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Adelphi University: Hy Weinberg Center for Communication Disorders - Social Language Groups, ages (10-17 years) Developing appropriate communication skills with peers. 90 minute sessions, Saturdays. Call: 516-877-4850.

Jonathan Cooper, CSW - W. Hempstead & Pt. Washington. (children, adults and girls groups) 516-486-5776

Staci Davis, CSW -

East Meadow - 516-292-1271

Syosset - 516-496-3708 x2

(younger children at E. Meadow location, older ages at Syosset location, all ages including groups for adolescent boys and a Grandparent group).

Ezra Center for Special Services - South Shore Y JCC - Oceanside. Contact Mark Bernstein 516-766-4341 ext.129

David Makowski, Ph.D. - LIJ (age 7-19) - 718-470-3584 [voice]

Bonnie Jan - Roslyn - 516-626-2182

Mid Island Y JCC - Plainview [SKIP] Special Kids in Programs (ages k-2, 3-4). Contact Shoshana Halbreich 516-822-3535 ext.346-2

North Shore-LIJ Center for Autism - Bethpage - 516-802-8600

Psychological Services Center, CW Post, Brookville - Mention your child's age and diagnosis - 516-299-3211



Autism Counseling Connection - Commack
Lorrie Cohen, MS - 631-499-3343 or visit
www.autismcounselingconnection.com for group schedules (all ages including groups for older siblings)

Institute for Behavioral Health - Commack (ages 5-17) 631-543-4357

Social Connection Center - Melville (ages 3-12) - Catherine Maiman, M.S., Stacie Colon, M.S. (631) 696-2499, [email protected]



East Hampton - Two groups facilitated by Christine Anselmo and Rebecca DiSunno. Contact Christine Anselmo - 516-729-5564 (voice mail) or [email protected]

Family Service League in Hampton Bays - (ages 11-13) Contact Caroline Rubsamen 631-723-2316



Valerie Gaus, Ph.D. - Bayside, Queens - Adult Groups 212-273-6388

David Makowski, Ph.D. - LIJ (age 7-19) - 718-470-3584 [voice]


Seaver Center and NY Autism Center at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine -

(ages 6-8) Contact Jade Rusoff, 212-241-3692, [email protected]

JCC Manhattan The JCC in Manhattan and FEGS introduce Adaptations, the Young Adult Life Skills Network.� Adaptations offers college-educated young adults- people in their 20s and 30s- needing special support, the benefit of a supportive environment as you work toward achieving your life goals. � Adaptations offers a wide variety of opportunities from social activities to ways to improve interpersonal skills, explore career options, and more. Both daytime and evening activities are available.

Contact Melissa Jacobs at 646-505-4367 or at [email protected].
Website at http://www.jccmanhattan.org/adaptations.




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