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Parent to Parent NYS
800.559.1729 or 631.434.6196www.parenttoparentnys.org
Connects parents who live in NYS with a trained volunteer support parent whose child has the same disability, illness, issue, or concern to provide support and share information. We can also connect families with local, state, or national resources and organizations.
Long Island Advocacy Center631.234.0467
We are dedicated to protecting the legal rights of students and individuals with disabilities. Information, referral, technical and individual support services are available to empower families that are struggling with the special education process and/or school problems. Through mediations, negotiations, and representation, specially trained attorneys and paraprofessionals ensure that individuals receive the maximum service to which they are entitled under the law.
Long Island Parent Center631.603.3300 or 800.432.0199
Our goal is to help parents and professionals get services that meet the needs of children with disabilities, age 3 through 21. We assist parents by providing information on available resources and enhancing their skills through training.
Early Childhood Direction Center (ECDC)516.364.8580
We provide information and referral services to parents and professionals who are concerned about the development of a child birth to 5 years of age.
Suffolk County Department of Health/Early Intervention631.853.3100
Suffolk County Department of Health services clients birth to 21 years of age. County representatives ensure appropriate placement of preschool children with disabilities in least restrictive environments.
Variety Child Learning Center516.921.7171 or 800.933.8779
Our Center provides special education programs for children who reside in Nassau, Suffolk and New York City, with developmental and learning disabilities, including autism, along with programs and support services for families.
Pederson-Krag Center/Child & Family Community–Based Programs631.920.8302
The goal of this program is to enhance the ability of a family with a seriously emotionally challenged or at risk child or adolescent to function as a family within the community.
Cody Resource Center631.444.4000
Our mission is to promote excellence in clinical treatment, research, community service, and educational programs benefiting those with Autism Spectrum Disorders and related developmental disabilities.
Suffolk Independent Living Organization (SILO)631.880.7929
We work with people with disabilities to establish and implement goals for independence. With peer counseling, information and referral, system change and individual advocacy, individuals with disabilities can work toward achieving these goals.