A free, statewide service for families with children who have special needs. They will connect parents with resources and support services in their communities, including: advocacy; home health; legal rights; support groups; summer camps; therapies; medical equipment; MA questions; private schools and more
Phone number 800-986-4550
Its mission is to improve educational outcomes for elementary and middle school students with disabilities. It builds the capacity of TA systems, States, districts, and schools, to help students with disabilities learn from the general education curriculum.
1000 Thomas Jefferson St., NW
Washington, DC 20007
A collection of Internet resources for those involved in the fields related to special education.
A child might be eligible for 3 types of Social security benefits-
Social Security Dependents Benefits (SSDI)- for children of disabled or deceased parents.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)- benefits are payable to children under 18 years old who have disabilities (an impairment that is as severe as one that would keep an adult from doing any ‘substantial work for at least one year’, i.e. a disability that limits the child’s ability to do things and behave in the way that children of similar age group do.), and limited resources.
Medical Assistance- government funded health program (Medical Assistance and Medicaid are the same thing)-automatic for patients with severe impairments regardless of parental income. – 800-772-1213
National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD): NCLD works to ensure that the nation’s 15 million children, adolescenct and adults with learning disabilited have every opportunity to succeed in school, work and life.
National Center for Learning Disabilities, 381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401, New York, NY 10016,
Ph: 212.545.7510 ,
My goal as a consulting behavior analyst is to improve my students’ lives as much as I can through teaching them how to communicate, to succeed in academics, and to engage in and enjoy social interactions with family, friends, and others in their environment.
Information and referral services to parents of children with disabilities who are less then 5 years old- 800-692-7288
They have been providing quality applied behavior analysis (ABA) services to persons with autism and related disabilities for many years. Since 2003, they expanded their service through a center-based clinic program in Rockland County, NY.
In this Section, you will find scientifically validated information about the causes of autism, and the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) approach to treating it. The content of this Section is carefully refereed by an Advisory Board comprising the leaders in ABA and Autism.
Welcome to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
ASHA is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 140,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists in the United States and internationally.