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  • About Our Kids.org
    AboutOurKids.org - A child and adolescent mental health and parenting resource of the New York University Child Study Center.

  • Association for the Help of Retarded Children
    The Association for the Help of Retarded Children, Nassau County Chapter (AHRC) was founded by a small group of parents of retarded children and their concerned friends who had a dream and reached for it. That dream was not to waste the lives of their loved ones with mental retardation, or to ostracize them from the communities in which they lived. Our goal is to provide a lifetime of caring, for infants and children to teens, adults and senior citizens, for all people with developmental disabilities.

  • Blindness Resource Center
    From the The New York Institute for Special Education.

  • Canoeing for Kids
    Canoeing for Kids is a volunteer, non- profit organization serving as both a fund raiser and free recreational outlet for disadvantaged children. Canoeing for Kids' primary function is to provide free canoeing, kayaking, rafting, camping and fishing trips for underprivileged children.

  • Eden II/Genesis Programs - New York
    The mission of the Eden II/Genesis Programs is to provide people with autism specialized community based programs and other opportunities, with the goal of enabling them to achieve the highest possible quality of living across their life spans.

  • Happiness Is Camping
    Happiness Is Camping, for children with cancer, was founded in 1980. About 400 children, girls and boys aged 6-16 years, attend the overnight camp, staying from one to six weeks, depending on their health.

  • LDA of the Genesee Valley
    Learning Disabilities Association of the Genesee Valley, Inc. has supported individuals and families dealing with learning disabilities.

  • Learning Disability Association of the Mohawk Valley
    The Learning Disability Association of the Mohawk Valley is a non-profit organization affiliated with the Learning Disability Association of New York and the Learning Disabilities Association of America.

  • Long Island Infant Developmental Program
    LIIDP is a non-profit, home-based early intervention program.

  • New York - Birch Family Camp
    The Birch Family Camp is one of our many programs. It is a week-long retreat that provides a sanctuary for children and families living with AIDS. The camp's family-strengthening environment provides education, recreation and support.

  • New York - Camp Huntington
    Camp Huntington is a summer recreation program for campers with special needs in the areas of learning and development; ADD; and PDD. At Camp Huntington, we recognize each camper's disability. This allows us to develop the individual abilities that each camper possesses.

  • New York - Camp Northwood
    Located in the Adirondacks along a secluded eleven mile lake, 20 miles northeast of Utica, New York, is a seven-week overnight co-ed camp for 125 children from across the U.S. and Canada between the ages of eight and eighteen. Camp Northwood is oriented toward children with low self-esteems, learning challenges and attention deficit disorders in need of a structured supportive summer environment.

  • New York - Facilitated Communication Institute
    Facilitated communication is an alternative means of expression for people who cannot speak, or whose speech is highly limited (e.g. echoed, limited to one or a few word utterances), and who cannot point reliably. The method has been used as a means to communicate for individuals with severe disabilities, including persons with labels of mental retardation, autism, Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities. (special needs). Located in Syracuse, New York.

  • New York - The Children's Annex
    The Children's Annex serves children between the ages of 2 and 15. A student may be classified as a preschooler with a disability, or when school age, as emotionally disturbed, autistic, multiply disabled or traumatic brain injured.

  • New York - WHO WE SERVE
    Highly Specialized Programs for children with disabilities and special needs from birth to age 16.

  • Parent to Parent of New York State
    Parent to Parent of New York State is based on the philosophy that parents of special-needs children are the best people to offer support and encouragement to their cohorts.

  • Summit Camp and Travel
    Summit Camp serves boys and girls classified as having Attention Deficit Disorders and possible concomitant learning disabilities or mild emotional problems.

  • The Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center
    C.E.R.C. is a regional center for the diagnosis and treatment of infants, children, and adolescents with a broad array of developmental disabilities, including neuromuscular disorders, mental retardation, autism, speech and language disorders, hearing impairments, learning disabilities, and delays in development.

  • The Helping Hands School
    For the last 15 years, the Helping Hands School has been building on its founding mission to help developmentally delayed preschoolers prepare for public education. From a farmhouse with two teachers, two aides, a speech pathologist and 20 students, we have grown to 62 staff serving 250 students on a sixty-acre farm with four buildings.

  • The New York Institute for Special Education
    The New York Institute for Special Education(NYISE) is a private, nonprofit, nonsectarian educational facility which provides quality programs for children who are blind or visually disabled, emotionally and learning disabled and preschoolers who are developmentally delayed.


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