.
2 Main Street, Suite 8
Roslyn, NY 11576
(516) 626-2182; (516) 626-2183; (516) 626-9367 (fax)
Email: jbsnyder | at |
Dr. Snyder completed his training at MA General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and was Director of the ADHD Program at NS-LIJ Hospital and Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine and SUNY Stony Brook Department of Pediatrics

Long Island Special Needs Advisory Partners
1225 Franklin Ave, Suite 325
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 521-1099; (917) 215-1100; (866) 520-9598 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Free parent training and informational resources which center on quality of life, legal and financial issues which families with special need children face.

Longview School
Mark Jacobs, Director
83 Main Street
Brewster, NY 10509
(845) 249-8259
Email: mark | at |
Longview, a small, private, non-profit, pre-K to 12th grade school, uses small classes to implement inclusion in a manner impossible with large, public schools.

Longview's College Assistance Center
Emily Sussman
89 Main Street Unit A
Brewster, NY 10509
(845) 363-8220
Email: emily | at |
Longview's College Assistance Center (LVCAC) has a unique program that is dedicated in assisting all colleges students achieve their dreams of a college education. LVCAC's is dedicated to helping students with special needs.

Lotus Therapy
Elizabeth Wivell OTR/L, RYT
136 Fort Greene Place, Suite B
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(917) 334-6837
Email: info | at |
New York Studio offering specialized services including OT, PT, yoga, handwriting help and more. Classes are designed to build confidence, coordination, concentration and self-esteem.

Lucy the Literacy Lady
61-43 186th Street
Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
Email: lucy | at |
Orton-Gillingham tutoring for children and adults.

Tori Ludwig, Esq.
Attorney at Law
960 Route 6, #131
Mahopac, NY 10541
(914) 406-3786
Email: TLudwigLaw | at |
Special education law representation including early childhood intervention and planning; referral, evaluation, and classification; IFSP, IEP and 504 plan development; and due process considerations.

Debra Machado, LCSW
Pilgrim Lane
Westbury, NY 11590
(516) 333-6626
Email: valleyofroses56 | at |
Individual, Marital and Group counseling for the family members and loved ones of Children with ASD and other Neurological Disorders.

The Magic Paintbrush Project
Jennifer O'Brien
572 County Road 32
Greene, NY 13778
(607) 729-5059
Email: jen | at |
The Project provides creative workshops that complement services for individuals, families, and professionals facing the challenges of a special needs diagnosis.

Micheline S. Malow, PhD
147-05 16th Rd.
Whitestone, NY 11364
(917) 365-2960
Email: mikkimalow | at |
NYS licensed psychologist with over 15 years of experience specializing in the evaluation of individuals with Learning and Attentional Disabilities, and Developmental Disorders.

Management Focus
Peregrine M Kavros PhD, MBA
4 West 109th Street, Suite 2D
New York, NY 10015
(914) 420-6448; (646) 596-8019 (fax)
Email: pkavros | at |
I am a Clinical Neuropsychologist specializing in the evaluation, treatment and cognitive remediation of children, adolescents, and adults with ADHD, learning disorders, and epilepsy.

The Manhattan Childrens Center
111 West, 92nd Street, 10025
New York City, NY
(212) 749-4604; (646) 963-2069 (fax)
Email: info | at |
The Manhattan Children's Center (MCC) is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) school for Autism education and treatment based in New York City.

Manhattan Testing and Counseling
Beth E. King, Ph.D.
509 W. 110th Street, Suite 4A
New York, NY 10025
(212) 222-7477
Email: BethKingPhD | at |
Clinical and neuropsychologist specializing in the evaluation and treatment of children with ADHD, LD, PDD, dysgraphia, PTSD, CAPD and language disorders. Therapy and parent coaching.

Maplebrook School
Jennifer Scully
5142 Route 22
Amenia, NY 12501
(845) 373-8191; (845) 373-7029 (fax)
Email: admissions | at |
Maplebrook School is an international boarding school for students with learning differences, speech & language difficulties and/or ADHD.

H. Jeffrey Marcus, Esq.
Attorney at Law
5888 Main St.
Williamsville, NY 14221
(716) 634-2753; (716) 536-3905; (716) 204-2041 (fax)
Email: specialedlaw | at |
Legal representation for parents who believe their kids are not being properly served. Services include hearings, appeals, advocacy at CSE meetings, parent workshops and more.

Rachel Marlowe, ABA Tutor/Special Needs Tutor
PO BOX 1011
Hillburn, NY 10931
(973) 508-2176
Email: marlowe.rachel | at |
I will provide tutoring/ sitting/ social skills help for your child with special needs. I am skilled and extremely patient with children.

James Marsh, Esq.
Attorney at Law
PO Box 4668 #65135
New York, NY 10163-4668
(212) 372-3030; (914) 206-3998 (fax)
Email: jamesmarsh | at |
We are a New York based law firm representing individuals in a practice limited to adoption, special education and children's law.

Jennifer Mascolo, PsyD, NCSP
PO Box 140
Middletown, NJ 07748
(917) 757-7748
Email: jmascolo | at |
NY/NJ licensed psychologist performing cognitive/academic evaluations and professional workshops on learning disabilities/assessment/intervention. Adjunct professor and co-author of three books on learning disabilities and cognitive assessment.

Mason Associates
Benjamin L. Mason
117 W 72nd St., Suite 310
New York, NY 10023
(802) 425-7600; (802) 425-7601 (fax)
Email: ben | at |
Educational Consultants serving clients throughout the US and internationally. Specializing in placement for students with LD, AD/HD, at-risk behaviors and special learning needs.

MassMutual Financial Group
Victor L. LaPoma
Center for Wealth Preservation
6800 Jericho Turnpike
Syosset, NY 11791
(516) 682-3386; (516) 364-4263 (fax)
Email: vlapoma | at |
A Certified Special Care Planner helping families develop life care plans for their special child, with a focus on planning for the transition from elementary and high school to adulthood.

Massapequa SEPTA
Dan Batik
4925 Merrick Road
Massapequa, NY 11758
(516) 799-0273
Email: massapequa_septa | at |
Massapequa Special Education PTA. Parents and Educators, representing special children in the Massapequa School District in Massapequa, New York. Every Child Can Learn!

Mastermind Behavior Services
1435-49th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11219
(732) 813-7333
Raizy Perlstein MS BCBA
204 Hadassah Ln.
Lakewood, NJ 08701
(732) 813-7333
Email: Info | at |
Web: http://www.
Providing quality ABA services to learners diagnosed with Autism. We will help you uncover and reach your child’s fullest potential! Most insurances accepted.

Connie Mather BS Ed. MA
542 Route 34
Locke, NY 13092
(315) 246-7905
Email: eelnoc3000 | at |
Advocate for Special Needs Populations with expert skills in: IEP development, conferencing, letter writing and mediation. Ready to advocate!

Lorraine McGrane, Esq.
Attorney at Law
153 Minturn St.
PO Box 635
Port Ewen, NY 12466
(845) 853-2406
Email: lorrainemcgrane | at |
Parent-side education attorney.

Gilbert K. McMahon, Esq.
Attorney at Law
33 Highland View Road
Mahopac, NY 10541
(845) 621-2596; (845) 621-2596 (fax)
Dr. Eugene McMahon, former Executive Director, New York Institute for Special Education, and Attorney Gilbert McMahon provide educational and legal advocacy for special needs children.

Medical Psychology Services
Contact: Ronald. L. Turner, Phd
Kingston Pain Treatment Center
358 Broadway
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 402-3029
Email: ronturnerphd | at |
A holistic health psychology practice dedicated to helping individuals grow while dealing with medical difficulties

Helaine Meisler Learning Center
1536 Route 212 Suite C
Saugerties, NY 12477
(914) 466-0100
Email: helainemeisler | at |
I am an Orton-Gillingham based Certified Academic Language Therapist and Qualified Instructor with over 40 years experience in the field of education

Melinda's Music Therapy
Melinda Burgard, MA, CMT, LCAT
PO Box 245
Greenwood Lake, NY 10925
(845) 477-0451
Email: Melindasmusic | at |
Music Therapy group, located in Warwick,NY for Children ages 4-9 years, on the Autism Spectrum. Main goals of group: Increase Speech and Socialization Skills.

Meltzer's Driver Training Center
Matthew Meltzer
44 Dorothy Heights Road
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590-3008
(845) 297-3966; (845) 453-1122; (815) 371-3305 (fax)
Email: MDTCCDRS | at |
Assisting drivers or potential drivers with driving. With or without Adaptive Driving Aids. Driving Instruction or Road Test Service or Driver Evaluation or Vehicle Modification Evaluation. Matt Meltzer has been doing this since 1974.

The Memory and Attention Clinic
Erik Moore, PhD
1745 Broadway, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10019
(212) 203-0987; (718) 310-3337 (fax)
Neuropsychological IEP Evaluations for school students (Learning, Dyslexia, math disorders, Autism, ADHD, behavior, anxiety, mood), diagnoses and treatment plans. Impartial Hearing Evaluations.

Mental Health Association of New York State
194 Washington Avenue, Suite 415
Albany, NY 12210-2317
(518) 434-0439; (800) 766-6177

Deusdedi Merced, Esq.
Attorney at Law
330 Madison Avenue, Floor Nine
New York, New York 10017
(212) 573-0944; (212) 573-0945 (fax)
Email: dmerced | at |
We are a children's and education law firm with over 50 years of combined experience serving the needs of families of children with disabilities.

Helene Mermelstein, Psy.D.
1 Exeter Place
Glen Head, NY 11545
Email: Dalem9 | at |
Licensed Psychologist for comprehensive evaluations for children with special needs. 27 years working in special education schools. Consult with school districts, develop behavioral plans and educational programs.

Merrill Lynch
Eric Raphael, Certified Special Needs Advisor
601 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
(212) 284-5815; (646) 257-3361
Email: eric_raphael | at |
Because of my background and my understanding of the complex issues faced by families with special needs, I have been selected by Merrill Lynch to work with families in the New York Metropolitan Area.

Merrill Lynch Families of Children With Disabilities Program
Gerald Fraenkel
151 Stockade Drive
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 334-3855
Email: gerald.fraenkel | at |
Created to help individuals with special needs who require lifetime financial support.

MetDESK-MetLife's Div. Estate Planning Spec Kids
James A. Wallace
c/o Goodman Financial Group
300 Motor Parkway, Suite 105
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(631) 582-6544 Ext. 5084; (631) 952-3436 (fax)
Email: jawallace | at |
Financial needs planning and advice for families and guardians of children with special needs. Also available to give workshops to groups.

MetLife's Division of Estate Planning for Special Kids
Louis Cook, LUTCF, AFP
Financial Services Executive
101 Tyrellan Avenue, 2nd Floor
Staten Island, NY 10309
(718) 966-3235
Email: LCook | at |
MetLife's Division of Estate Planning for Special Kids helps families preserve government benefits, meet long-term care needs, and make needed cash available.

Metropolitan Parent Center at Sinergia
Myrta Cuadra Lash
2082 Lexington Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10035
(212) 643-2840
Email: lpardo | at |
A Parent Training and Information Center offering free parent training and advocacy to parents of children with disabilities. Our staff are fully bilingual in Spanish.

Metropolitan Therapy Associates
Sheri Perlman, OTR, LCSW
171 Norman Road
New Rochelle, NY 10804
140 West 97th Street
New York, NY 10025
(914) 632-7111
Email: Perlmans2003 | at |
Parent Support Play/Talk Therapy; understand and manage frustrating behaviors. Be the best parent possible! Maximize your child's academic, social, emotional potential.

Andrew Michael EDD, LLC
93 Main Street Suite 1B
West Sayville, NY 11796
(631) 337-0086; (631) 564-4900 (fax)
Email: Andrew.michael | at |
Non-Attorney Special Education Rights Advocate. Representing children with special education learning disorders under IDEA 2004 and ADA section 504.

Mid-Hudson Regional Early Childhood Direction Center
5 Washington Terrace
Newburgh, NY 12550
(845) 565-1162 ext. 244; (845) 565-0337 (TTY)
Email: rbrenner | at |
Free resource and referral information for families of children with disabilities or suspected delays, birth to five, in Orange, Ulster, Sullivan and Dutchess counties.

Mid Island Therapy Assoc. LLC D/B/A All About Kids
Cathleen A. Grossfeld
255 Executive Drive, Executive Office, LL 105
Plainview, NY 11803
(516) 576-2040 Ext. 48; (877) 333-KIDS; (516) 576-1615 (fax)
Email: anne.worth | at |
All About Kids provides EI, CPSE & CSE Evaluation & Therapy Services to children ages 0-21 with suspected or diagnosed developmental delays, disabilities, or ASDs.

Ilene B. Miller M.S. Ed. - Educational Consultant
228 East Route 59
Nanuet, NY 10954
(347) 802-5354
Email: ilene | at |
Educational consulting, advocacy, counseling and private tutoring for families with special needs children.

Miller Place Special Education Support Group
Elaine Gasparini
27 Greenlawn Rd.
Sound Beach, NY 11789
Phone: 631-821-7906
Email: gaspoclan | at |
Support group for parents to meet and discuss issues our children are facing in school and at home.

MindWorks Mental Health Counseling, PLLC
Allison Thaler
2 Overhill Road, Suite 320
Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 574-6363
Email: Majanine | at |
We provide psychoeducational assessments and tutoring services for children and adults ages 5 and up.

The Missing Peace Inc.
Mechelle Mutkoski, BCBA, LBA
PO Box 46
Northport, NY 11768
(631) 745-9137
Email: mechGL12 | at |
A non-profit organization providing Christian based support groups for parents and families through a safe outlet and a faith filled atmosphere rooted in prayer for families of children with special needs.

Elizabeth R Missir OTR/L - Occupational Therapy
39-37 64th Street
Woodside, NY 11377
(917) 544-3927
Email: EMOTR | at |
Occupational Therapy Services; Children 0-21 (Home Based); Evaluation - Treatment - Consultation

MJV Consulting LLC
Michele Vilardi, Ph.D.
560 Main Street, Suite # 2F
Islip, NY 11751
(631) 224-4658; (631) 224-4657 (fax)
Email: LearningdiffRences | at |
We are a Community Based Disability Awareness, Resource & Advocacy Center. Services: Attending Advocates, Document review, CSE, CPSE, Parent Agendas, Due Process, State Complaints, Mediation, Resolution, Support Groups, Work Shops & Training.

MK Educational Therapy
Melissa Katz
1309 Jericho Turnpike
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
(718) 312-9635
Email: tchr543 | at |
Educational Therapy- Specialized help "well beyond tutoring" for the student with special needs. Provided by academy trained (Orton-Gillingham, Wilson Reading, Multi-sensory Math Writing)

The Monroe County Chapter of the Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
(a.k.a. Better Days Ahead Family Support Network) a service of The Mental Health Association of Rochester/Monroe Co., Inc.
339 East Avenue, Suite 201
Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 325-3145 ext. 16; (585) 325-3188 (fax)
Email: bda | at |
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Morgan Stanley
Joshua Berman CRPC, CPRS, CPFA
522 Fifth Avenue, 15th Floor
New York City, NY 10036
(212) 296-0370
Email: Joshua.Berman | at |
Assisting parents with special needs financial planning through the establishment of a special needs trust for a child with special needs.

MOST (Mothers of Supertwins), Inc.
P.O. Box 306, East Islip, NY 11730
(631) 859-1110; (631) 859-3580 (fax)
An international support network for families of multiples.

* Mt. Sinai SEPTO
Tina LoRusso/President
110 N. Country Rd.
Mt. Sinai, NY 11766
(631) 997-9535
Email: Mountsinaisepto | at |
Mt. Sinai SEPTO offers the special needs community, administrators and educators; free support, resources, workshops and educational conferences as well as inclusive events for all ages and abilities. * This organization hosted a Wrightslaw program on November 2, 2023.

Mulberry Tree Learning
Deborah C. Giuliani, M.Ed.
24 Main St.
PO Box 183
Warwick, NY 10990
(845) 986-6498; (845) 986-6494 (fax)
Email: dgiuliani | at |
Provide Orton-Gillingham reading instruction,tutoring in all subjects K-12,social skills groups,assessments for learning disabilities, parent consultations regarding IEPs and school evaluations.

Multisensory Language Tutoring
Mary O'Connell M.S.Ed.
30 Iroquois Rd.
Pleasantville, NY 10570
(914) 837-2844
Email: maryoconnell64 | at |
Multisensory Structured Language Tutoring

Multisensory Learning
Diane Ryan-Reed
77 Westminster Drive
Bohemia, NY 11716
(516) 662-8919
Email: sensorylearning | at |
Wilson Reading System Tutoring; Lindamood Bell V & V Tutoring

My Learning Springboard
Brad Hoffman, CEO and Founder
202 West 82nd Street, Suite 1F
New York, NY 10024
(646) 478-8692
Email: brad | at |
My Learning Springboard is a learning concierge service offering admissions consulting, private tutoring, test preparation, enrichment teaching, special education services, homeschooling, and parent education.

Suzanne Myron, Esq.
6800 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 120W
Syosset, NY 11791
(516) 393-5821; (516) 496-9052 (fax)
Email: smyron | at |
Suspension Hearings, Residency Hearings, and Appeals. Special Education matters.

Nanny Providing Specialized Services (NYC)
Teresa Sensho Wagg
602 39th St #203
Brooklyn, NY 11232
(347) 596-0153
Email: sensho3 | at |
Full time nanny specializing in aural/auditory supportive home speech therapy for cochlear implant/hearing aids, newly identified deaf infant; older child. Other challenges welcomed.

National Adult Literacy & Learning Disabilities Center (NALLD)
Academy for Educational Development
1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009-1202
(202) 884-8185; (800) 953-ALLD (953-2553); (202) 884-8429 (fax); (202) 884-8422
State resources on National Institute for Literacy (NIFL) site

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of New York State
260 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210-1312
(518) 462-2000; (800) 950-3228

The National Jewish Council for Disabilities / YACHAD
Chani Herrmann
11 Broadway, 13th Fl.
New York, NY 10004
(212) 613-8229
Email: njcd | at |
The National Jewish Council for Disabilities provides individualized and ongoing support to Jewish communal institutions i.e. synagogues, schools, community centers facilitating inclusion for all individuals with disabilities.

Neuroinclusive Minds
Dr. Sarah Farsijany and Kathleen Quinn MS BCBA LBA
54 Magnolia Ave
Floral Park, NY 11001
(516) 359-8453
Email: neuroinclusiveminds | at |
An Independent Consultancy focused on providing services to facilitate parental needs of children with learning disabilities unmet by the educational system including developmental goals, programs, behavioral strategies and the advocating for rights entitled by state legislation.

Louis Cook
1550 Richmond Avenue, Suite 201
Staten Island, NY 10314
(800) 948-4722; (718) 494-3800; (718) 494-3824 (fax)
Email: Luigi3c | at |
Special Needs Life and Estate Planning. All Ages Including Elderly. Specializing in Government Resources, Asset Creation, Preservation, and Estate Distributions. Workshops Available.

New Directions Youth & Family Services, Inc.
Margaret Wright : Family Support Coordinator
6395 Old Niagara Road
Lockport, NY 14094
(716) 439-1179 x467
Email: mwright | at |
The Family Support Coordinator (FSC) works with families of children having an emotional, behavioral or socially handicapping condition. The FSC oversees the provision of three support groups for parents and provides support, advocacy, educational resources and information regarding special education services.

New England Diagnostic and Learning Center
James Paicopolos
14 Seth Davis Way
Dartmouth, MA 02748
(508) 287-5413; (774) 202-4973 (fax)
Email: dpaicos | at |
The Diagnostic Learning Center is a nonprofit organization and school which provides Educational Advocacy, Independent Special Education Evaluations and Special Education Services serving ages 3-29.

New Life Chiropractic
Dr. Keri Chiappino
Ruxton Towers
50 West 72nd Street, Suite C-5
New York, NY 10023
(631) 265-1223; (631) 265-1602 (fax)
Email: newlifechi | at |
Chiropractic Neurologist and Defeat Autism Now! Practitioner Dr. Chiappino specializes in children with neurological disorders. Her holistic, individualized program helps restore brain balance without the need for medication.

New York Autism Network (NYAN)
NYAN is funded by the New York State Education Department to carry out activities in four major goal areas--providing ongoing support to families and professionals, developing regional networks, providing technical assistance, and conducting conferences related to pervasive developmental disorders.

The New York Center for Neuropsychology
Ms. Jeannie Piecara
45 North Station Plaza, Suite 404
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 504-0018; (718) 237-2127 (fax)
Email: drberrill | at |
Neuropsychological and Psychoeducational evaluations for all ages. Cognitive rehabilitation, psychotherapy, family therapy, behavioral management and psycho-legal evaluations also available.

New York City Chapter of CHADD
Hal Meyer, Local Coordinator
215 W 75th St., #6
New York, NY 10023
(212) 721-0007
Email: new-york-city | at |
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a national non-profit organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD.

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
151 West 30th Street, 11th Floor
New York, New York 10001
(212) 244-4664; (212) 244-4570 (fax)

New York Special Needs Support
Sarah Birnbaum
370 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10025
(212) 666-7299
Email: sarah | at |
Help, information, and guidance for New York City families; special needs and special education advising, parent support.

New York State ARC, Inc.
393 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
(518) 439-8311; (800) 724-2094
Email: brandtm | at |

New York State Congress of Parents and Teachers, Inc.
One Wembley Square
Albany, NY 12205-3830
(518) 452-8808
Email: office | at |

New York State Dispute Resolution Association (NYSDRA)
Disability Mediation Programs
(Special Education, Early Intervention, ACCES-VR)
300 Great Oaks Blvd., Suite 027
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 687-2240
Email: disabilityprograms | at |
NYSDRA coordinates special education mediation between parents and schools. Mediation is free, confidential and allows self-determination. Local community dispute resolution centers hold the mediations.

New York State Education Department

New York State PTA
One Wembley Square
Albany, NY 12205-3830
(877) 5NYSPTA; (518) 452-8808
This is a parent advocacy group and is associated with national pta, inc. to educated, inform, and advocate for all children

New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association
2 Nortnuky Lane
Latham, NY 12110
(518) 786-0947

New York Therapy Placement Services, Inc.
Joanne Lynn
150 West 56th Street
New York, NY 10019
110-64 Queens Blvd, Suite 402
Forest Hills, NY 11375
(212) 752-1316; (631) 420-8636 (fax)
Email: info | at |
New York Therapy Placement Services, Inc. has been a leader in the health care services arena for over 20 years. Our services are diversified and we pride our selves in working with only the most experienced clinicians that are interested in making a difference in the lives of others.

New York State TRAID Project
New York State Office of Advocate for Persons with Disabilities
One Empire State Plaza, Suite 1001
Albany, NY 12223-1150
(518) 474-2825; (800) 522-4369 (V/TTY/Spanish, in NY); (518) 473-4231 (TTY)
Email: traid | at |

Edward J. Nitkewicz, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Nitkewicz & McMahon, LLP
356 Veterans Memorial Highway
Commack, NY 11725
(631) 543-7676; (631) 993-0009 (fax)
Email: ejn | at |
Proudly representing children with special needs and their families in CPSE and CSE Meetings, Impartial Hearings and special education related litigation. Mr. Nitkewicz has a son with autism.

NNY Early Childhood Direction Center
44 Pierrpont Ave.
Satterlee Hall 104
Potsdam, NY 13676
(315) 267-2232; (877) 669-3232; (315) 267-3409 (fax)
Email: riderae | at |
Information and technical assistance for families and professionals who work with young children with disabilities or developmental delays. Serving counties of Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, and St. Lawrence.

Non-verbal Learning Disabilities Support Group
Meets monthly in Buffalo, New York
Shayne Bauer-Ellsworth or Karen Butler
(716) 983-9836; (716) 741-5061
Email: karenbutler | at |
Parent support group providing education and support to families of children with NLD.

Northern Regional Center for Independent Living (NRCIL)
Kathy Connor FPA
210 Court Street Suite 107
Watertown, NY 13601
(315) 785-8703; (315) 785-8612 (fax)
Email: kathyc | at |
Peer Advocates meet individually with parents to obtain resources on child's disability and treatment options as well as support parents through the special education process.

Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
Mitchell I. Weisbrot, CLU
Special Needs Planning Professional
58 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Commack, NY 11725
(631) 592-2009
Email: mitch.weisbrot | at |
Estate planning for families that include individuals with special needs. Legal & Financial workshops are provided at public and private schools, agencies, and SEPTA meetings.

Neil Levinsky
709 Bement Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10310
(718) 619-0922; (718) 447-1844 (fax)
Email: NSLConsultant | at |
Providing educational consulting services to schools and parents.

Miriam Nunberg, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Education Rights Advocacy
c/o Brooklyn Creative League
540 President Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 490-4153
Email: mnunberg | at |
I provide education advocacy and consulting regarding disability and civil rights in schools. I help parents navigate the special education system and consult with schools and districts to improve access and equity for all students. As a former Office for Civil Rights attorney, Section 504, Title VI and Title IX are my specialities.

Fiona Sifontes
641 Lexington Ave
13th Floor
New York, NY 10022
(212) 457-1635
Email: FSifontes | at |
Our job as a Parent Advocate is for the purpose/s of providing quality, comprehensive child/family educational support services and assistance to School age children K-12.

NYFAC, New York Families for Autistic Children
Andrew Baumann
95-16 Pitkin Avenue
Ozone Park, NY 11417
(718) 641-3441; (917) 416-3540; (718) 641-4452 (fax)
Email: andrew | at |
To ensure quality Services to parents siblings and family members of those individuals affected by Autism, Mental Retardation and any developmental disability.

NYS Disabilities Advocacy Association and Network
Kathryn Cappella
2353 Pinnacle Road
Rush, NY 14543
(585) 533-1154; (585) 533-1362 (fax)
Email: kc | at |
NYS DAAN is a statewide, independent, multi-system advocacy resource network that provides access to up-to-date information and services at a local, regional and statewide level.

NYSDRA - New York State Dispute Resolution Assn
Nicole Jenkins
300 Great Oaks Blvd, Suite 300-027
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 687-2240 x4
Email: nicole | at |
Special Education, Early Intervention and ACCES-VR Mediation programs for NYS. Partnering with mediation centers mediation is part of due process under IDEA law.

NYU Child Study Center
Sarah Kern, LMSW
577 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016
(212) 263-2749
Email: sarah.kern | at |
The NYU Child Study Center’s Autism service is dedicated to diagnosing and providing treatment and support for children, adolescents, and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Occupational Therapist
Christopher Daly, MS, OTR/L
P.O. Box 884
Sag Harbor, NY 11963-0023
(917) 913-0041
Email: cdalyot | at |
Pediatric Occupational Therapy. Private house calls- South Fork & Shelter Island. Suffolk County EI, CPSE, and Sliding Scale Fee accepted.

Office of Counsel Website
Decisions of the Commissioner of Education NYS Education

Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID)


Kerri-Ann O'Halloran, MA
112 Cambridge Avenue
Stewart Manor, New York, 11530
(917) 691-0156
Email: kerrianno | at |
I am an ABA therapist/consultant with over eight years experience. I have consulting contracts with various school districts in the Long Island/ Queens area. I am available for consulting with parents at the home or for school districts.

Ontario ARC
Donna Auria
3071 County Complex Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424
(585) 394-7500
Email: acassara | at |
Ontario ARC provides a wide variety of services and programs for children, teenagers, and adults with developmental disabilities, including recreation, transition, transportation and family reimbursement.

Open Doors Educational Advocates
Triesha Foglia/Patricia Eger
4 Christopher Avenue
Highland, NY 12528
(845) 978-7970
Email: trieshaopendoors | at |
We help parents navigate special education services. Let us guide you through the CSE process.

Open Lines Speech and Communication PLLC
Dr. Jessica Galgano
116 West 23rd Street, 5th floor
New York, NY 10011
(646) 375-2390; (888) 807-7794 (fax)
Email: galganophd | at |
OLSC is a private practice of Speech Pathology. Licensed Speech Pathologists offer high-quality services to children and adults with a variety of needs.

Optimum Care Rehab, Occupational Therapy, P.L.L.C.
Danielle Brown MS, OTR/L
3400- Snyder Ave Ste. 1N
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 388-0066; (718) 940-7680 (fax)
Email: OptimumCareRehab | at |
Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services from birth to 18 years. Our team specializes in Sensory Integration, Developmental Delays, Learning Disabilities, ADD/ ADHD, and Autism.

Audrey Serel
4 Polo Court
Woodbury, NY 11797
(516) 692-0524; (516) 367-4265 (fax)
Email: aserel | at |
I am an educational consultant that specializes in students with learning differences. I guide them through the college selection process to find their college match.

Origins Tutoring
156 West 88th St.
New York, NY 10024
(917) 287-7927
Email: scott.spizer | at |
Origins Tutoring specializes in private tutoring for nearly every academic subject and most standardized tests, including the SAT, ACT, and ISEE. We also offer college admissions consulting.

OT4U Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services
Lisa Kedron
152 Cheryl Lane
Depew, NY 14043
(716) 445-5588
Email: OT4U | at |
Providing therapy in the home to children of all ages and abilities to succeed at every day tasks.

Leslie E. Packer, PhD
940 Lincoln Place North
Bellmore, NY 11710-1016
(516) 785-2653
Email: admin | at |
Licensed psychologist providing individual therapy services for children and teens with Tourette's, ADHD, OCD, and associated disorders. Also provide school consultant services in NYS.

Kevin C. Palmeri, Esq.
Attorney at Law
2100 Deer Park Avenue, Suite 3
Deer Park, NY 11729
(631) 470-4070
Email: kcpesq | at |
All levels of legal representation for students with disabilities.

Parallel Learning
Blakely Neilson
228 Park Ave S
New York, NY 10003
(914) 377-5655
Email: blakely | at |
Psychoeducational Evaluations, Executive Function Coaching, Tutoring, Speech and Language Therapy, and Behavioral Therapy.

Parent Network of WNY
(716) 332-4174
Email: KMW | at |

Parent Support Network
P.O. Box 284
Orangeburg, NY 10962
(845) 359-6090
Email: info | at |

Parent to Parent of NYS
Tina Beauparlant
500 Balltown Rd
Schenectady, NY 12304
(518) 381-4350; (518) 393-9607 (fax)
Email: tbeauparlant | at |
Parent to Parent of NYS,Special Education Information Center is a free educational and information resource. We provide one to one assistance, information & referral, community outreach, workshops and webinars for parents and professionals on a variety of topics relating to education.

Parent Training and Information Center (PTIC) - Starbridge
Jenny Hutkowski, Director PTI
1650 South Avenue, Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14620
(585) 546-1700
Email: shollenbeck | at |
Starbridge's PTIC serves all of New York State, except the five boroughs of New York City and Long Island.

Betsy Combier
315 East 65th Street, 4C
New York, NY 10021
(212) 794-8902; (212) 517-3353 (fax)
Email: betsy | at |
We advocate for children with all disabilities, and list the laws, rules, and regulations that need to be followed as well as articles of interest to parents on our website.

The Parenting Training Network
Cynthia Shields
365 E. 184th St. (Ste 411)
Bronx, NY 10458
(718) 367-6809
Email: cshields | at |
The Parenting Training Network is a fee for service agency that provides parent workshops and trainings. workshops specialize in Discipline, Special needs Anger Mgmt and Domestic Violence.

Parents of A.N.G.E.L.S.
Kathy Diaz/Gerard Petillo
1968 Eastchester Rd
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 931-0515
Email: info | at |
A Bronx based support group for parents of children with autism. This is our 10th year.

Parents of Blind Children of NY
Maria T. Garcia (President)
Manhattanville Station
PO Box 2823
New York, NY 10027
(212) 222-1705; (212) 222-3434 (fax)
Email: pobcny | at |
We provide parent advocacy and support as well as regular conferences and seminars on the subject of blindness and visual impairment in children of all ages.

Parents of Special Children, Inc.
Donna Jones
2 C Tower Drive
Fulton, NY 13069
(315) 598-7672
Email: jsoper_psc | at |
We provide respite reimbursement to families eligible under OMRDD in Oswego County NY as long as they live with a family member.

Park Avenue Psychotherapy
Patricia Haddon
90 Park Avenue, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10016
(646) 665-7131
Email: info | at |
A Manhattan-based Psychotherapist & Certified NLP coach with CBT training. Offering counseling services for families and children.

Partners With Parents
Doug Smith
558 West 173rd Street
New York, NY 10032
(212) 928-5016
Email: info | at |
A comprehensive, in-home tutoring and homeschooling organization providing educational instruction, coordination and support for New York City Metropolitan area families.

Partnership for Children's Rights
Todd Silverblatt
271 Madison Avenue, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212) 683-7999; (212) 683-5544 (fax)
Email: info | at |
LSC provides free civil legal representation to low-income children from birth through age 18 in such areas as special education hearings and SSI disability hearings.

Julie P. Passman, Esq.
Attorney at Law
2900 Westchester Avenue, Suite 100
Purchase, NY 10577
(914) 262-4098; (914) 242-4679 (fax)
Email: passmanspecialed | at |
I practice exclusively special education advocacy. I represent parents as they navigate the special education maze. I assist parents in securing appropriate special education services for their children and I help students secure necessary testing accommodations on college and graduate entrance exams.

Pediatric Physical & Occupational Therapy, PLLC
Linda Fuller
873 Route 45, Suite 107
New City, NY 10956
(845) 362-7787; (845) 362-7788 (fax)
Email: info | at |
We are a private practice that provides physical and occupational to children of all ages and abilities.We also provide educational classes for parents.

People For Equal Justice
Sandra Baron
60 Dwyer Ave.
Liberty, NY 12754
(845) 295-9452; (845) 295-9495 (fax)
Email: pfej | at |
Human rights organization

Patricia S. Phelan, Esq.
Attorney at Law
99 Main Street, Suite #118
Nyack, NY 10960
(845) 620-1100; (845) 620-1103 (fax)
Email: phelanspedlaw | at |
Representing parents of children with special needs to obtain appropriate educational services for their children, while empowering the parents to understand their legal rights and navigate the special education system.

Piano 4 Special Kidz
Dee Cucinotta
476 Troy Schenectady Rd.
Latham, NY 12110
(518) 331-9695
Email: dee | at |
Piano instruction exclusively for children/adolescents/adults with special needs. Teacher has a BA Music, MS Special Education and is certified to teach both. Annual Spring Recital.

Celina Pipman LCSW-R
73 Croton Av. Suite 105
Ossining, NY 10562
(914) 941-3683; (914) 772-4999; (914) 941-3683 (fax)
Email: crpcsw | at |
Learning Challanges, Language Disorders, Interactive Disorders, Regulatory-Sensory Processing Disorders, Disorders of Relating and Communicating. Parentohood and Parent Training, Parent-Infant Psychotherapy, Dyadic Play Therapy-Floortime

Chris Pittman, Advocate
214 Main St.
Dansville, NY 14437
(585) 335-9188
Email: angel14437 | at |
Advocate for children with disabilities. Parent member Dansville Central School CSE.

Playmake Educational Consulting
Dr. Diane Fraser
367 Bedford ave Apt 3f
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(917) 843-5825; (917) 975-2147
Email: skyeink | at |
I have been working over the last four years as a private tutor in ABA and verbal behavior techniques with children with autism or PDD. I am looking for summer students (beginning mid June) in the Brooklyn and Queens area.

PlayMore Therapies LLC
Helene M Czech
PO Box 390
Pleasant Valley, NY 12569
(917) 797 9533; (845) 635-9634 (fax)
Email: playmoretherapies | at |
Special Education and ABA specialists. We provide consult, program review and instruction. Educational evaluation, family training, behavior intervention, social skills training. Speech therapy and OT also available.

PlayWorks OT PT PLLC
Marie Fulgham
65-10 99th St. #LL1
Rego Park, NY 11374
(718) 606-1818; (718) 606-9436 (fax)
Email: info | at |
PlayWorks NYC is a pediatric therapy facility that provides physical, occupational and speech and language therapy to children with special needs.

Hank Plyler, Merrill Lynch
717 5th Ave
New York, NY 10022
(212) 415-7907
Email: henry.plyler | at |
I help families, trustees, accountants, and attorneys with creating special needs trusts. ML trust company can retain all day-to-day responsibilites or you can retain certain responsibilites yourself.

Ms. Michelle Poll, MA
P.O. Box 5639
Astoria, NY 11105
(718) 728-4615
Email: therapist1 | at |
Family, Child and Parenting: One of the prime goals is to assist children to learn and develop habits and patterns that will help them to deal with life issues. I provide a resource to learn coping skills, set guidelines, help bring order out of chaos, and to maintain family integrity and love.

Betty J. Potenza, Esq.
Attorney at Law
20 Milton Avenue
Highland, NY 12528
(845) 691-4570, Ext. 310; (845) 795-2488 (fax)
Email: bp | at |
Legal reprsentation of parents at CSE meetings, impartial hearings and appeals,to assist in obtaining appropriate special education services for their children.

Pound Ridge Learning Center
Michele Schneider
4 Trinity Pass Road
Pound Ridge, NY 10576
(914) 764-4766; (914) 764-4768 (fax)
Email: mishpaula | at |
Tutoring/test prep for disabled and non-disabled children. Educational Consultants who work with parents and schools to ensure successful inclusion of all students.

Power Advocates
Monica Moshenko
8703 Howard Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221
(716) 568-7728
Email: monica | at |
Monica is a parent and advocate since 1998. Her son was diagnosed with ASD in 1999 and since has been outspoken advocate for him and many other children and adults with disabilities volunteering her time to make a difference in WNY and nationally.

Prader-Willi Alliance of New York, Inc.
267 Oxford Street
Rochester NY 14607
(716) 442-1655; (800) 442-1655; (716) 271-2782
Email: alliance | at |
Through conferences, publications, electronic communication and networking (parent-to-parent, parent-to-professional, professional-to-professional), the Prader-Willi Alliance provides a valuable resource for individuals and families sharing the same concerns.

Process Phonics, Inc.
Diane Minner, M.S. L.D.
P. O. Box 264
Baldwinsville, NY 13027
(315) 638-0922
Email: phonicsgal | at |
Orton based multisensory reading program for beginning readers and non-readers of any age. Concise, inexpensive, used by educators/ parents. Free support services. Reading isn't optional!

Professional Advocacy Services
Deborah Larson
14 Ellicott Ave.
Batavia, NY 14020
(585) 219-4038
Email: dlarson2 | at |
Special education advocate helping parents of children with any disability, ages birth - 21. Specializing in autism and behavioral issues.

Programs for Children and Youth who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities
State Education Department
One Commerce Plaza, Room 1601
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-5652 (V/TTY); (800) 222-5627 (V/TTY)
Email: dsteele | at |

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities
State Education Department
1 Commerce Plaza, Room 1624
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 473-6108
Email: erejino | at |

Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Bureau of Child and Adolescent Health
Department of Health
Tower Building, Room 208
Albany, NY 12237-0618
(518) 474-2084

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Early Intervention Program
Division of Family and Local Health
New York State Department of Health
Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower Building, Room 287
Albany, NY 12237-0618
(518) 473-7016
Email: dmn02 | at |

Project LEARN c/o Agudath Israel of America
Agudath Israel of America
Attention: Leah Steinberg
42 Broadway
New York, NY 10004
(212) 797-9000 Ext.308; (212) 797-9000 Ext.325; (646) 254-1650 (fax)
Email: lsteinberg | at |
Assist parents through the maze of getting appropriate placement and services through the IEP process.

Project SPEAK at the Children's Rights Society
Jane Bloom, Esq.
P.O. Box 568
443 Broadway
Monticello, NY 12701
(845) 707-4975; (845) 796-0301 (fax)
Email: jbloom | at |
Project SPEAK provides free educational advocacy and legal services to low-income and foster children experiencing difficulty in school. (Sullivan County residents only.)

Protection and Advocacy Agency
New York Commission on Quality of Care
401 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305-2397
(518) 381-7098

The most-requested publications are available on-line. If the publication has the word "Internet" this will link you directly to that publication. If the publication has the word "Paper" this will link you to information needed to request the publication.
Publications are grouped by the topics:

Putnam Independent Living Services
Jessica Baumann
1961 Route 6, 2nd Floor
Carmel, NY 10512
(845) 228-7457
Email: jbaumann | at |
Education Advocacy for persons with special needs.

Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES CLASS Program
200 BOCES Drive
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
(914) 248-2355; (914) 245-2427 (fax)
Email: smills-cohen | at |
We are a public school serving ASD students ages 5-21; housed in both a self-contained special education building and in local school buildings. Students are referred by their home school district Committee on Special Education; they must be classified. Our program is language based and combines TEACCH methodology and ABLLS assessments.

Queens County Parents Autism Coalition, Inc.
Cheryl Ocampo, Exec. Dir.
122-15 115th Avenue
South Ozone Park, NY 11420
(347) 527-5123
Email: cocampo | at |
Parent support network in Queens, NY dedicated to arming families with the tools they need to manage the lifestyle of raising an individual with Autism.

Raise The Bar For Special Education
Carolyn Coyle
19 Slater Dr.
Stony Point, NY 10980
(845) 548-6584
Email: raisethebar1 | at |
Special Education Advocate for appropriate educational services

Raising Expectations
Melanie Bishop
1701 Allen Road
Dalton, NY 14836
(585) 474-4787
Email: raisingexpectations | at |
Tutoring (grades 7-12), Parent Advocacy, Reviewing Documents such as Individualized Education Plans (IEP) and Behavior Plans, Attending School Meetings, Developing Workable Plans Between Home and School, Parent Trainings & more.

Ramapo for Children
Mike Kunin
PO Box 266
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
(845) 876-8403; (845) 876-8414 (fax)
Email: office | at |
Highly engaging therapeutic program for children with emotional and learning challenges. 1:1 staff to camper ratio. Camp is located 90 miles north of New York City.

Ray of Hope Advocacy
Jill Bullwinkle
559 Gillette Ave
Bayport, NY 11705
(631) 682-9858
Email: jillery | at |
My will is to empower parents so they can advocate for their loved ones with special needs.

Deborah Rebore, Esq.
Attorney at Law
500 Bicounty Blvd., Ste. 214N
Farmingdale, NY 11735
(516) 223-2191; (631) 587-0938
Email: djrebore | at |
Practicing in the child advocacy field for 15 years and assisting students with disabilities.

Regional ADA Technical Assistance Agency
Northeast Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center
Program on Employment and Disability
Cornell University
107 ILR Extension
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-8348; (607) 255-2891
Email: ah45 | at |

Regional Early Childhood Direction Center
Information about resources serving children birth to 5 and their families
601 Elmwood Avenue
P.O. Box 671
Rochester, NY 14642
(716) 275-2263; (800) 462-4344
Call to find out the Early Childhood Direction Center serving your community

Heidi Reichel, Educational Consultant
9 Elmont Court
Huntington, NY 11743
(631) 423-6215
Email: hreichel | at |
Heidi Reichel is an Educational Consultant and Learning Disabilities Specialist providing Educational Testing, Individual Tutoring, Remediation, Consultation, Case Management and Advocacy.

Renaissance LNC, Inc.
Rosemary Swedenburg-Murphy, MPA,BSN, RN, LNC
734 Franklin Avenue #303
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 741-7284
Email: RenaissanceLNC | at |
Child/parent educational advocate. Educational seminars and private consultation to assist and support parents to be informed, organized and prepared advocates for their children.

Resource Center for Accessible Living, Inc.
592 Ulster Avenue
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 331-0541; (845) 331-2076 (fax); (845) 331-8680 (TTY)
Email: rcal | at |
Special Education Advocacy on behalf of students seeking appropriate educational services, Disability Awareness Programs, CSE Workshops for Educators and Parents, Transition Planning Workshops, Benefits Advisement, Information and Referral.

Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc.
116 East 16th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10003
(212) 667-4650
Email: info | at |

Resources For Kids' Success, LLC
Barbara I. Cooper
21 The Loch
Roslyn, NY 11576
(516) 380-5727; (516) 484-8144 (fax)
Email: bcooper28 | at |
Support parents in navigating the special education system while working collaboratively with school districts. Multisensory reading instruction, assessments, behavior management techniques provided by certified specialists.

Reynolds Advocate, Children Special Education
Thomas Reynolds
4500 Mira Loma Drive
Reno, NV 89502
(775) 335-6547
Email: dragon73052 | at |
Education Advocate for special education children and their parents are guardians.

Marian Rissenberg, Ph.D Neuropsychologist
200 Katonah Avenue
Katonah, NY 10536
(914) 232-6245
Email: dr.marian | at |
Neuropsychological diagnostic evaluation of learning, behavioral and attentional issues in children and adults; provide independent evaluations for school districts and parents.

Rochester Hearing and Speech Center
Jennifer Rymanowski, Ph.D., BCBA-D
1170 Ridge Rd.
Webster, NY 14580
(585) 286-9373
3199 Ridge Road West
Rochester, NY 14626
(585) 723-2140
1000 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, NY 14620
(585) 271-0680 Ext. 1154
Email: jrymanowski | at |

RHSC offers intervention for children with autism (birth-5). An option between SCERTS® or the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Program provides flexibility to meet individual needs.

Rochester School for the Deaf
Antony McLetchie, Supt./CEO
1545 St. Paul Street
Rochester, NY 14621
(585) 544-1240; (585) 544-0383 (fax)
Email: info | at |
RSD is a private, New York State-supported pre-K-12th grade school for deaf and hard of hearing children and young adults newborn to age 21. Education programs are provided at no cost to families.

Wayne Rock, Special Education Advocate
173 Mineola Blvd, #301
Mineola, NY 11501
(631) 276-3027
Email: waynerock8 | at |
Attend CPSE and CSE Meetings at your childs school district. File due process complaints and attend 504 meetings. Free consultation.

Tamara Roff, Esq.
Attorney at Law
136 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10016
(646) 722-3829; (646) 607-4037 (fax)
Email: tammi | at |
Legal representation, attorney advocacy: IEP meetings, representation at impartial hearings, appeals, and guardianship applications and proceedings.

Irina Roller, Esq.
Attorney at Law
111 Broadway, Suite 901
New York, NY 10006
(212) 688-1100
Email: rollerlaw | at |
Law firm dedicated exclusively to representing children with special educational needs in the New York area.

Law Office of Felicia Lebewohl Rosen PLLC
777 Westchester Ave
Suite 101
White Plains, NY 10604
(914) 261-4637; (646) 403-4006 (fax)
Email: felicia | at |
Legal services are dedicated solely to the practice of special education law.

Dr. Michael Rosenfeld
900 Walt Whitman Road, Suite LL16
Melville, NY 11747
(516) 643-7697; (516) 941-0749 (fax)
Email: mrosenfeld6 | at |
I provide neuropsychological testing and psychoeducational testing for children and adolescents. I have two convenient office locations, one in Suffolk County (Melville) and one in Nassau County (Franklin Square).

Brad Harris Rosken, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1772 East Jericho Tpke., Suite 2
Huntington, NY 11743
(631) 379-9569; (631) 270-4729 (fax)
Email: brad | at |
My practice is focused on providing personal service to your family. I represent children and parents exclusively and do not represent any school districts.

Roots 4 Learning, LLC
Jacqueline Demers, Owner
2002 Route 17M, Suite #12
Goshen, NY 10924
(845) 607-0294
Email: jacqueline | at |
Remedial reading/writing/math, Executive Function Coach, ADHD Certified Educator, Student/Parent Advocacy.

The Rowland Center, Inc.
Wendy Mccormick, Director
18564 US Route 11, Suite 5
Watertown, NY 13601
(315) 786-7202
Email: wendymccormick123 | at |
The Rowland Center, Inc. Provides Early Intervention Services and Preschool Services to children age birth-5. In Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego, and Oneida Counties.

Jennifer K. Ruoff, Special Education Advocate, LMSW, MS ED
Carmel, NY 10512
(914) 282-4494
Email: Jennifer | at |
I help parents navigate the education system and get the right services for children and college students to maximize potential in school and the community.

Linda K. Russell, Language & Literacy Consultant, M.S. Ed.
189 Dickinson Road
Webster, NY 14580
(585) 662-3073
Email: lrussell | at |
Providing reading and written language evaluation and consultation for families and school districts via a diagnostic & prescriptive approach.

Sean M. Ryan, Esq.
2555 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14217
(716) 874-7200

Stacy M. Sadove, Esq.
Attorney at Law
75 S. Broadway, 4th Fl
White Plains, NY 10601
(914) 304-4017; (914) 612-7135 (fax)
Email: ssadove | at |
Special Education and Special Needs Planning attorneys. We also focus on government benefits advocacy including OPWDD appeals.

S.A.F.E. Strategic Academics for Future Executives
7 Wichard Blvd.
Commack, NY 11725
(631) 796-5392
Email: Sdamasco1 | at |
Provide intervention services to students with disabilities. Direct instruction in understanding executive functions which will bridge the gap between learned concepts and generalizing strategies in the classroom.

Dr. Lisa Salvato
19 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
(646) 530-8536; (212) 947-7111
Email: nycchildpsychology | at |
Providing Psychological Evaluations and Treatment Protocols for children and adolescents. Serving those with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and the Autistic Spectrum Disorders (including Asperger's Disorder).

Samaritans Suicide Prevention Center
P.O. Box 5228
Albany, NY 12205
Confidential Crisis Hotline: (518) 689-HOPE (4673), (518) 689-0080; (518) 462-0181 (fax)
Email: Sams | at |
Confidential Suicide/Crisis Hotline for those who are isolated, despairing and/or suicidal. Suicide Prevention Education, Postvention, and Support Groups for adults and teens.

Bonnie Schinagle, Esq.
Attorney at Law
950 Franklin Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 967-5874
Email: bschinagle | at |
Legal representation and guidance for families through legal representation from evaluation disputes to private school tuition reimbursement claims.

Harriet P. Schleifer, Esq.
Attorney at Law
399 Knollwood Road
White Plains, NY 10603
(914) 898-2113; (914) 684-9865 (fax)
Email: hschleifer | at |
Dedicated representation of your child's educational rights including disciplinary issues and special education advocacy. Offices in NYC and Fishkill as well. Guardianship, trusts elder care also.

School Dayz Advocacy
Juanita Normann
50 Rock Candy Ln
Troy, NY 12182
(518) 301-1270
Email: jl_normann | at |
Guiding, preparing and advocating families through the Special Education Process, CSE meetings, IEP Development. B.A. in Psychology and Education. Family Members helping Family Members.

School for Language and Communication Development
Dr. Helene Mermelstein
100 Glen Cove Avenue
Glen Cove, NY 11542
(516) 609-2000 Ext. 112; (515) 609-2017 (fax)
Email: KSeiz | at |
Web: http://WWW.SLCD.ORG
Special Education,not for profit private school, servicing students 3-21 with language disabilities including children on Autistic Spectrum approved by NY DEpt of Education.

School Link
16 Foxboro Avenue
Farmingville, NY 11738
(631) 451-0020; (631) 451-0020 (fax)
Email: schoollink0896 | at |
Special Education Advocates for children with disabilities who will provide information, guidance, support and will attend Committee on Special Education meetings with parents.

Courtney Schroeder
Ecovillage at Ithaca
Ithaca, NY 14850
(609) 744-0010
Email: schroedc | at |
I provide home-based ABA and related therapy, childcare or respite for children with autism. Experience with children 3-13, various levels on autistic spectrum.

Mary Hayes Schwartz, LCSW
351 Manville Road, #101
Pleasantville, NY 10570
(914) 316-2727
Email: maryhschwartz | at |
Mary is a parent coach for parents of special needs children. Experience as a special education administrator. She is available for consultations via Skype.

Sense of Progress: Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Jennifer Matarese
1258 Avalon Square
Glen Cove, NY 11542
(631) 553-1453
Email: Child_OT | at |
Private practice servicing EI through CSE. Services include initial evaluation, ongoing treatment,and parent education. Knowledgeable in Therapeutic Listening, Handwriting Without Tears, and strong background in Sensory Processing.

Sensory Integration Research & Rehabilitation Institute (SIRRI)
John W Steinert PT
1 Brandywine Drive
Deer Park, NY 11729
(631) 254-0523; (631) 667-1726 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Developmental Rehabilitation and Learning Center: focused on Sensory Processing and Learning disabilities. Ages 2 through Adulthood.

Serendipity Support
Jacqueline Kunzer
331 North Titmus Drive
Mastic NY 11950
(631) 827-3782
Email: JackieKunzer | at |
Teaching students with disabilities self-advocacy and self-determination, while setting SMART goals and integrating social and academic balance. Reach your highest potential!

Carole J. Sevely, LLC
18 Burnham Place
Manhasset, NY 11030
(516) 869-1087; (516) 869-8730 (fax)
Email: csevely | at |
The firm provides educational advocacy and assists parents through the special education process to secure appropriate educational interventions and accommodations for children with disabilities.

Shades of Learning LLC
Karen Kropp
17 Crescent St.
Stamford, CT 06906
(203) 569-7140
Email: info | at |
We provide behaviorally-based interventions for children with autism and related disorders.

Wendy H. Sheinberg, Esq.
Attorney at Law
585 Stewart Ave., Suite 306
Westbury, NY 11530
(516) 222-7720; (516) 222-0265 (fax)
Email: Wendy | at |
We provide special needs legal services. Including: Special Needs Trusts, Supplemental Needs Trusts, Special Needs Guardianships, Article 81 Guardianships.

Teresa Signorelli, PhD, CCC/SLP
250 East 39th Street, Suite 10-J
New York, NY 10016
(917) 450-7467
Email: info | at |
Dr. Signorelli is a bilingual (Spanish/English) certified and licensed speech-language pathologist. She provides child development counseling, speech-language therapy and assessments, parent training, and home play-space consulting.

Sinergia Inc.
Godfrey Rivera
2082 Lexington Ave. 4th Fl
New York, NY 10035
(212) 643-2840; (212) 749-5021 (fax)
Email: grivera | at |
Metropolitan Parent Center Services in Metro NY area for families with individuals with developmental disabilities age 0 to 26, all of our the services are free and are offered bilingual English-Spanish such as educational advocacy, support group, autism initiative program and referral for other services

Sinico Consulting
Ron Sinico
P O Box 325
West Sand Lake, NY 12196-0325
(518) 527-2009
Email: rsinico | at |
Advocate pre-k-12 for special ed students and their parents. Former CSE/ CPSE Chair will also consult with school districts to insure conflict free IEPs and services.

Skaneateles YMCA and Community Ceneter
Christine Casazza
97 State Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152
(315) 685-2266
Email: christinec | at |
Adaptive swim lessons for kids ages 3yrs -12 yrs. Parents are welcome to join in the class

Skillful Squad Seraphs, Inc
Melissa Primiano
29 Dalton Ave.
Staten Island, NY 10306
(347) 640-4777
Email: skillfulsquad11 | at |
We provide special education consulting and training services. We offer an array of workshops to parents, educators, siblings, and children with disabilities. We also offer tutoring in math & reading.

Smart Alec
Nathan Kane
69 Charlton Street
New York, NY 10014
(646) 583-3611
Email: contact | at |
Smart Alec is a private tutoring platform where parents and students can seamlessly book same-day, in-person tutoring lessons.

369 Peninsula Boulevard, Suite 1
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 225-0351; (516) 506-7901 (fax)
Email: kmesnick | at |
Help families find appropriate programs and specialists: observe current school settings; attend IEP meetings; collaborate/strategize with school districts to develop successful, individualized educational plans.

Erica Smuckler, Therapist
57 Virginia Avenue
Plainview, NY 11803
(516) 754-4647
Email: ericasmuckler | at |
Erica Smuckler is dedicated to providing superior therapeutic services to special needs children and families, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, play therapy, and social skills groups.

SNACK, The Special Needs Activity Center for Kids
Mandi Purvis
200 E. 86th St, LL
New York, NY 10028
(212) 439-9996; (212) 439-9994; (212) 439-6665 (fax)
Email: info | at |
SNACK offers recreational activities for children with developmental disabilities, ages 2-13 years. Activities include sports, swimming, and socialization classes with art, music, yoga, movement, and games.

Soccer Rockets L.L.C.
Alex Krasovitsky
75-34 Bell Blvd, Apt # LB
Bayside, NY 11364
(347) 693-8997
Email: alex | at |
SoccerRockets is a program for children ages 2-8 that teaches a variety of fundamental skills in a fun and nurturing environment. These skills are taught through the use of different games and activities.

Sociable Kidz LLC
Susan Hendler
1600 Harrison Ave. Suites 307C & D
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
(914) 374-5024
Email: sociablekidz | at |
We offer social skills groups for children ages 5-15. We focus on problem-solving skills, how to make and keep friends and basic communication skills.

Mary Somoza Advocacy/Consulting all Special Needs
Clinton Towers,
790 Eleventh Avenue, Suite #14B
New York, NY 10019
(646) 489-5122
Email: Mary | at |
Advocacy/consulting for children with disabilities - special education services - specialized assistance for adults and children w/ disabilities -IEP's placement, SSI, post-secondary assistance/college/vocational and more.

South Brooklyn Legal Services
105 Court St., 3rd fl.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 237-5500; (718) 222-8296 (special education/disability rights hotline)

Joseph Spano (Child Advocate)
#1 Heritage Ct.
Oak Ridge, NY 07438
(973) 519-2832
Email: josephspano48 | at |
Child Advocate with 40 years of experience in education as a Special Educator-Learning Consultant-Administrator. Specializing in advocating for parents through the programing and services for your child.

Special Child Advocacy
Terry Kalb, MS Ed in Sp Ed
21 Barnes Rd.
Wading River, NY 11792
(516) 242-4342
Email: specialchildadvocacy | at |
I am a retired career special ed teacher now a self-employed parent advocate working in Suffolk County, NY.

Special Education Advocacy
Catharine Mchugh
58 Willett St., 3A
Albany, NY 12210
(518) 618-4198
Email: specialedfirm | at |
A special ed firm offering advocacy and training for parents, children, and schools. Over 30 years experience.


Special Education Consulting NY (SECONNY)
Keri Peterson
2424 Route 52
East Fishkill, NY 12533
(845) 549-4672
Email: seconhelp | at |
Special Education is a tough system for parents to navigate alone. SECONNY believes in helping parents obtain the needed, lawful and deserved programs/services for children.

Special Education Consulting Services
Eric Morris
14 Chatham Woods
Pittsford, NY 14534
(703) 728-2184
Email: ericdwmorris | at |

Special Format Books for Children and Youth Ages 3-19
New York State Talking Book and Braille Library
New York State Library
Cultural Education Center
Albany, NY 12230
(518) 474-5935; (800) 342-3688
Email: tbblkids | at |

Special Needs Family Planning
Stuart Flaum, ChSNC
317 Madison Avenue, Suite 1015
New York, NY 10017
(917) 318-5051; (212) 922-9192 (fax)
Email: sflaum | at |
We are special needs financial and legal advisors with a unique, contemporary vison, mission and strategy. We are MassMutual SpecialCare Planners in NYC and Westchester, and Hudson valley.

The Special Needs Planning Center - New York
Louis Cook
1550 Richmond Ave, Suite 201
Staten Island, NY 10314
(800) 948-4722; (718) 494-3824 (fax)
Email: lcook | at |
We assist families in planning for their loved ones with special needs by coordinating their legal, financial and state benefit plans.

Special Support Services
Jennifer Choi
55-05 Woodside Avenue #704
Woodside, NY 11377
(917) 432-4323
Email: Jenn | at |
We help parents navigate special education process: partnering with parents and school, reviewing of IEP/504 plan, evaluations, reports, as well as IEP Meeting support.

Special Support Services
Amber Decker
1060 Ocean Avenue, B11
Brooklyn, NY 11226
(646) 709-5988
Email: amber | at |
We help parents navigate special education process: partnering with parents and school, reviewing of IEP/504 plan, evaluations, reports, as well as IEP Meeting support.

Special Support Services
Rachel Ford
41-15 45th Street, 4M
Sunnyside, NY 11104
(646) 812-3430
Email: rachel | at |
We help parents navigate special education process: partnering with parents and school, reviewing of IEP/504 plan, evaluations, reports, as well as IEP Meeting support.

Spectrum Warriors, Inc.
Michele Sanchez-Stierheim
200 W 143rd Street
New York, NY 10030
(917) 539-2026
Email: michele | at |
Community engagement, training, advocacy,IEP, family support, DIR Floortime

Diana Pucci, Special Education Lay Advocate
9 Watson St., No. 3
Batavia, NY 14020
(585) 219-4313
Email: spedvocate | at |
Partnering with parents to assist in obtaining an appropriate education for your child.

Speech and Language Therapy
50 Plaza St E. Apt 6B
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(347) 563-1399
Email: jamie_tallent | at |
Private home-based speech and language therapy.

SpeechWorks 4 Kids! Pediatric Speech Therapy
Erica Gale
222 E 34th Street
New York, NY 10016
(347) 234-5437
Email: Info | at |
SpeechWorks 4 Kids! is a pediatric speech therapy practice that provides resources, evaluations, consultations & individualized treatment to young children with speech, language, & voice needs.

Douglas A. Spencer, Esq.
Attorney at Law
85 Echo Avenue, Suite 6
Miller Place, NY 11764
(631) 509-1120; (631) 389-2591 (fax)
A Long Island-based Law Firm devoted to providing comprehensive legal counsel in the areas of special education and general education law.

Spina Bifida Association of Albany/Capital District
109 Spring Road
Scotia, NY 12302
(518) 399-9151
Email: SBAALBANY102 | at |

Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association
382 Ridge Road
Scotia, NY 12302

Andrea Spratt, Esq.
Attorney at Law
110 Wall Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10005
(212) 709-8066; (212) 943-2300 (fax)
Email: aspratt01 | at |
Dedicated special needs attorney providing advice and representation of parents at CSE meetings, impartial hearings, and appeals. Free initial consultations.

START Educational Services
Dorothea B. Moebius
681 Millard Fillmore Pl.
East Aurora, NY 14052-2505
(716) 687-1276; (716) 652-5510 (fax)
Email: dbmoebius | at |
START offers multisensory structured language education services for children, adolescents and adults with language-based LD or dyslexia. START stands for Strategies and Tools Advancing Reading and Thinking.

State Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped
Capital View Office Park
52 Washington Street, Room 201
Rensselaer, NY 12144-2796
(518) 473-1801

State Department of Education: Special Education
Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities
State Education Department
1 Commerce Plaza, Room 1606
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-2714

State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
155 Washington Avenue, 2nd Floor
Albany, NY 12210
(518) 486-7505; (800) 395-3372
Email: scarey | at |

State Education Agency Rural Representative
Department of Education
Bureau of School District
Reorganization Unit
Education Building Annex, Room 876
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-3936

State Mediation System
Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID)
One Commerce Plaza, Room 1624
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 486-7462
Email: lparis | at |

State Mental Health Agency
New York State Office of Mental Health
Micky Toker
Western New York Parent Advisor
Rochester Psychiatric Center
Rehab Building - Room 215
1111 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, New York 14620
(585) 241-1937
Email: Michelle.Toker | at | OMH.NY.Gov

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Bureau of Children and Families
Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
(518) 473-6902
Email: cocompz | at |

State Mental Retardation Program
New York State Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
(518) 473-1997

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities
State Education Department
1 Commerce Plaza, Room 1606
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-2714

Stepping Forward Parent Education Program
Dr. Lynn Yuan
400 Central Park West #12T
New York, NY 10025
(646) 479-4648; (646) 479-4648
Email: lyuan427 | at |
Our parent education program provides services to families with children who are on the autism spectrum, children with developmental disabilities and behavior issues, as well as typically developing children.

Sterling School
Ruth Arberman
299 Pacific St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 625-3502; (718) 625-7393 (fax)
Email: sterlingschool | at |
Private school for children 1st-6th grade diagnosed with Dyslexia or Language Based Learning Disorders. We use Orton-Gillingham Methodology.

Shakira Stewart
P.O. Box 739
Bronx, NY 10469
(917) 584-1581
Email: sssheard | at |
Two PsyD/BCBA candidates and experienced professionals well versed in early intervention, special education, and ABA. We provide consultaion regarding autism, social emotional delays, and learning disabilities.

Ronald E. Stiskin, Esq.
Attorney at Law
2 Crosfield Ave, Ste 210
West Nyack, NY 10994
(914) 261-9828; (877) 744-9048 (fax)
Email: Ron | at |
Representing children with disabilities and their families, in both education law and future planning.

Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Avenue
P.O. Box 671
Rochester, NY 14642
(716) 275-2986
Email: phil_davidson | at |

Student Advocacy, Inc.
Lisa Syron, Executive Director
3 West Main Street
Elmsford, NY 10523
(914) 347-3313
Email: studentadvocacy | at |
Our goal: get your child on track to school success. Advocates provide advice and/or represent children at special education meetings. Serving Westchester and Putnam counties.

The Study Shack
Janie Teller
167 E. 82nd St. #1A
New York, NY 10028
(212) 628-9129; (646) 331-9456
Email: janie | at |
We are a tutorial center located on the upper east side of Manhattan. We provide tutorials for all grades/subjects and have excellent tutors for students with learning differences.

Stuttering Therapy
Ashley King
641 Byron Ave
Lynbrook, NY 11563
(516) 784-6712
Email: Ashley.S.King | at |
SpeechEasy is a proven fluency tool used to reduce stuttering and to help increase fluency. While you will not stop stuttering completely (there is no cure for stuttering), we can help you take back control of your speech, and your life.

Successful Potty Training
Ashley Hickey
82 Blake Rd
Hamden, CT 06517
(404) 519-0093
Email: ashley.f.hickey | at |
In home intensive potty training. Specializing in training children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Consultations and Workshops available.

Successful Students, LLC
Deborah Hugel, J.D.
71 Circle Drive
Syosset, NY 11791
(516) 297-5408
Email: Ehugel | at |
Special education advocate serving Nassau and Suffolk counties. Coaches parents of children with special needs for CPSE and CSE meetings and attends meetings if needed.

Summit Educational Resources
150 Stahl Road
Getzville, New York 14068
(716) 629-3400; (716) 629-3499
Email: info | at |
A not for profit organization providing educational and therapeutic services to children from birth to age 21 with learning, communication and behavioral challenges.

Support Essence Coaching
Louise Derzansky
6384 Saunders St. - 1C
Rego Park, NY 11374
Phone: (718) 619-9837
Email: lderzansky | at |
I provide life/ADHD coaching for children, adults, and college students. I can also provide advice on obtaining IEPs and 504 plans.

Stefanie Sussman, MS CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist NYCCOMMUNICATES
38 W. 32nd St., Suite 1100
New York, NY 10065
(917) 597-4371; (212) 759-4585 (fax)
Email: stefaniesussman | at |
Providing individualized treatment for early intervention, pre-school, and school age children, comprehensive evaluations, social language groups, and parent/caregiver workshops.

Swim NYS
Jurgen Pichler
3333 Broadway
New York, NY 10031
(212) 234-7665
Email: SwimNYS | at |
We teach swimming, Adaptive Aquatics, Learn2Swim, Aquacize, Water Aerobics, CVA exercise, SeniorSwim, SwimTeam, Triathlon training, SwimTeam, Competition preparation

Synchrony Solutions, LLC
Andrea M.Spencer, Ph.D.
48 South Service Road, Suite 200
Melville, NY 11747
(631) 465-3486
Email: aspencr | at |
Educational advocacy, case review, observation, program recommendations and IEP development for children and adolescents with ED, LD, OHI, ID, and other disabilities.

Talk 2 Kelly, LLC
Kelly Hantman
157 East 86th Street, Suite 2B
New York, NY 10028
(646) 957-6060
Email: Talk2Kellyslp | at |
Talk 2 Kelly specializes in pediatric and adolescent Speech and Language evaluations and therapy, providing services at our office, at children's homes and schools.

Rebecca Talmud, PT, DPT
73 West 85th Street, Apt 1A
New York, NY 10024
(516) 652-9911
Email: rtalmud | at |
Pediatric Physical Therapist providing home and community services for children with conditions ranging from neurologic, orthopedic, cardiopulmonary, vestibular, or global developmental delay. Licensed by NY state.

Teacher to Student Inc.
Rochelle Hendlin Granville
203 Seeley Street
Brooklyn New York 11218
(718) 788-3243
Email: RHendlin | at |
Educational advocacy within the New York State area with the hope of empowering parents to acquire an appropriate education for their child with special needs, Assistance to parents during the evaluation, placement, process as well as during the impartial hearing process is available.

Technology Resources for Education (T.R.E.) Center
Maywood School
1979 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 456-9290; (518) 456-9289 (fax); (800) 248-9873
Email: David | at |

Richard Thaler
2154 Marion Avenue
Merrick, NY 11566
(516) 378-4436
Email: DickThaler | at |
Don't go to CPSE/CSE meetings alone. Am experienced in assisting you in obtaining appropriate special education services/placement- Certified Impartial Hearing Officer.

Themba Tutors
Craig Selinger
1139 Prospect Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11218
(917) 382-8641
Email: craig | at |
Traveling throughout NYC (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx), Westchester, CT, Long Island, & NJ! Specializing in Executive Function Coaching & ADHD Coaching, remote coaching, in-home & remote tutoring.

Theory of Art & Sciences
Shikha Sehgal
Deer Park: 1915, Deer Park Avenue, Deer Park, NY
Hicksville: 153 South Broadway, Hicksville, NY
(888) 827-8188
Email: tasnewyorkart | at |
TAS (Theory of Arts & Sciences) is the #1 Learning Center in New York. We provide the best teaching and resources for any stage in your child’s education. Our courses are for elementary, middle and high school students. This program has proven to be the most important step towards improving the academic performance of children all across Long Island. Give your kids the resources they need to succeed!

Theramatch Registry, INC
29 Cedar Drive
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 592-7404
Email: carly618 | at |
An online directory of mental health providers with the purpose of connecting therapists, counselors, and doctors to patients.

Eric Chessen
1 West Mill Dr.
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 840-7821
In- home fitness and sport therapy for children and teens with developmental disorders, specializing in autism. Focus on safety on motor enhancement.

The Therapy SPOT, PLLC
Phyllis Lepre Reischmann
1770 Motor Parkway, Suite 202
Islandia, NY 11749
(631) 582-0088; (516) 443-3278; (631) 582-0405 (fax)
Email: Phyllispt | at |
Multidisciplinary therapeutic practice providing services for children from birth - school age.

TheraTalk Speech-Language Pathology
Dr. Irene Gioules
150-50 14th Road
Whitestone, NY 11357
(718) 767-0091; (718) 767-0086 (fax)
Email: theratalk | at |
We provide speech, language, dysphagia and feeding therapy, as well as comprehensive evaluations.

Christina D. Thivierge, Esq.
Attorney at Law
5 Hanover Square, Suite 1201
New York, NY 10004
(212) 397-6360; (212) 397-6361 (fax)
Email: christina | at |
The law firm focuses exclusively on the representation of children with disabilities through the special education process. The firm has extensive experience in litigating cases from Due Process through appeals at all levels.

Three Tier Consulting
Michael Friga, PhD, BCBA-D
130 Landon Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
(877) 651-1038; (607) 793-7597 (fax)
Email: michael | at |
ABA services for children with autism, school consultation & training (FBA & Behavior Support Plans), PBIS

Thrive Consultation Services
Maria Mangini, MA, CAS, CHLC
A Space to Grow
216 River Street, Second Floor
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 703-5665
Email: thriveconsultationservices | at |
Family Advocate and Holistic Counselor. School psychologist with 20-years working experience, trained parent advocate, and Certified Holistic Health Coach. Mind-Body-Emotions working together.

Dr. Lauren Tobing-Puente, Licensed Psychologist, LLC
361 East 19th Street
New York, NY 10003
(917) 838-9274
Email: services | at |
DIR/Floortime, play therapy, consultations, psychological and developmental evaluations, parent and sibling support groups. Services provided in play therapy office and sensory gym. Private pay, CPSE, RSAs accepted.

Tourette Syndrome Association of Western New York
Susan Conners, President
20 Thomas Jefferson Lane
Snyder, NY 14226
(716) 839-4430; (716) 839-1956 (fax)
Email: conners | at |
We provide regular support groups for adults and children, a tri-annual newsletter, numerous family activities, TS literature, school advocacy, family support, physician's referral as well as a link to the national TSA web site and other services.

Joan Trojak, Advocate
Parent Training
50 Rugby Dr.
Shirley, NY 11967
(631) 395-1897
Email: TZoya | at |
Individualized 6-week parent training groups, limited to 8 parents. The most popular are Preparing for Annual Review and Going from CPSE to CSE. Other formats and topics available.

The Trust Partners
Natalie Baye
13 High Oaks Court
Huntington, NY 11743
(631) 421-7938; (631) 871-3702
Email: natbaye | at |
Resource and support for emotional/ legal/financial protection of children with special needs. Creation of "A Parents' Personalized Resource Guide for Guardians."

Tutor Index
Gabriel Kuperman
47-47 36th Street, Suite 22542
New York City, NY 11101
(800) 850-1433; (800) 850-1690 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Find a tutor in the USA by searching our easy to use online tutor directory.

Aaron Harris
305 Church Street
New York, NY 10013
(888) 886-2508
Email: info | at |
Marketplace for high quality local tutors with a high concentration of Special Ed tutors in the NY area.

Teresa Twarz
229 Prospect Valley Road
Willseyville, NY 13864
(607) 659-4182
Web: http://www.twarz | at |
Advocate for parents of children with Type 1 Diabetes. I have helped several parents and have presented for the Joslin Diabetes Center in Syracuse, NY.

UCP of Greater Suffolk
250 Marcus Boulevard
P.O. Box 18045
Hauppauge, New York 11788-8845
(631) 232-0011
Email: info | at |

United We Stand
728 Driggs Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 302-4313
312 S. 3rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 302-4314
Email: uwsofny | at |

University Affiliated Programs
DD Center/St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center
1000 10th Ave.
New York, NY 10019
(212) 523-6230

University Affiliated Programs: Rose F. Kennedy Center
Albert Einstein Coll. of Medicine- Yeshiva University

University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Developmental Disabilities Center
St. Lukes - Roosevelt Hospital Center
1000 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10019
(212) 523-6230

University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Yeshiva University
1410 Pelham Parkway, S.
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 430-8522
Email: hcohen | at |

Unlimited Prospects Center for Educational Therapy
Jillian S. Hershberg
20 Prospect Drive North
Huntington Station, NY 11746
(631) 421-6888; (516) 662-8440; (516) 662-8440 (fax)
Email: Unlimited Prospects | at |
Learning Different? Educational therapist. Elementary-age children to Adult. Evaluations. Certified Wilson Teacher. Family and individual therapy around learning issues. Lindamood Bell, Touch Math, etc.

Upstate NY Families for Effective Autism Treatment
Gia Carroll, Ann Cole
PO Box 10174
Rochester, NY 14610
(585) 234-1220; (585) 264-1605
Email: Contact | at | UNYFEAT.Org
Web: http://www.UNYFEAT.Org
UNYFEAT is the leading not-for-profit advocacy organization for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families in the Rochester area.

Ronald L. VanNorstrand, Esq.
Attorney at Law
201 East Jefferson Street, Suite 530
Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 422-3300; (315) 474-0250 (fax)
Email: ron | at |
Over twenty years representing parents and their children. Prior to private practice, I was an attorney at PADD agency, which focused on special education cases.

Varsity Tutors - New York City
246 E 58th St.
New York, NY 10022
(214) 206-7940
Email: newyork | at |
Varsity Tutors - New York City is a private at-home academic tutoring service operating in New York City. The Company prides itself on the high quality of its tutors.

Anthoula Vasiliou, Esq.
Attorney at Law
48 Wall Street, #1100
New York, NY 10005
(914) 455-0724
Email: avasiliou | at |
Law firm dedicated to representing families of students with disabilities to obtain appropriate educational services through IEP meetings, impartial hearings, and disciplinary proceedings.

VESID Special Education Policy Unit
The VESID Special Education Policy Unit develops special education law, regulations and policy which provide the appropriate legal framework that promotes equity and opportunity for all students with disabilities to meet educational standards established for all students in the least restrictive environment; develop informational materials which provide parents, educators; and other individuals with the necessary information to be effectively involved in the education of school-age students with disabilities.

Virtual Milestone Academy
Megan Horne Cawlfield
PO Box 8333
Fayetteville, AR 72703
(337) 303-4863
Email: mrsmegancfields | at |
Guidance. Education. Action. Resources.

Volunteer Counseling Service, Rockland Student Advocacy Program
Beth Kipperman
77 South Main Street
New City, NY 10956
(845) 634-5729 Ext. 320
Email: bkipperman | at |
We provide information regarding educational rights and responsibilities, referrals and direct advocacy to all Rockland parents of children ages 0 to 20.

VSA arts of New York City
18-05 215 Street Bayside, Suite 15N
Bayside, NY 11360
(718) 225-6305 (V, TTY)
Email: Bbvsanyc | at |

Mitchell Weisbrot, CLU, ChSNC, Special Care Planner
MassMutual Long Island Metro
6800 Jericho Turnpike, Ste. 202W
Syosset, NY 11791
(516) 682-3391; (516) 364-4263 (fax)
Email: mweisbrot | at |
Estate planning for families that include individuals with special needs. Legal & Financial workshops are provided at public and private schools, agencies, and SEPTA meetings.

Ilene Weiss, Special Education Consultant
28 Massachusetts Avenue
Congers, NY 10920
(845) 267-6720
Email: prizeteacher | at |
Services include one-to-one tutoring for special needs children, and consultation and advocacy for families with special needs children-attend meetings, IEP development.

Melissa Weinberg, M.A., OTR/L
115 East 9th Street, Apt 16N
New York, NY 10003
(917) 757-9341; (212) 529-0312 (fax)
Email: melissa_ot | at |
I am a NYS licensed pediatric occupational therapist with six years experience helping children learn new skills through a comprehensive and holistic approach.

Well Mind Centers, Inc.
Erik Moore, PhD
300 Cadman Plaza West
Brooklyn, NY 11242
(718) 876-0848; (718) 310-3337 (fax)
Neuropsychological IEP Evaluations for school students (Learning, Dyslexia, math disorders, Autism, ADHD, behavior, anxiety, mood), diagnoses and treatment plans. Impartial Hearing Evaluations.

Westchester Educational Consultants
Sharan DePalma
P.O. Box 755
Chappaqua, NY 10514
(914) 506-0300
Email: Sharanny | at |
Let me help secure the appropriate and rightful education for your disabled child. From organizing your records to working together for a solid IEP, I can help you.

Westchester Educational Services
Suzanne Schneider
7 Gifford Lake Dr
Armonk, NY 10504
(917) 842-9366
Email: suzanneschneider11 | at |

Pamela Wheelock, MS, Certified Braille Instructor
569 West Park Avenue
Long Beach, NY 11561
(516) 697-9970
Email: pfwheelock | at |
Private tutoring for children or adults in need of Braille, low vision instruction, and assistive technology expertise. NYC Licensed teacher, 20+ yrs. experience, NYS certified.

Where I Can Be Me (R)
Isa Marrs, MA CCC-SLP
127 Woodside Ave, 201
Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
(914) 488-5282
Email: IsaMarrs | at |
Social skills classes for children. Unique program blends art with social language and behavioral therapy to improve social skills in a fun and exciting way.

Whispering Pines Preschool
Tracey Sommers
2841 Thousand Acre Road
Delanson, NY 12053
(518) 875-6141; (518) 875-6724; (518) 875-6389 (fax)
Email: mfrank | at |
We are an New York State approved provider of special education and therapy services to children birth through 6 years of age.

WIHD/University Center for Excellence
Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, NY 10595
(914) 493-8204
Email: Ansley_Bacon | at |

Winston Preparatory School, Winston Online
Tabitha Mancini
50 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004
(202) 603-9776
Email: tmancini | at |
Winston Online is an online program for students through 12th grade with learning differences such as dyslexia, nonverbal learning disabilities (NVLD), and executive functioning difficulties(ADHD).

Edward V. Wilcenski, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Jones & Wilcenski, PLLC
5 Emma Lane
Clifton Park, NY 12065
(518) 373-0333; (518) 383-6773 (fax)
Email: ewilcenski | at |
Guardianship, special needs trusts, government benefit advocacy and estate planning for individuals with disabilities and their families

WNY Dyselxia Specialists, LLC
Jennifer Hoffman, Ed.M.
3871 Harlem RD STE 201
Buffalo, NY 14215
(716) 541-0331; (716) 541-0334 (fax)
Email: jenniferhoffman | at |
Based in Western NY, we teach struggling readers of all ages to read, write, and spell with confidence. In-person and online.
Karen Lawliss
2060 Military Turnpike
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
(518) 569-8595; (509) 352-8546 (fax)
Email: karen | at |
Transcription services for special education meetings.

Weil College Advising, LLC
Bettina Weil, MSW, IEC
15 Park Ave.
Ardsley, NY 10502
(914) 723-8080
Email: info | at |
Independent college consultant advising students with learning differences on their selection, application, and transition to college.

YAI/ National Institute for People with Disabilities

460 West 34th St. 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001
(866) 2-YAI-LINK (1-866-292-4546)
Email: link | at |
Services in Metro NY area for children and adults with developmental and learning disabilities, including early childhood, family support, health care, and specialty health care.

YAI/Rockland County Association for the Learning Disabled (RCALD)

Yawning Yoga
1 Kandmark Square
Port Chester, NY 10573
(914) 450-5077
Email: jordanyoga | at |
School Social worker and Certified yoga instructor. Offer yoga classes for children with special needs. Yoga helps build self esteem, develop strong flexible bodies, reduce stress, the list goes on and on.

The Yellin Center for Mind, Brain, and Education
Paul B. Yellin, MD, FAAP
104 West 29th St., 12th Floor
New York, NY 10001
(646) 775-6646
Email: info | at |
Medical practice and professional development organization providing comprehensive learning evaluations, individualized support plans and follow-up management for students in K-12, preschool, college, and graduate school.

Your Autism Coach
Deanna Picon
176-25 Union Turnpike, Suite 314
Fresh Meadows, NY 11366
(866) 372-9421; (347) 206-5321
Email: info | at |
Your Autism Coach provides a comprehensive program of personalized guidance and support for parents of autistic and special needs children.

Youth Advocacy Program
Youth Advocacy Intake Clerk
65 W. Broad St., Suite 400
Rochester, NY 14614
(585) 232-4090
A program of the Legal Aid Society of Rochester. This Program provides advocacy for youth and families that live in Monroe County, to resolve problems relating to education and other service systems. Services include representation of students with disabilities at CSE and 504 meetings. We also assist with school suspension and enrollment for both special and general ed students.

Youth Educational School Services of Family Empowerment
225 Dolson Avenue, Suite 403
Middletown, NY 10940
(845) 343-8100
Email: momalley | at |

Sharon Yirilli, MS, RD, CDN
151-79 17th Rd
Whitestone, NY 11357
(718) 316-8197
Email: syirillimsrd | at |
Sharon Yirilli is a registered dietitian dedicated to helping families make mealtimes more enjoyable and less of a challenge. Visit us today!

Julia Yong-hee Park, Esq.
Attorney at Law
250 W. 57th Street, Suite 620
New York, NY 10107
(201) 777-0349; (201) 731-5176 (fax)
Email: jpark | at |
Providing special-education related legal services to Korean families in the New York and New Jersey area.

Your Beautiful Child
2111 Beekman Place
Brooklyn, NY 11225
(917) 692-5632
Email: yourbeautifulchild | at |
I follow a child's lead and teach them according to what they like. I use yoga and sensory experiences in my sessions. The goal is to have a child thrive and for the parent to feel they have a "good" day.

Susan Zeller, MA TSHH
551 B Heritage Hills
Somers, NY 10589
(914) 420-4966
Email: sjzsnue | at |
To support the family, assist the child to meet his or her highest potential: review reports, advise parents, attend meetings, insure appropriate services.

George Zelma, Esq.
Attorney at Law
888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor
New York, NY 10106
(212) 247-4650; (212) 769-4422; (212) 757-2863 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Advocacy and legal representation for families of students with special education needs.

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