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Special Needs

Developmental Delays

New York State Early Intervention
Information about the New York State Early Intervention Program

Centers Providing Services For Children With Developmental Delays
Alternatives For Children
Developmental Disabilities Institute (DDI)
Island Therapies 
Kidz Therapy Services
St. Charles Hospital
The Therapy Center for Children
The Therapy Spot 
Up Wee Grow


Office For People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)
This is a link to the “Front Door.”  If you have a child with expected long-term disabilities, this program is something you MUST investigate.

Center for Parent Information and Resources
“Hub” of information and products created for the network of Parent Centers serving families of children with disabilities.

Developmental Disabilities Institute (DDI)
Offers a litany of services to children and adults with a wide range of disabilities.




Autistic Spectrum Disorders

The Center for Disease Control
CDC website section devoted to autistic spectrum disorders

National Library of Medicine
NLM website section devoted to autistic spectrum disorders

Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks is a science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.

Autism Society
The Autism Society exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.

Down Syndrome

National Down Syndrome Society
Site contains information regarding Down Syndrome including educational material, therapy, research, and support for families.

National Down Syndrome Congress
A wide range of information and support for families with member with Down Syndrome.

Food Allergies

Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE)
A site devoted to food allergy education and research.


Rare Diseases / Genetic Syndromes

NIH Site for Rare Diseases
A combination of educational material, support, research, and information regarding clinical trials for rare disorders.

National Library of Medicine
Section of site devoted to genetic disorders.

Human Genome Project Information
Wide array of information and links regarding genetic disorders

Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation
Information about the disorder and treatment options


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