Special Needs

If you are looking for a speech pathologist, counseling service, or need help with your child’s ADD, ADHD, Aspergers, Autism or another any special need please take a look at the following providers.


Speech and Language Therapy Associates of Staten Island, PLLC
4056 Amboy Road
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JCC of Staten Island
1466 Manor Road • 1297 Arthur Kill Road
Jayne Smith 718.475.5265
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• Dr. William J. Dunn, Jr.
• Speech and Language Therapy Associates of Staten Island, PLLC
• JCC of Staten Island
• Staten Island Mental Health Society, Inc.
• A Very Special Place, Inc.
• Proud Moments Therapy of Staten Island

More Information
• Local & National Special Needs Organizations
• Sensory Friendly Movie Theaters and Theaters

Special Needs Articles
• Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders
• Autism at Home
• Autism: Putting Sleeping Woes to Rest
• Autism Limelight: 10 Famous People Who May Have Been Living on the Spectrum
• Life Skills for Autism: Preparing Your Child for Life
• ToyBox Tools: Tools and Toys for Children with Special Needs

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  1. Baby Rhyme Time

    November 17 @ 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
    November 17, 2017  |  10:30 am - 10:30 pm
    New Dorp Library
    Bring your baby to an interactive program with simple books, gentle movement and songs. Meet other babies & caregivers in the community.
  2. “A Night at the Opera” featuring “La Gioconda.”

    November 17 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    November 17, 2017  |  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Garibaldi-Meucci Museum
    Lou Barella presents “A Night at the Opera” featuring “La Gioconda,” an opera by Amilcare Ponchielli, based on a play by Victor Hugo. It is an example of Italian Grand Opera, set in the opulence of 17th Century Venice and
  3. Our Lady Queen of Peace Holiday Fair

    November 18 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    November 18, 2017  |  10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Our Lady Queen of Peace RC Church
  4. NYC Compost: Farm & Garden Work Days

    November 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    November 18, 2017  |  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Snug Harbor Cultural Center
    Cultivate an intimate understanding of the interconnections between soil, plants, and human health by working directly with the land. We’ll be getting our hands and knees dirty with tasks that include soil care, weeding, planting, bed preparation, composting, etc. Bring
  5. Fall Flat 5K Trail Race

    November 18 @ 10:00 am
    November 18, 2017  |  10:00 am - 10:00 am
    Willowbrook Park
    We run in Willowbrook park incorporating loops around the lake with stretches under the tree canopy. The leaves are still dazzling us with their warm colors creating a picturesque scenery for your morning in the park. Runners receive a great
  6. Out of Your League Badminton

    November 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    November 18, 2017  |  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex
    Think you have what it takes to rule the court? Join Ocean Breeze’s badminton, scrimmage-style tournament!
  7. The Fattorusso Family Blood Drive

    November 18 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    November 18, 2017  |  11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    The Fattarusso Home
    Here is your chance to make a difference…  On November 5, 2007 the Fattarusso twins were born 13 weeks prematurely because of a rare disease called TTTS. Christopher and Vincent both required numerous blood transfusions. Unfortunately, Christopher lost his battle.
  8. Homework Help

    November 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    November 18, 2017  |  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    New Dorp Library
    High School volunteers are offering their services to help with reading and math! Reading: PreK -3rd grade, Math: PreK to 8th grade. First come first served. Sign up lists will start the day of each session when library first opens.

  9. Super Science: Light-up Helicopters

    November 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    November 18, 2017  |  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Staten Island Museum
    Learn how a circuit works and make your own LED light-up helicopter. Supported in part by TD Bank and Richmond County Savings Foundation.
  10. Sensory Story Time

    November 18 @ 11:00 am
    November 18, 2017  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Stapleton Library
    Sensory Storytime is a fun, new, and interactive library literacy program designed to engage kids through movement, music, stories, and sensory activity play. This program is open to all and is ideal for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration