Parent Resources


“The Out of Sync Child” by Carol Kranowitz

“The Out of Sync Child Has Fun” by Carol Kranowitz

“Down Syndrome Parenting 101” by Nathalie Hale

“Building Bridges Through Sensory Integration” by Ellen Yack, Paula Aquilla, Shirley Sutton


NDSS. Org (National Down Syndrome Society)

-        Resources for Parents of Children diagnosed with Down’s Syndrome

-        Resources for Parents of Children diagnosed with Autism

-        Activities fine and visual motor skills, sensory processing

-        Information/ Resources for sensory processing development

-        Provides activities for children to do at home

-        Handwriting Without Tears Website offering free worksheets, parent workshops, and information and tools to improve handwriting.

-        Strategies for therapists, teachers, and parents

-        A mother’s website reviewing sensory integration strategies

-        Sensory resources for parents

-        Samuel Field Y: non profit agencies with sites across Queens, after school programs, summer camp, respite

Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program

-        Email:

-        Weekly riding sessions to help students with special needs

Hugs Music Therapy

-        Located in Forest Hills 

-        Email:

-        Group classes for early intervention, adaptive piano lessons, musicreative (music therapy)

Mommy Poppins

-        Free online resource for parents and kids on events, programs every day in the NYC area


-        Non profit organization provides after school programs and weekend recreational activities to address the needs of individual with autism


Victory Day Camp

-        Dobbs Ferry, NY 203-329-3394

-        ADD, Aspergers, Autism, LD

Camp Huntington

-        High Falls, NY (855)-707-2266

-        Autism, ADHD, MR, LD, Therapeutic Recreation

NYU Summer Program for Kids Special Needs Camp

-        New Rochelle, NY (516) 358-1811

-        7 week, therapeutic all day program devoted exclusively for children with ADHD

Ramapo for Children with Special Needs Camp

-        Rhineback NY (845)-876-8403

Friendship Circle Day Camp

-        646-820-1066