Families/Friends of People With Disabilities

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The parents, children, spouses, partners, friends or other relatives or significant others of people who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by ongoing interaction with and concern about the individual with a disability.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
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
AMPUTEE SUPPORT GROUPProvides support to individuals who have undergone an amputation and their family members. Guest speakers address issues related to amputation.SuffolkAMPUTEE SUPPORT GROUPNORTHWELL HEALTH
CHILDRENS DAY PROGRAM HUNTINGTONServes children ages 5-21 with a diagnosis of autism, intellectual disability, or multiple disabilities. Teaches language and communication skills, self-help and activities of daily living, and behavior management. Other services include crisis intervention for families and parent education, counseling and support.SuffolkCHILDRENS DAY PROGRAM HUNTINGTONDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
CHILDRENS DAY PROGRAM SMITHTOWNServes children ages 5-21 with a diagnosis of autism, intellectual disability, or multiple disabilities. Teaches language and communication skills, self-help and activities of daily living, and behavior management. Other services include vocational activities, crisis intervention for families and parent education, counseling and support.SuffolkCHILDRENS DAY PROGRAM SMITHTOWNDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
CRISIS INTERVENTIONOffers problem solving strategies to avert hospitalization or placement.SuffolkCRISIS INTERVENTIONANGELA'S HOUSE
DEER PARK LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESProvides support to individuals, 18 years of age and older with developmental disabilities transitioning from school, in developing skills for independent living and employment. Offers a variety of programs including community integration, travel training, working at volunteer job sites, and computer and interviewing skills. Call for more information.NassauDEER PARK LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESLIFE'S WORC, INC.
EAST ROCKAWAY LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESProvides support to individuals 18 years of age and older with developmental disabilities transitioning from school in developing skills for independent living and employment. Offers a variety of programs including community integration, travel training, working at volunteer job sites, and computer and interviewing skills. Call for more information.NassauEAST ROCKAWAY LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESLIFE'S WORC, INC.
FAMILY EDUCATION AND TRAININGProvides two-hour group training sessions to families who have children who meet HCBS waiver eligibility requirements under age 18. Topics vary and are geared toward families who have children with developmental disabilities. Call for more information.FAMILY EDUCATION AND TRAININGSICK KIDS NEED INVOLVED PEOPLE OF NEW YORK, INC.
FANCY FREE DAY HABILITATIONOffers adults, 21 years and older with a primary diagnosis of autism and/or mental retardation the oportunity to participate in the inventory, retail and customer service aspects of a community store. Also provides volunteer and prevocational opportunities through a variety of daily community outings.NassauFANCY FREE DAY HABILITATIONFAMILY RESIDENCES AND ESSENTIAL ENTERPRISES, INC.
GARDEN CITY LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESProvides support to individuals, 18 years of age and older with developmental disabilities transitioning from school, in developing skills for independent living and employment. Offers a variety of programs including community integration, travel training, working at volunteer job sites and computer and interviewing skills. Call for more information.NassauGARDEN CITY LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESLIFE'S WORC, INC.
LONG ISLAND FAMILY SUPPORT CONSUMER COUNCILA council that provides a strong voice for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families on a local level, working with and through the Developmental Disabilities Service Office to plan, develop and monitor family support services.SuffolkLONG ISLAND FAMILY SUPPORT CONSUMER COUNCILLONG ISLAND FAMILY SUPPORT CONSUMER COUNCIL
NYSTART, CRISIS PREVENTION AND RESPONSEProvides crisis prevention and response services to people with intellectual/developmental disabilities or complex behavioral/mental health needs, their families and caregivers with the goal of enabling individuals to remain in their home or community. Offers needs assessment develops and individualized crisis plan, recommends preventive and coping strategies for families/caregivers and provides referrals to appropriate agencies. Provides short-term therapeutic in-home supports, therapeutic emergency and planned Resource Center services for enrolled individuals. Provides consultation, training and technical assistance to community partners and organizations.NYSTART, CRISIS PREVENTION AND RESPONSENEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (OPWDD)
OLD BETHPAGE LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESProvides support to individuals, 18 years of age and older with developmental disabilities transitioning from school, in developing skills for independent living and employment. Offers a variety of programs including community integration, travel training, working at volunteer job sites, and computer and interviewing skills. Call for more information.NassauOLD BETHPAGE LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESLIFE'S WORC, INC.
PM RESPITEAssists families with a developmentally disabled individual who reside at home.NassauPM RESPITEFAMILY RESIDENCES AND ESSENTIAL ENTERPRISES, INC.
REHABILITATION FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSProvides inpatient rehabilitative therapy for children and adolescents occupational, physical, recreational and speech therapy, psychology, audiology, nursing and social work. Services are offered to children and adolescents with a disability including, but not limited to, brain injury, anoxic encephalopathy, stroke, spinal cord injury, tumors, neuromuscular conditions, orthopedic/rheumatological impairments, amputees, congenital anomalies, burns, and post surgical rehabilitation.SuffolkREHABILITATION FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMProvides individuals with developmental disabilities ages 21 and older the opportunity to live in a residential facility that best meets their needs. Settings include supervised Individual Residential Alternative (IRA) or group home providing supervised living in community setting with opportunities for socialization, recreation and leisure. Independent Support Services (ISS) provides financial and support services for individuals living independently or with family or friends.SuffolkRESIDENTIAL PROGRAMEAST END DISABILITY ASSOCIATES, INC.
SADDLE ROCK RANCH OPTSOffers several programs for individuals over the age of 18 with mental retardation and developmental disabilities. Therapeutic horseback riding, pet therapy and day habilitation programs are provided. Prevocational, group and supplemental programs are offered after hours and on Saturdays. Call for more information.SuffolkSADDLE ROCK RANCH OPTSFAMILY RESIDENCES AND ESSENTIAL ENTERPRISES, INC.
SATURDAY RESPITEOffers individuals 21 years of age and older with developmental/physical disabilities the opportunity to meet on Saturdays for recreational activities.SuffolkSATURDAY RESPITEUCP OF LONG ISLAND
SATURDAY RESPITE PROGRAMProvides recreation respite services for families with developmentally disabled children ages 21 and under two Saturdays per month.SuffolkSATURDAY RESPITE PROGRAMEAST END DISABILITY ASSOCIATES, INC.
SPECIAL MOMS NETWORKEducates, supports and empowers mothers of special needs children, from birth through adulthood.SuffolkSPECIAL MOMS NETWORKSPECIAL MOMS NETWORK
TRANSITIONS OF LONG ISLAND MONTHLY WELLNESS/ SUPPORT SERIESProvides individuals who suffered a neurological injury/illness and their family members information,education and support to assist in coping with the challenges that arise as a result of their illness and promote wellness. Offers opportunities for participants to share their concerns and experiences with others and network with professionals,fellow survivors and advocates. Call for more information.NassauTRANSITIONS OF LONG ISLAND MONTHLY WELLNESS/ SUPPORT SERIESNORTHWELL HEALTH
UNITED PARENT SYNDICATE ON DISABILITIESUPSD is a source for information on all actions of government that affect individuals with disabilities and their families. UPSD is committed to alerting the community, the press, and congressmen before decisions are made that affect its members. Provides at no cost the Toys 'R' US Toy Guide For Differently-Abled Kids. Publishes a newsletter, The Voice, Our National Newsletter. Visit the website and the UPSD link for monthly national news updates and membership information.UNITED PARENT SYNDICATE ON DISABILITIESPARENTS EDUCATING PARENTS AND PROFESSIONALS, INC.
VACATION RESPITE PROGRAMProvides respite services for families with developmentally disabled children ages 21 and under during all major school vacations except the winter break. Offers onsite recreational activities as well as offsite trips to local parks, playgrounds and activity centers.SuffolkVACATION RESPITE PROGRAMEAST END DISABILITY ASSOCIATES, INC.

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