Disabilities and Health Conditions

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Physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional impairments, illnesses or injuries that prevent or interfere with an individual's ability to perform intellectual or physical tasks that are normally within the range of human capability, or which significantly limit one's mobility or level of activity.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ACCESS TO HOME PROGRAMProvides safety and comfort measures for low to moderate income disabled homeowners or those living with a disabled family member. Offers an array of home accessibility improvements which include installation of ramps, lifts and handrails, expanded doorways and more.SuffolkACCESS TO HOME PROGRAMCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF LONG ISLAND
ADAPTED SPORTS AND RECREATIONOffers teens through adults with physical disabilities opportunities to participate in a variety of adapted sports and recreational activities. Activities may include golf, downhill skiing, gardening, sailing, kayaking, softball, water skiing, yoga, gliding, fishing, rowing and hand cycling. Member of Disabled Sports USA and Paralympic Sports Club.ADAPTED SPORTS AND RECREATIONHELEN HAYES HOSPITAL
ADULT ALLERGY AND ASTHMAEvaluates, counsels and treats, adults with allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and rhino sinusitis, asthma, allergic skin diseases and allergies to medications, food and insect stings.NassauADULT ALLERGY AND ASTHMA COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
BREAST AND OVARIAN CANCER/COLON CANCER GENETIC COUNSELING AND TESTINGOffers full genetic counseling and genetic testing services for patients with breast or ovarian cancer, colon cancer of a family history of cancer. A complete family history is obtained for risk assessment. Dominant inheritance risk of transmission to offspring and probabilities of developing disease are discussed. The significance of negative and positive test results are reviewed.NassauBREAST AND OVARIAN CANCER/COLON CANCER GENETIC COUNSELING AND TESTING COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
CARE COORDINATIONProvides case care management aimed at promoting safe, independent community living to Nassau County families and individuals with psychiatric and/or medical disabilities. develops individualized care plans and makes referrals to needed support services.NassauCARE COORDINATIONMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS PROGRAM/PHCP; PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN'S PROGRAMProvides medical evaluations at state approved specialty centers for children 0-21 years of age with chronic health problems. Offers financial assistance to meet individual health care needs. Provides information to families of chronically ill children (0-21 years of age) about community based programs for children with special health care needs. Services provided include outpatient care, medication, medical equipment, orthotics and hearing aids.SuffolkCHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS PROGRAM/PHCP; PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN'S PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF SERVICES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
COMMUNITY HABILITATIONOffers services that focus on training for community integration and independent living. Limited hours.SuffolkCOMMUNITY HABILITATIONUCP OF LONG ISLAND
DIVISION OF MEDICAL GENETICSProvides diagnosis and treatment for adults and children with inherited and sporadic genetic disorders. Special programs include: Prenatal Genetic Counseling, Lysosomal Storage Disease Program, Familial Cancer Risk Counseling, Neurofibromatosis Clinic, Huntington Disease Predictive Testing, Marfan Syndrome and Craniofacial Center.NassauDIVISION OF MEDICAL GENETICS COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
HANDICAPPED RESIDENTIAL REHABILITATION PROGRAMProvides home improvement services for the handicapped. Also provides services for removal of architectural barriers to the handicapped.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND HUMAN SERVICESTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
JEWISH GENETIC DISEASE PROGRAMCertain inherited diseases occur more frequently in a given ethnic or racial group than in the general population. The Jewish Genetic Disease Program provides education, genetic screening, genetic counseling and clinical services for individuals or families commonly affected by these diseases. Fanconi Anemia (Type C), Tay-Sachs Disease, Canavan Diseases, Niemann-Pick Disease, Bloom Syndrome,Mucolipodosis (Type lV), Gaucher Disease (Type l), Familial Dysautonomia and Cystic Fibrosis are among the many genetic diseases that have been tested.NassauJEWISH GENETIC DISEASE PROGRAM COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
JOINT EMERGENCY PROGRAM FOR PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDSProvides a database of individuals who require emergency evacuation assistance during disasters. If you are included in this database, you will be informed about which services you are eligible to receive, your personal responsibility in the case of evacuation, what shelter you will be assigned to, if transportation will be provided for you, as well as what you need to listen to or watch regarding the evacuation.SuffolkJOINT EMERGENCY PROGRAM FOR PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDSSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF FIRE, RESCUE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES
LYSOMAL STORAGE DISEASE CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTSProvides comprehensive treatment for patients of all ages with Lysomal Storage Diseases, such as Gaucher Disease, Pompe Disease, Fabry Disease, and Mucopolysaccharide Storage Diseases. Provides all the components of care for patients and their families from initial consultation, testing and diagnosis to follow-up and treatment as well as genetic counseling, carrier screening and prenatal diagnosis.NassauLYSOMAL STORAGE DISEASE CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
NEUROFIBROMATOSIS CENTERThis multidisciplinary center is comprised of staff from the Divisions of Human Genetics and Pediatric Neurology. Referrals to Orthopedic and Ophthamolic services are coordinated by the genetic counselor, as needed. The Clinic provides diagnosis, management, coordination of medical care, genetic counseling and education.NassauNEUROFIBROMATOSIS CENTER COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
NEW YORK DEAF-BLIND COLLABORATIVEProvides training, technical assistance mentoring and professional development to schools and educational agencies on behalf of children and young adults, ages 0-21, who are deaf-blind. Also offers networking, resources, information and referral as well as support for families and professionals working with the deaf-blind.NEW YORK DEAF-BLIND COLLABORATIVENEW YORK DEAF-BLIND COLLABORATIVE
PEDIATRIC ALLERGIC DISEASESEvaluates and treats children with allergic diseases that include: allergic rhinitis, chronic sinusitis, and eczema. A nurse specialist and social worker provide counseling.NassauPEDIATRIC ALLERGIC DISEASES COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
PRIMARY IMMUNODEFICIENCY DISEASESPediatric specialists, evaluate children with genetically defined, primary immune defects that lead to recurrent serious infection in childhood and adolescents. For these patients, bone marrow transplant or gene therapy, where appropriate, are used for immune reconstitution.NassauPRIMARY IMMUNODEFICIENCY DISEASES COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
SECONDARY IMMUNODEFICIENCY, HIV SERVICESChildren and adolescents with HIV infection and other diseases that lead to secondary, not genetically defined immune defects, are evaluated and treated. Physicians, Nurse Specialists, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers and Laboratory Technologists formulate treatment protocols for these children.NassauSECONDARY IMMUNODEFICIENCY, HIV SERVICES COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH

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