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
718.356.6604
CLICK HERE for More Information



JCC of Staten Island
1466 Manor Road • 1297 Arthur Kill Road
Jayne Smith
718.475.5265
CLICK HERE for More Information



A Very Special Place, Inc.
49 Cedar Grove Avenue
Genevieve R. Benoit
718.987.1234
CLICK HERE for More Information


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

    January 19 @ 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
    January 19, 2018  |  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. Winter Youth Conservation Program – Registration/Orientation Pancake Breakfast

    January 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    January 20, 2018  |  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Zimmer Club
    Survival Skills 1  at 11am and NYPD Home Safety fire prevention. Please join us on Saturdays from January 20th to April 21st (except March 31st) at 9:00AM for the 2018 Zimmer Youth Conservation Classes. The classes are from 9AM –
  3. Homework Help

    January 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    January 20, 2018  |  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.
  4. You! Storytime

    January 20 @ 11:00 am
    January 20, 2018  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Barnes & Noble
    A life full of adventure first requires big dreams, and big dreams need big encouragement. From world-renowned author and artist Sandra Magsamen comes the new book You!, offering inspiration and hope to readers of all ages. Activities to follow.
  5. Super Science: Crystals

    January 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    January 20, 2018  |  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Staten Island Museum
    Common household materials will be used to demonstrate crystal growth. Participants will learn the patterns of crystal growth while creating rock candy and other crystals from easily available materials. Registration recommended. To register visit the Event page at StatenIslandMuseum.org.
  6. Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

    January 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    January 20, 2018  |  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Conference House Museum
    It is said that the Internet is making the world a smaller place, connecting people and places that were once hugely separated by many miles and mindsets. However, the world has been getting “smaller” for years — in large part
  7. Art Studio

    January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    January 20, 2018  |  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Make a painting using ice! See beauty in one of nature’s finest forms.
  8. Family Film Saturdays

    January 20 @ 2:00 pm
    January 20, 2018  |  2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    New Dorp Library
    Come watch a movie on our big screen.
  9. Cinema Saturdays

    January 20 @ 2:00 pm
    January 20, 2018  |  2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Stapleton Library
    Watch the library become a movie theater and enjoy a film on the big screen!
  10. Mommy, Daddy, & Me Junior Book Club

    January 20 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    January 20, 2018  |  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    St. George Library
    Calling all book-loving “parents” and young children!  Come together to share in the joy of reading at our Mommy, Daddy, and Me Junior Book Club discussion group. Step away from video games and television.  Find adventures on the pages of