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Developmental Steps Adds Free Sports Clinics and Videos for Kids

Developmental Steps Adds Free Sports Clinics and Videos for Kids

Developmental Steps, LLC has added free Sports Clinics and online videos, which are offered through the pediatric physical therapy center's Mount Kisco and Port Chester locations.

Special Needs Advocacy Resources & Social Service in Long Island, NY

Special Needs Advocacy Resources & Social Service in Long Island, NY

UPDATED July: A list of lawyers, educational consultants, therapists, and other professional special needs advocates on Long Island, NY.

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Providers on Long Island

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Providers on Long Island

UPDATED July: Where to find centers and therapists providing ABA--applied behavior analysis--to kids with special needs, including autism, in Nassau County and Suffolk County.

Classes & Fun Programs for Kids With Special Needs in Westchester County, NY

Classes & Fun Programs for Kids With Special Needs in Westchester County, NY

UPDATED July: After-school activities, classes, and other fun programs for kids with special needs and learning differences in Westchester County.

Classes & Fun Programs for Kids With Special Needs on Long Island

Classes & Fun Programs for Kids With Special Needs on Long Island

UPDATED July: After-school activities, classes, and other fun programs for kids with special needs and learning differences on Long Island.

Doctors and Dentists for Kids with Special Needs in Rockland County, NY

Doctors and Dentists for Kids with Special Needs in Rockland County, NY

UPDATED July: Health care providers, including pediatricians, dentists, and other doctors, for kids with special needs and learning differences in Rockland County.

Professional Services for Kids with Special Needs in Queens, NY

Professional Services for Kids with Special Needs in Queens, NY

UPDATED July: Our guide of professional services for kids with special needs in Queens, NY.

Professional Services for Families with Special Needs on Long Island, NY

Professional Services for Families with Special Needs on Long Island, NY

UPDATED July: Our guide of professional services for kids with special needs on Long Island, NY, including therapists, opticians, and more.

Medical and Dental Providers for Children with Special Needs on Long Island

Medical and Dental Providers for Children with Special Needs on Long Island

UPDATED July: Health care providers, pediatricians, dentists, and other doctors for kids with special needs and learning differences throughout Long Island.

Special-Needs Schools and Educational Programs in Queens, NY

Special-Needs Schools and Educational Programs in Queens, NY

UPDATED July: Our list of schools and educational programs for children with special needs in Queens.

Activities for NYC Families with Children with Special Needs in July

Activities for NYC Families with Children with Special Needs in July

We've gathered the best family-friendly events for children with special needs in New York City in July, including sensory-friendly screening of Hotel Transylvania at AMC theaters, mouth and foot painting at Children's Museum of Art in Soho, and art classes at MoMA.

Professional Services for Kids with Special Needs in Westchester County, NY

Professional Services for Kids with Special Needs in Westchester County, NY

Search for therapists, counselors, and other professional services for children with special needs and learning differences in Westchester County.

Medical and Dental Providers for Children with Special Needs in Queens, NY

Medical and Dental Providers for Children with Special Needs in Queens, NY

Queens, NY, health care providers, pediatricians, dentists, and other doctors for kids with special needs and learning differences.

Pediatric Therapy Center Moves to Harrison

Pediatric Therapy Center Moves to Harrison

Westchester Therapy Solutions moved from White Plains to Harrison and opened its state-of-the-art location in February.

Putting a Stop to the 'R-Word'

Putting a Stop to the 'R-Word'

Parents of kids with special needs join other advocates to push for an end to the ‘R-word.’

Chief Medical Officer Comments on Recent Autism Research

Chief Medical Officer Comments on Recent Autism Research

MitoMedical’s chief medical officer, Suzanne Goh, M.D., M.B.A., shares her thoughts on new research regarding children with autism spectrum disorder.

Cooking Classes for Kids with Special Needs in Rockland and Bergen

Cooking Classes for Kids with Special Needs in Rockland and Bergen

A roundup of cooking classes for kids with special needs in Rockland and Bergen counties

Cooking Classes for Kids with Special Needs in Westchester

Cooking Classes for Kids with Special Needs in Westchester

A roundup of cooking classes for kids with special needs in Westchester County

Cooking Classes for Kids with Special Needs on Long Island

Cooking Classes for Kids with Special Needs on Long Island

A roundup of cooking classes for kids with special needs on Long Island

Chuck E. Cheese’s Adds Program for Children with Special Needs

Chuck E. Cheese’s Adds Program for Children with Special Needs

Chuck E. Cheese’s is introducing a Sensory Sensitive Sundays program this April for children with special needs.

Meet Chase, a 15-Year-Old Chef with Autism

Meet Chase, a 15-Year-Old Chef with Autism

Meet Chase Bailey, a 15-year-old chef with autism who has a cooking show on YouTube.com and recently released his own cookbook.

Cooking Classes for Kids with Special Needs in Queens

Cooking Classes for Kids with Special Needs in Queens

A roundup of cooking classes for kids with special needs in Queens

Cooking Classes for Kids with Special Needs in Brooklyn

Cooking Classes for Kids with Special Needs in Brooklyn

A roundup of cooking classes for kids with special needs in Brooklyn

Cooking Classes for Kids with Special Needs in Manhattan

Cooking Classes for Kids with Special Needs in Manhattan

A roundup of cooking classes for kids with special needs in Manhattan

'Sesame Street' Introduces Julia, a Muppet with Autism

'Sesame Street' Introduces Julia, a Muppet with Autism

‘Sesame Street’ is introducing a new character named Julia: a muppet with autism.

Self-Direction Services for Kids With Special Needs in New York: What You Need to Know

Self-Direction Services for Kids With Special Needs in New York: What You Need to Know

Self-Direction Services (SDS), a New York State-funded program for children with special needs, offers parents funding for services of their own choosing.

Young Man With Special Needs Celebrates Booming Sock Business

Young Man With Special Needs Celebrates Booming Sock Business

John Cronin, a young man with Down syndrome from Long Island, co-founded John’s Crazy Socks. In just two months the online sock store has reached 1,000 customers.

Five Tips for a Successful IEP Meeting

Five Tips for a Successful IEP Meeting

Annual Individualized Education Program meetings can be stressful, but there are ways to help make them run smoothly.

Temple Beth Sholom Welcomes Adults with Special Needs for Havdalah Celebration

Temple Beth Sholom Welcomes Adults with Special Needs for Havdalah Celebration

On Thursday, April 27 at 7:30pm, Temple Beth Sholom in New City will welcome 80-plus adult guests from Rockland ARC, Camp Venture, HVDDSO, and Jawonio for a Havdalah celebration.

Music Nonprofit for People with Disabilities Expands Offerings

Music Nonprofit for People with Disabilities Expands Offerings

Daniel's Music Foundation in East Harlem now offers private music lessons and more for the community.

The Center for Integrative & Innovative Therapies Opens in Plainview

The Center for Integrative & Innovative Therapies Opens in Plainview

The CIIT Center opened an advanced treatment center for people with autism spectrum disorder in Nassau County.

15 Questions to Ask When Looking For a Special Needs Tutor

15 Questions to Ask When Looking For a Special Needs Tutor

There are a lot of things to consider when looking for a tutor for your child with special needs. Ease your search with this list of questions from a mom with experience.

'Special Needs Got Talent' Competition to Be Held on Long Island

'Special Needs Got Talent' Competition to Be Held on Long Island

The first Long Island “Special Needs Got Talent” competition will be held in the style of the X-Factor and American Idol on Feb. 4 in East Islip.

How Music Lessons Helped My Child With Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

How Music Lessons Helped My Child With Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

The story of how one child with special needs went from fearing music to celebrating it.

Spending the Holidays with a Child with Autism

Spending the Holidays with a Child with Autism

When you have a child with special needs, this time of year can be challenging. A mother shares her tips and ideas to make the most of the holidays with a child with autism.

Dining Out with a Child with Autism

Dining Out with a Child with Autism

Going out to dinner with a child who has autism can be very stressful. These are five tips from a mom who has been there.

PTS Coaching Now Offering In-Home Tutoring

PTS Coaching Now Offering In-Home Tutoring

PTS Coaching, a nationwide parent-training program for children with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD or ADD), is now offering private home tutoring for children of all ages.

What Parents Need to Know When a Child with Special Needs Turns 21

What Parents Need to Know When a Child with Special Needs Turns 21

What to consider when your child with special needs turns 21—and is no longer a child.

Taking a Child with Autism to the Movies: 5 Tips From a Mom Who's Been There

Taking a Child with Autism to the Movies: 5 Tips From a Mom Who's Been There

Going to the movies with a child who has autism can be a challenge, but here are our top tips for a successful cinematic outing.

Healthy Brain Network Offering Free Learning and Mental Health Evaluations for Kids

Healthy Brain Network Offering Free Learning and Mental Health Evaluations for Kids

The Healthy Brain Network is offering free study-related, diagnostic language, learning and mental health evaluations to 10,000 children ages 5-21.

HappyFest Obstacle Course and Festival Coming to Long Island

HappyFest Obstacle Course and Festival Coming to Long Island

HappyFest is the very first all-ages, all-abilities obstacle course and festival of its kind and will be held fat Long Island Sports Park, in Calverton, NY, on Oct. 15th.

When Back-to-School Stress Isn't Just Stress

When Back-to-School Stress Isn't Just Stress

Many kids refuse to go to school when the first day comes around, but for some, it may be more than back-to-school anxiety.

Children’s Entertainment Center Now Offering Sensory Friendly Facilities

Children’s Entertainment Center Now Offering Sensory Friendly Facilities

Safari Adventure in Riverhead has been refinished and now includes arcade games and inflatables as well as a sensory calming spa for kids with special needs.

American Girl Resale Boutique to Host In-Store Activities This Fall

American Girl Resale Boutique to Host In-Store Activities This Fall

Girl AGain boutique in White Plains is hosting in-store events this fall, including author readings, tea parties, and craft activities.

Autism Study Seeks Participants

Autism Study Seeks Participants

A study that aims to research whether specific genes are linked to autism is looking for participants.

Transitioning Your Child with Special Needs to a New School

Transitioning Your Child with Special Needs to a New School

A mother shares her tips to help her son with special needs transition to a new school this fall.

Educational Center Launches New Program for Kids with Special Needs

Educational Center Launches New Program for Kids with Special Needs

A multi-sensory instructional program designed to aid children with learning disabilities, launches at Comprehensive Consultation Psychological Services, P.C.

Pediatric Physical Therapy Center Opens in Somers

Pediatric Physical Therapy Center Opens in Somers

Metamorphosis Pediatric Physical Therapy opened in Somers, NY with a focus on Cuevas Medek Exercises.

Sesame Workshop Aims to Help Kids Understand Autism

Sesame Workshop Aims to Help Kids Understand Autism

Sesame Workshop's Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children initiative aims to help all children better understand autism and combat the stigma of the spectrum disorder.

How To Choose a Babysitter for Your Child with Special Needs

How To Choose a Babysitter for Your Child with Special Needs

Choosing a babysitter for a child with special needs poses challenges to parents. Here are tips for how to find a sitter for your child with special needs.

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