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    Taxonomy Code: LR-7800

    Programs that teach children and/or adults with developmental or other disabilities fundamental self-care skills including bowel and bladder control, the use of utensils and drinking cups for eating and drinking, personal hygiene and dressing skills.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADULT DAY SERVICES SMITHTOWN CAMPUSProvides instruction for adults with developmental disabilities and autism and other severe behavioral impairments in areas including: use of community resources, communication and socialization, health care, vocational education, personal adjustment and independent living skills, and leisure activities. Other services include crisis intervention for families, pre-vocational services, supported employment, respite and recreational programs. Year round.SuffolkADULT DAY SERVICES SMITHTOWN CAMPUSDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
    BUCKMAN CENTERProvides psychiatric treatment services including medication, psychotherapy, crisis intervention, rehabilitation, social support, self-help and empowerment services. Referral required. Call. Walk-in. Appointment.BUCKMAN CENTERPILGRIM PSYCHIATRIC CENTER
    BUILDING BRIDGES: DAY HABILITATION PROGRAMProvides a combination of diagnostic, treatment and habilitative services to persons with developmental disabilities in need of a broad range of clinically supported and structured services. Also offers Foundations Day Habilitation Program, New Beginnings Day Habilitation Program and New Horizons Day Habilitation Program.NassauBUILDING BRIDGES: DAY HABILITATION PROGRAMTHE CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INC.
    CHILDREN'S RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM (CRP)-HUNTINGTONProvides residential services to developmentally disabled individuals who exhibit challenging behaviors. These homes are located on both the main campus in Smithtown and DDI's Huntington Campus. Children in residence attend Developmental Disabilities Institute Day School and then return to their residence where supervised recreation and daily living activities continue. Program operates 365 days per yearSuffolkCHILDREN'S RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM (CRP)-HUNTINGTONDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
    CHILDREN'S RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM (CRP)-SMITHTOWNProvides residential services to developmentally disabled individuals who exhibit challenging behaviors. These homes are located on both the main campus in Smithtown and DDI's Huntington Campus. Children in residence attend Developmental Disabilities Institute Day School and then return to their residence where supervised recreation and daily living activities continue. Program operates 365 days per year.SuffolkCHILDREN'S RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM (CRP)-SMITHTOWNDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
    CONSUMER DIRECTED PERSONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMA consumer driven personal assistance program that allows people with disabilities to gain more control over their personal assistance services. CDPAP enables self directing consumers to advertise, recruit, interview, hire, supervise, train and dismiss their own personal assistant(s). Self directing persons assess their own needs, determine how and by whom these needs should be met, and monitor the quality of services received. Individuals independently make all decisions and manage services directly. If an individual is unable to do so, they may use a certain family member or friend to manage needed services. Call for further information.NassauCONSUMER DIRECTED PERSONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMlong island capitsal alliance
    CONTINUING EDUCATIONOffers the following courses: Adult Basic Education, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), and preparation for High School Equivalency (Pre-GED and GED Program). Also offers courses in Defensive Driving, Dance, Cooking, Stress Management, Dog Obedience, Money Management, Sports, Recreation, Boating, College Essay Preparation, Interior Design, Arts/Crafts/Stitchery, Foreign Language, Gardening, Sculpture/Pottery, Hair Imaging, Parent Resource Center, Floral Workshop, Computers, Microsoft Access, Adobe Photoshop, and Web Page Design. Course offerings vary each year. Call for the most current list of courses.CONTINUING EDUCATIONPORT WASHINGTON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    DAY HABILITATIONProvides programs all year round located off site in a store front in Wantagh, NY. Day Habilitation serves individuals, 21 and older with developmental disabilities Day Habiltation is a community outreach program where specially trained individuals with developmental disablilities provide local non-profit organizations with community service. This is a comprehensive program that focused on community integration and volunteerism. Call for further information.NassauDAY HABILITATIONCP NASSAU
    DAY HABILITATION 101Provides mentally and developmentally disabled adults with independent living skills instruction and money management strategies. Offers medical referrals, health and wellness groups, speech, occupational and physical therapy. Provides assistance in community integration. Conducts needs assessment, treatment and discharge planning.SuffolkDAY HABILITATION 101MARYHAVEN CENTER OF HOPE, INC.
    INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS TRAININGProvides no-cost, interactive, personalized workshops where people with disabilities improve their skills of daily living, enabling them to run their own lives and manage their own care. Discussion topics include budgeting, travel training, people skills, obtaining and coordinating personal assistance services, etc.SuffolkINDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS TRAININGSUFFOLK INDEPENDENT LIVING ORGANIZATION (SILO)
    JEA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROGRAMStudents, ages five through twelve, are educated at the elementary school of the Special Education Division. This program provides instruction in basic skills of reading, writing, communication and math. For those students with multiple disabilities, instructional emphasis is on Activities of Daily Living, mobility and basic communication. In addition to basic classroom instruction students may receive adaptive physical education if needed. An enrichment program in basic skills and basic technology education is part of the core curriculum which assists students in preparing for the New York State standardized tests or Alternative Assessments. A wide range of special activities help stimulate each student's social skills. In addition, some students receive services from a consulting psychiatrist. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkJEA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROGRAMWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    LA CASITAProvides continuing day treatment mental health services to Hispanic/Spanish speaking clients. Services include: assessment, treatment planning, individual and group therapy, vocational/educational training, recreation, crisis intervention, rehabilitation services, social support, self help and empowerment services for individuals 18 years or older.SuffolkLA CASITAPILGRIM PSYCHIATRIC CENTER
    OCEANSIDE OPTS DAY HABILITATIONProvides programs all year round located off site in a store front in Oceanside, NY. Opts Day Habilitation serves individuals, 21 and older with developmental disabilities. Opts Day Habilitation is a community outreach program where individuals with developmental disabilities provide local non-profit organizations with community service. This is a comprehensive program that focuses on community integration and volunteerism. Call for information.NassauOCEANSIDE OPTS DAY HABILITATIONCP NASSAU
    PATCHOGUE HEALTH AND WELLNESS DAY HABILITATIONProvides mentally and developmentally disabled adults with independent living skills instruction and money management strategies. Offers health and wellness groups, relaxation techniques, speech and physical therapy. Provides assistance in community integration. Conducts needs assessment, treatment and discharge planning and medical referrals.SuffolkPATCHOGUE HEALTH AND WELLNESS DAY HABILITATIONMARYHAVEN CENTER OF HOPE, INC.
    PECONIC CENTERProvides psychiatric treatment services including medication, psychotherapy, crisis intervention, rehabilitation, social support, self-help and empowerment. Referral required.SuffolkPECONIC CENTERPILGRIM PSYCHIATRIC CENTER
    PILGRIM ACT TEAMProvides rehabilitation, vocational rehabilitation and support services including medication support, wellness management, integrated treatment for co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders, family education, supported employment, self help and peer support services.SuffolkPILGRIM ACT TEAMPILGRIM PSYCHIATRIC CENTER
    PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMOffers daily classes for children with a wide variety of disabilities, including speech language delays,orthopedic problems, and cerebral palsy, from 3 years to age 5. Academic readiness and skills training are taught to prepare children for entrance into a schoolage program either at the Children's Learning Center or in their community schools. Language, social, and academic skills development, as well as appropriate therapy, are provided in collaborating self-contained, and inclusion classrooms.NassauPRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMCP NASSAU
    RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMSProvides group homes for individuals with disabilities enabling them to live independently.NassauRESIDENTIAL PROGRAMSCP NASSAU
    SAUL AND ELAINE SEIFF EDUCARE CENTERProvides pre-school and school-age programs for 0-21 year olds who are multiply handicapped with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Also provides visual, auditory and speech education to children birth-5 years who suffer from intellectual or developmental disabilities, multiple handicaps and delayed speech. Transdisciplinary staff includes social workers, psychologists, therapists and medical support team. Family support and crisis intervention counseling provided.SuffolkSAUL AND ELAINE SEIFF EDUCARE CENTERAHRC SUFFOLK
    SELF-STUDY KITSProvides audio books, self-study kits and publications for visually impaired and blind individuals such as Basic Mobility, Personal Management, and Sensory Development.SELF-STUDY KITSVISIONS-SERVICES FOR THE BLIND/VISUALLY IMPAIRED
    SOUTH SHORE SERVICES FOR THE HANDICAPPED (SSSH)Provides an opportunity for social interaction to further specific skill development relating to handicapped condition, and to encourage individuals to advocate on their own behalf. Provides referrals to respite and recreation programs. Support groups for siblings of the disabled. A mental health based program provides a range of psychotherapeutic service for individuals with highly specialized needs including the physically and developmentally disabled. Methodology includes individual, family, group counseling, advocacy, tutoring, socialization and skill training.NassauSOUTH SHORE SERVICES FOR THE HANDICAPPED (SSSH)NEW HORIZON COUNSELING CENTER (NHCC)
    UNGRADED KINDERGARTEN-GRADE 2Provides education, therapy and training for children ages 5 to 7 with special needs. Program emphasizes academic instruction, clinical services, social skills training, and readiness activities.NassauUNGRADED KINDERGARTEN-GRADE 2CP NASSAU
    WESTERN SUFFOLK CENTERProvides psychiatric treatment services including medication, psychotherapy, crisis intervention, rehabilitation, social support, self help and empowerment services. Referrals and appointments required.SuffolkWESTERN SUFFOLK CENTERPILGRIM PSYCHIATRIC CENTER
    YAPHANK ADULT AND GERIATRIC CENTERProvides psychiatric treatment services to adult and geriatric clients including psychiatric assessment medications individual, group and family therapy trauma services crisis intervention vocational rehabilitative, and social support services self-help and empowerment. Referral required. Appointment required.SuffolkYAPHANK ADULT AND GERIATRIC CENTERPILGRIM PSYCHIATRIC CENTER

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