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    ADA PARATRANSITProvides special transportation for individuals with disabilities and the elderly who cannot use regularly scheduled buses. Applications and registration required before service is provided. Healthcare professional must verify disability to enroll.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC SAFETYTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
    ADAPTIVE LIVING PROGRAM (ALP)Provides a range of services to visually impaired seniors to help them independently care for themselves and their homes including individual assessments and evaluations, homemaker training, low vision services, mobility training and rehabilitation teaching. Case management provided. Serves residents of Nassau and Suffolk Counties.NassauADAPTIVE LIVING PROGRAM (ALP)HELEN KELLER SERVICES FOR THE BLIND
    ADULT RESIDENTIAL SERVICESProvides adult residential services to developmentally disabled individuals, ages 21 and over who exhibit challenging behaviors. These homes are located at multiple locations in Suffolk and Nassau Counties.SuffolkADULT RESIDENTIAL SERVICESDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
    ADVOCACY PROGRAMAdvises governor, legislature, and state agencies on issues facing persons with disabilities. Initiates and shapes innovative programs and identifies areas for improvement. Fosters coordination through systems advocacy and facilitates community development activities. Provides technical assistance on barrier-free design, legal rights,assistive technology to local governments, providers, families, and maintains toll-free information and referral service.ADVOCACY PROGRAMNEW YORK STATE COMMISSION ON QUALITY OF CARE AND ADVOCACY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
    ADVOCACY PROGRAMProvides support for individuals with disabilities as they improve their ability to speak up for themselves and obtain the respect, access, and services they deserve in their daily lives and communities. SILO also assists with voter registration, facilitates action groups designed to make community change, and coordinates disability-related political action alerts. For the community at large, SILO provides technical assistance and resources to businesses and agencies to help them improve their accessibility for people with disabilities and their compliance with civil rights laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act. When people come to SILO, they become active in the community as part of the solution.SuffolkADVOCACY PROGRAMSUFFOLK INDEPENDENT LIVING ORGANIZATION (SILO)
    ADVOCACY PROGRAMSFosters positive change in areas where problems exist for people with disabilities.SuffolkADVOCACY PROGRAMSSUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
    AFTER SCHOOL RESPITEProvides educational, social, and cultural activities in a structured environment. Participants have an opportunity to increase their communication, interpersonal and educational skills through sports, games, arts and crafts, music, and other recreational activities. Call for further information.NassauAFTER SCHOOL RESPITEA-1 UNIVERSAL CARE, INC.
    ALLEN HEALTH CARE SERVICES NASSAU/SUFFOLK BRANCHOffers in-home health care, health aides and personal care aides. Also provides private services, contract services, Medicaid services and referrals. Call or visit website for more information.NassauALLEN HEALTH CARE SERVICES NASSAU/SUFFOLK BRANCHALLEN HEALTH CARE SERVICES NASSAU/SUFFOLK BRANCH
    AQUATICS EXERCISE PROGRAMProvides aquatic exercise for persons with Multiple Sclerosis led by an instructor in a totally accessible environment. Classes in Plainview and Oceanside.SuffolkAQUATICS EXERCISE PROGRAMNATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY-LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
    ASSISTIVE DEVICES DEMONSTRATION CENTERProvides one-on-one consultations and hands-on opportunity dealing with listening and alerting devices. Recommendations all made to sources for acquisitions of these devises. Demonstrations are offered to adult serving hearing impaired clients.NassauASSISTIVE DEVICES DEMONSTRATION CENTERHEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA/SOUTH NASSAU CHAPTER
    ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION AND REFERRALProvides information and adaptive devices and techniques that enable greater independence and participation for people with disabilities in society. Information provided assists people with disabilities in defining their own technology and service needs.SuffolkASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION AND REFERRALSUFFOLK INDEPENDENT LIVING ORGANIZATION (SILO)
    AT HOME RESIDENTIAL HABILITATION PROGRAMProvides habilitative services that enhance skills necessary to perform activities that continuously occur in a person's home. Offers services directed toward acquiring and improving the self-help, socialization and adaptive skills necessary to reside successfully at home and in community-based settings.NassauAT HOME RESIDENTIAL HABILITATION PROGRAMTHE CENTER FOR RAPID RECOVERY
    AUGMENTATIVE COMMUNICATION LABORATORYProvides evaluation and training for individuals (children and adults) who are unable to use speech as a primary means of communication to help express their needs, wants, ideas and maintain control of their lives. This program is available for children and adults with disabilities, such as Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Disabilities, Autism spectrum, Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS), Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, traumatic brain injury, impairment from a stroke or throat surgery, using variety of technology as well as state of the art equipment.NassauAUGMENTATIVE COMMUNICATION LABORATORYCP NASSAU
    BARRIER REMOVAL AND ACCESSIBILITY CONSULTATIONProvides technical assistance and resources to businesses and agencies to help them improve their accessibility for people with disabilities and their compliance with civil rights laws such as the Americans With Disabilities Act. Consultation helps community organizations and businesses to remove barriers that hinder the full inclusion of people with disabilities in their products and services.SuffolkBARRIER REMOVAL AND ACCESSIBILITY CONSULTATIONSUFFOLK INDEPENDENT LIVING ORGANIZATION (SILO)
    BENEFIT ADVISEMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIESProvides information associated with employment and independent living options to persons with all types of disabilities. This includes, SSI, SSDI, Food Stamps, TANF, and Medicare/Medicaid. Also provides a comprehensive explanation of Social Security's work incentives, ticket to work and PASS Plans.SuffolkBENEFIT ADVISEMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIESSUFFOLK INDEPENDENT LIVING ORGANIZATION (SILO)
    CAMP HELEN KELLEROffers a five week summer camp experience to children who are blind or visually impaired that includes recreation, socialization, orientation/mobility, career explorations, dance and arts and crafts. Campers can be from Nassau, Suffolk or Queens counties.NassauCAMP HELEN KELLERHELEN KELLER SERVICES FOR THE BLIND
    CAMP HORSEABILITYOffers therapeutic equine facilitated programming for individuals with special needs including Therapeutic Riding and Hippotherapy. Also operates a camp for children age 2 1/2 to adult with disabilities offering swimming, horseback riding, arts and crafts, and indoor/outdoor sports. Offers one-day field trips for individuals, schools, and organizations to introduce participants to Horseability.CAMP HORSEABILITYHORSEABILITY
    CARE AT HOME I,II,III,IV,VI AND CASE MANAGEMENTProvides assistance with enrollment/access to Medicaid. Provides ongoing assessment, advocacy, and service coordination. Maintains eligibility requirements.CARE AT HOME I,II,III,IV,VI AND CASE MANAGEMENTSICK KIDS NEED INVOLVED PEOPLE OF NEW YORK, INC.
    CERTIFIED HOME HEALTH AGENCYOffers a coordinated plan of care and services, under the supervision of the physician, to patients who might otherwise require continued hospitalization or other institutional care. Services include skilled nursing, medical social services, physical and speech therapies, medical/surgical supplies and equipment, laboratory tests, x-rays, ambulance/ambulette to the hospital, prescription medications and 24 hour availability of professional staff.SuffolkCERTIFIED HOME HEALTH AGENCYBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY
    CHALLENGER PROGRAMFosters growth and development of Special Education youth through organized practices and games in the sports of baseball and softball in Ronkonkoma and its surrounding communities. Call or visit the website for additional information.SuffolkCHALLENGER PROGRAMSACHEM LITTLE LEAGUE
    CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTEROffers both diagnostic and treatment services for children with physical, developmental, learning and behavioral disabilities, ranging from newborn to adolescence. Our group of subspecialists work with parents, teachers, and community agencies to tailor each child's program to his or her unique needs.NassauCHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTERNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
    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
    CHILDREN'S RESIDENTIAL PROJECT-CRPProvides 24 hour residential services to children with complex needs (ages 5-21) diagnosed as being intellectually disabled. Services include training in daily living skills, recreation therapy, social work, behavioral management, psychiatric and medical services. Program consists of two children's ICF's and one adult ICF which are located on the same campus. School on grounds.SuffolkCHILDREN'S RESIDENTIAL PROJECT-CRPMARYHAVEN CENTER OF HOPE, 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
    CHOICE MAGAZINE LISTENINGProduces a free quarterly anthology on cassette tape for visually or physically impaired or dyslexic subscribers Nationwide.NassauCHOICE MAGAZINE LISTENINGCHOICE MAGAZINE LISTENING
    CLINIC SERVICESProvides diagnosis and follow-up care at MDA-sponsored clinics. Clinic services throughout state including Nassau, Suffolk, New York City, Queens, Bronx, Brooklyn and Westchester.NassauCLINIC SERVICESMUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION/NASSAU COUNTY
    COMFORT AIDS-LENDING OF SICK ROOM AIDSProvides sick room aids at no cost to client, such as oxygen machines, wheelchairs, commodes and other supplies for all ages and residents of Town of Brookhaven. Additional centers for comfort aids are: Shoreham Recreation Center, Defense Hill Road, Shoreham, 744-2601, and New Village Recreation Center, Hawkins and Wireless Roads, contact 732-2338.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND SPORTS AND CULTURAL RESOURCESTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
    COMMUNITY CARE PROFESSIONALS-HOME CAREProvides comprehensive home care services in the five boroughs of New York City, Nassau and Suffolk Counties, and Westchester. Services include paraprofessional (home health aides), physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, private duty registered nursing and licensed practical nursing. Call for further information.COMMUNITY CARE PROFESSIONALS-HOME CAREST. MARY'S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM FOR CHILDREN
    COMMUNITY HABILITATIONProvides community based habilitation to developmentally disabled individuals, ages 21 and over who reside in Suffolk/Eastern Nassau with their families. This program operates in and out of the individual's home, and can provide support in the morning, afternoon, evening or weekend.SuffolkCOMMUNITY HABILITATIONDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
    COMMUNITY RESIDENCEProvides residential services for developmentally disabled adults.NassauCOMMUNITY RESIDENCEHELEN KELLER SERVICES FOR THE BLIND
    COMMUNITY RESIDENCE PROGRAMSProvides community residence programs for adults with a psychiatric disability over 18 yrs. of age with varying levels of supervision and assistance. Offers residential treatment for substance abuse. Licensed by the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (NYSOASAS).SuffolkCOMMUNITY RESIDENCE PROGRAMSCONCERN FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING, INC.
    COMMUNITY RESIDENCES/IRASProvides residential living in supervised group homes or supportive apartments for intellectual disabilities adults ages 18 and over.SuffolkCOMMUNITY RESIDENCES/IRASMARYHAVEN CENTER OF HOPE, INC.
    COMPUTER CENTER FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLEOffers non-credit computer classes in a college environment for both beginners and experienced users, using the latest adaptive technology-speech synthesizers, print enlarging devices and braille printers, to help visually impaired people achieve their educational, professional and personal goals. It conducts research to explore innovative ways of using the computer to improve the quality of life for visually impaired people. Call for information.COMPUTER CENTER FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLEBARUCH COLLEGE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
    CONSULTATION SERVICESProvides community outreach programs to parents/guardians, the general public and, professionals offering information about autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. Offers workshops on a variety of topics, consultation services in area school districts, agencies, businesses and private homes, and assistance with supporting individuals with special needs.CONSULTATION SERVICESANDERSON CENTER FOR AUTISM
    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
    CREATIVE ARTS AND MUSIC EXPLORATIONProvides music and art therapy to children with disabilities and autism. Program runs from September to June.NassauCREATIVE ARTS AND MUSIC EXPLORATIONLIFE'S WORC, INC.
    CREATIVE HANDS-INSPIRATION/PRODUCTIVITYOffers disabled adults and older youth opportunities to learn crafts and fine arts to supplement incomes.SuffolkCREATIVE HANDS-INSPIRATION/PRODUCTIVITYHANDICAPPED ADULTS-NEW DIRECTIONS IN SUFFOLK (HANDS)
    CREATIVE RECOVERY PROGRAMAssists persons with serious and persistent mental illness in learning social and daily living skills, and offers one-on-one counseling Creative recovery approach includes: drama, dance, movement, poetry and cognitive therapies along with medication management, group therapy, community outings, vocational exploration and goal setting. Call for more information.CREATIVE RECOVERY PROGRAMGOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF GREATER NEW YORK AND NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
    DAY HABILITATIONProvides Adult Day Habilitation to developmentally disabled individuals ages 21 and over who reside in Suffolk/Eastern Nassau with their families, or in agency-operated group homes. Call for more information.SuffolkDAY HABILITATIONDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
    DAY HABILITATION PROGRAMOffers pre-vocational and social skills training which provides opportunities for community integration and job readiness skill building. Call for more information.NassauDAY HABILITATION PROGRAMTHE CENTER FOR RAPID RECOVERY
    DISABILITIES PROGRAMProvides a Developmental Disabilities Program for residents of the East End. Activities include bowling, golf, dinner dances, day outings and bus trips.SuffolkRECREATION DEPARTMENTTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
    DISABILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEEProvides a formal communication link between Town Government and citizens with disabilities to establish an agenda of issues and problems confronting the disabled and develop solutions. Call for more information.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-SENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON
    DISABILITY PEER COUNSELING PROGRAMPeer counseling is provided by individuals who have personal experience with a disability. Discussion groups and individual sessions allow participants to share experiences and feelings concerning disability issues in an open and supportive environment. Participants gain unique knowledge, hope and insight from others in similar situations, and they come to feel better about themselves and their futures.SuffolkDISABILITY PEER COUNSELING PROGRAMSUFFOLK INDEPENDENT LIVING ORGANIZATION (SILO)
    DISABLED CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (DCAP)Provides intensive advocacy services necessary to obtain Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for disabled Temporary Public Assistance recipients. Assists in all phases of the eligibility process for these benefits including applications, appeals and administrative hearings. Applicants must bring list of all past and present doctors, hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, etc. and a list of medications taken.SuffolkDISABLED CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (DCAP)SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
    DROP-IN CENTERSOffers a drop-in center for consumers Thursday, Friday and Saturdays 4pm-8pm. Self-help groups are offered each night.SuffolkDROP-IN CENTERSHANDS ACROSS LONG ISLAND, INC.
    EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMProvides services for children under the age of three with developmental delays or have a diagnosed disability, who are determined eligible for service based upon evaluations. Services include home visits for speech, physical and other therapies, child development groups, and family training.SuffolkEARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF SERVICES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
    EAST NORTHPORT-GOODWILL STOREProvides jobs for persons with disabilities and serves as job training site for older special education students or adults with developmental disabilities. Sells new and gently used clothing, accessories, shoes, household items, and toys. Generates funds for Goodwill services for persons with disabilities and other barriers to employment, seniors, ex-offenders and youth. Welcomes donations.SuffolkEAST NORTHPORT-GOODWILL STOREGOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF GREATER NEW YORK AND NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
    EDUCATION AND DISABILITY RIGHTS PROJECTProvides legal assistance to individuals with disabilities with a focus on access to disability-related services and programs, and on the educational rights of children.NassauEDUCATION AND DISABILITY RIGHTS PROJECTNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    EDUCATION AND REFERRALProvides information and assistance in finding local shopping areas, restaurants, and overnight accommodations that are handicapped accessible. Acts as a voice for the handicapped in town matters. Makes appointment for handicapped van.SuffolkOFFICE OF HANDICAPPED SERVICESTOWN OF SMITHTOWN
    EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS INITIATIVEEnsures that emergency managers address disability concerns and that people with disabilities are included in all levels of emergency preparedness - planning, response, and recovery.EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS INITIATIVENATIONAL ORGANIZATION ON DISABILITY
    EQUIPMENT CLINICProvides technological services promoting independent functions including customized seating.SuffolkEQUIPMENT CLINICST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
    EQUIPMENT LOAN FUND FOR THE DISABLEDOffers low interest loans for the purchase of essential equipment necessary for disabled person to overcome barriers to daily living or vocational functioning following rehabilitation. Loans range from $500-$4000 with a repayment period of 2-8 years and the interest rate will vary. Examples of eligible equipment include, but are not limited to, wheelchairs, wheelchair van lifts, ramps, communication devices for hearing impaired/deaf, and prostheses.EQUIPMENT LOAN FUND FOR THE DISABLEDNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
    EXTENDED REHABILITATION SERVICESOffers persons with disabilities not yet ready for competitive employment the opportunity to gain work experience and earn money in Goodwill's on-site industries(contributed goods, industrial contracts and porter/maintenance) while receiving case management services.EXTENDED REHABILITATION SERVICESGOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF GREATER NEW YORK AND NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
    FAITH IN ACTIONProvides reassurance calls, and shopping assistance to residents of Islip Township who are chronically ill, disabled frail elderly or victims of domestic violence. Food Pantry is also available for those in need. Call for appointment.SuffolkFAITH IN ACTIONPRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF ISLIP
    FAMILY BEHAVIOR SUPPORTProvides counseling, recommendations and behavior support strategies for developmentally disabled individuals and their families. Services are provided in family houses, in the community and other locations.SuffolkFAMILY BEHAVIOR SUPPORTDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
    FAMILY EDUCATION AND TRAININGProvides additional educational and training supports to parents and other family members of persons with developmental disabilities. Call for further information.NassauFAMILY EDUCATION AND TRAININGTHE CENTER FOR RAPID RECOVERY
    FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES INFORMATION, REFERRAL AND TRAININGProvides assistance in gathering information on resources and consumer rights. Offers parent training for navigation of insurance, educational system and public entitlements. Provides linkage and referral for needed services.FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES INFORMATION, REFERRAL AND TRAININGSICK KIDS NEED INVOLVED PEOPLE OF NEW YORK, INC.
    FOOD SERVICE TRAININGProvides training in all aspects of food service (preparation, baking, service, catering, bussing, fast food, etc.) leading to competitive employment for people with disabilities from ages 16 and up. Placement services offered. No income restrictions and documentation required to prove disability. Parental consent required for ages under 18.NassauFOOD SERVICE TRAININGTHE REHABILITATION INSTITUTE
    GENERAL CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATIONHelps prepare classified students, ages 16-21, for employment or supportive employment upon graduation or for entry into advanced programs with support in Secondary Career and Technical Education. Students, referred to the program by their local school districts, spend one-half day at their home high school and one-half day at a Tech campus. At the Career Assessment Center, located at Wilson Tech's Manor Plains campus, students are evaluated on their career and academic strengths and weaknesses and this information is used to match the students with appropriate career choices. Call for more detailed information. SuffolkGENERAL CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATIONWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
    GOODTEMPSTemporary staffing services program that helps people with disabilities and other barriers find long and short term employment. Helps provide workers for large and small businesses, city and state agencies and non-profit organizations. Call for an appointment.GOODTEMPSGOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF GREATER NEW YORK AND NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
    GUIDE DOG SERVICESTrains and provides guide dogs to people who are blind or visually impaired. Each person must complete a 25 day in-residence training program at the Foundation. Each graduate receives a dog, its equipment, a comprehensive training program and after-care services without charge.SuffolkGUIDE DOG SERVICESGUIDE DOG FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND, INC.
    HANDICAPPED HOTLINEAnswers questions on jobs, housing, transportation, education, health services, social services, rehabilitation, etc., specifically for handicapped individuals. Acts as one-stop information source for disabled persons.SuffolkHANDICAPPED HOTLINESUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
    HANDICAPPED PARKING ENFORCEMENT PROGRAMUtilizes volunteers to patrol parking areas and photograph handicapped parking violators. Parking areas also checked for compliance with handicapped parking requirements. Works in conjunction with local police department.SuffolkHANDICAPPED PARKING ENFORCEMENT PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
    HANDICAPPED PARKING PERMITSDistributes handicapped parking permits with a physicians note on his/her letterhead or prescription pad.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-SERVICES FOR THE DISABLEDTOWN OF BABYLON
    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
    HANDICAPPED SERVICES DIVISIONGAP offers a variety of recreational experiences in an atmosphere of acceptance and friendship. Activities are varied but usually include arts and crafts, sports, table games, music time and dancing. Frequent trips are also scheduled. GAP participants have attended plays, sports events, restaurants, museums, farms, and special children shows. GAP offers a variety of fall, winter, spring, evening and weekend programs. It also offers summer programs, including a six week summer camp. At the same time, it offers a respite for the GAP families. Call for additional information.NassauDEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND YOUTH SERVICESTOWN OF OYSTER BAY
    HEARING AND SPEECH CENTERProvides full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for all types of hearing and speech disorders. Serves all ages, infants through geriatric patients, and offers both in-patient and out-patient care. Features hearing-aid dispensary, Tinnitus Retraining Therapy program, voice laboratory, and newborn hearing screening program. Approved by early intervention and physically handicapped children's program for diagnosis/treatment of speech and hearing disorders. Offers various support groups for parents, cochlear implant patients, laryngectomy patients, and the hearing impaired. Call for current schedules.NassauHEARING AND SPEECH CENTERLONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
    HEMPSTEAD CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTERAssists claimants who are unable to work due to work-related injury or disease in obtaining medical benefits and partial income. Staff includes claims, rehabilitation and social services.HEMPSTEAD CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTERNEW YORK STATE WORKERS COMPENSATION BOARD-LONG ISLAND DISTRICT OFFICE
    HENRY VISCARDI SCHOOLProvides a tuition free school that is chartered by New York State to provide preschool, elementary and high school programs to 177 students in grades Pre K-12 with disabilities with CPSE/CSE referral. The school also operates infant assessment, parent training, and student recreation programs. Serves ages 0-21 with CPSE/CSE referrals, except for swim program.NassauHENRY VISCARDI SCHOOLABILITIES, INC.
    HOME CARE SERVICESProvides home care services to clients including skilled nursing, home health aides, respite and medical equipment. Affiliated with New Brookhaven Town House for Adults. Serves Nassau, Suffolk and Queens. Application by appointment.SuffolkHOME CARE SERVICESMZL HOME CARE SERVICES AGENCY
    HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER RENTAL ASSISTANCEAdministers the Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance Program in Suffolk County for the New York State Homes and Community Renewal and other public housing agencies. Manages the distribution of annual rent subsidies on behalf of Suffolk County residents. Rental Assistance Program assists eligible families to rent housing from the private rental housing market. Wait list is currently closed. Also administers the Nursing Home Transition and Diversion (NHTD) program and Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program in Suffolk and Nassau County.SuffolkHOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER RENTAL ASSISTANCECOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF LONG ISLAND
    HOUSING RIGHTS AND INFORMATION FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIESIndividuals with disabilities define their own needs, and learn to advocate for themselves in securing and maintaining suitable housing that will allow them to live as independently as possible. Provides information on housing rights and how to apply for subsidized programs.SuffolkHOUSING RIGHTS AND INFORMATION FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIESSUFFOLK INDEPENDENT LIVING ORGANIZATION (SILO)
    ID CARD PROGRAMAccepts ID card applications for eligible permanently disabled county residents which gives free weekday admission to county parks and reduced rates at some recreational activities, and reduced fares on county bus routes. Please call (631)852-5200 weekdays from 8am-4:30pm for bus route schedule information.SuffolkID CARD PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
    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)
    INFORMATION AND REFERRAL PROGRAMSProvides support, encouragement and information about deafness to families with deaf and hard of hearing children. Also provides referral services, resource lists and publication.INFORMATION AND REFERRAL PROGRAMSAMERICAN SOCIETY FOR DEAF CHILDREN
    IN HOME RESPITEPlaces trained providers in the home to provide rest and relief for the caregiver.SuffolkIN HOME RESPITENASSAU SUFFOLK SERVICES FOR AUTISM, INC.
    IN-HOME RESPITEProvides in-home relief to caregivers who are responsible for the primary care and support of individuals with developmental disabilities.IN-HOME RESPITESICK KIDS NEED INVOLVED PEOPLE OF NEW YORK, INC.
    INPATIENT REHABILITATIONAssists patients to develop realistic understanding of their strengths, weaknesses, and resources relative to the demands of their environment. Evaluates each patient, and with input from multidisciplinary professional team, patient, and family, develops therapeutic goals/plans. Offers psychiatry/physical/occupational/recreational therapy, neuropsychology services, social work, and services of dieticians, speech/language pathologists, and vocational rehabilitation specialists. Offers patient/family education.SuffolkINPATIENT REHABILITATIONSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
    INTAKE DEPARTMENTProvides information on program requirements and application for services. Call for more information.NassauINTAKE DEPARTMENTLIFE'S WORC, INC.
    INTEGRATED PRESCHOOL CLASSESProvides a multidisciplinary evaluation for children 3-5yrs, a 2 1/2 hour integrated classroom with individual or group therapies. Typical children, ages 3-5yrs, may enroll in the class paying a tuition fee. Also provides parent education programs and parent support group.SuffolkINTEGRATED PRESCHOOL CLASSESBUILDING BLOCKS DEVELOPMENTAL PRESCHOOL
    INTERPRETER AND OTHER COMMUNICATION SERVICE REFERRALSSILO provides information about communication methods and strategies for persons with disabilities. Call SILO to get referrals for large print, audio, sign language, or Braille interpretation.SuffolkINTERPRETER AND OTHER COMMUNICATION SERVICE REFERRALSSUFFOLK INDEPENDENT LIVING ORGANIZATION (SILO)
    IRA APARTMENT PROGRAMProvides residential living in supportive apartments for intellectually disabled adults.SuffolkIRA APARTMENT PROGRAMMARYHAVEN CENTER OF HOPE, INC.
    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
    LIFELINEEnables elderly and handicapped community members to remain at home after discharge from the hospital by providing emergency medical assistance. Equips subscribers with wearable button to signal immediate help in emergencies from a friend or relative, an ambulance, or police. Provides emergency phone response system to the elderly and disabled 24 hours/7 days in conjunction with Eastern Long Island Hospital.SuffolkLIFELINESTONY BROOK EASTERN LONG ISLAND HOSPITAL
    LIFELINE PROGRAMProvides emergency phone response system to the elderly and disabled 24 hours a day/7 days a week in conjunction with the United Presbyterian Home.SuffolkLIFELINE PROGRAMHUNTINGTON HOSPITAL
    LITTLE VILLAGE HOUSEProvides an intermediate care facility (ICF) for developmentally disabled children, Autistic young adults, and adolescents requiring full time supervision.NassauLITTLE VILLAGE HOUSELITTLE VILLAGE HOUSE
    LIVING RESOURCES CORPORATIONProvides day and residential services to individuals with developmental disabilities, such as individuals with autistic disorder and/or severe behavioral challenges. Programs operate in Suffolk, Queens, Westchester, the capital district, including 10 residences, and an Albany-based Day Program. Geographic area served is statewide. Agency Brochure is available.LIVING RESOURCES CORPORATIONLIVING RESOURCES CORPORATION
    LOAN CLOSETProvides a wide range of durable medical equipment free of charge to people with neuromuscular diseases and are also registered with the Association.NassauLOAN CLOSETMUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION/NASSAU COUNTY
    LONG ISLAND CITIZENS TASK FORCE ON AGING OUTOffers quarterly meetings for parents and professionals to answer critical questions faced by young adults as they prepare to leave their educational placements, transitioning from student services to adult services. Provides workshops, and a Speakers Bureau. Meetings are held at 415A Oser Avenue, Hauppauge, NY. Call for times and additional information.SuffolkLONG ISLAND CITIZENS TASK FORCE ON AGING OUTLONG ISLAND CITIZENS TASK FORCE ON AGING OUT
    LONG ISLAND PARENT CENTERAssists patrons and professionals in obtaining services that meet the needs of children with disabilities, ages birth through 21. Provides information about options for required services, educational environments, service delivery system and New York State Education Department reform initiatives. Also offers workshops/training for parents and professionals on topics which may include evaluation, early intervention, transition planning, parent involvement and IEP meetings.SuffolkLONG ISLAND PARENT CENTERLONG ISLAND PARENT CENTER
    LONG-TERM HOME HEALTH CAREOffer long term home health care featuring the following: nursing care, home visits, case management, physical and occupational therapy speech and hearing services social work services personal care homemaking and housekeeping services home health aide nutritional counseling respiratory therapy medical supplies and equipment and medical transportation. Waivered services include personal emergency response system, housing improvement home maintenance social day care and transportation and respite care.NassauCATHOLIC HOME CARECATHOLIC HEALTH SERVICES OF LONG ISLAND
    LONG TERM HOME HEALTH CARE PROGRAMProvides coordinated health care and support services to the disabled and chronically ill in their homes. Nurses monitor patient and supervise aides in patient's home bimonthly. Social workers evaluate patients and obtain needed services. Through the doctor the patient can receive needed therapies such as speech, physical, occupational, respiratory and nutrition therapy. Known as Nursing Home Without Walls or Lombardi Program . All services are physician approved.SuffolkLONG TERM HOME HEALTH CARE PROGRAMOUR LADY OF CONSOLATION NURSING AND REHABILITATIVE CARE CENTER
    MANOR HAVEN ADULT HOMEProvides a 32 bed care facility for seniors and adults in need of supervision. Services include personal care, supervised medication, meals, laundry and housekeeping services, transportation and social events.SuffolkMANOR HAVEN ADULT HOMEMANOR HAVEN ADULT HOME
    MARTIN LUTHER TERRACE APARTMENTSOffers federally (HUD) subsidized garden apartments for the elderly and/or mobility-impaired. Provides links to support services, case management, social services. Offers arts and crafts, entertainment, lectures, and workshops.SuffolkMARTIN LUTHER TERRACE APARTMENTSWARTBURG LUTHERAN SERVICES
    MARYHAVEN SCHOOLProvides intellectually disabled children ages 5-21 with complex needs, with academic instruction, behavioral management, plus music and adaptive physical education. Mandated related services include speech, counseling, occupational therapy, physical therapy, feeding therapy, pre-vocational and vocational training.SuffolkMARYHAVEN SCHOOLMARYHAVEN CENTER OF HOPE, INC.
    MASSAPEQUA-GOODWILL STOREProvides jobs for persons with disabilities and serves as training site for older special education students or adults with developmental disabilities. Sells new and gently used clothing, accessories, shoes, household items, and toys. Generates funds for Goodwill services for persons with disabilities and other barriers to employment, seniors, immigrants, ex-offenders and youth. Welcomes donations.NassauMASSAPEQUA-GOODWILL STOREGOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF GREATER NEW YORK AND NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
    MEALS FOR CONSUMERS LIVING IN SUPPORTED HOUSINGProvides vocational opportunities to people with disabilities, seeks to maximize their independence and adjustment to the community, offers job placement in a competitive position. Individuals prepare and deliver hot meals, via a mobile unit from TRI, to needy individuals living in supported housing. Documentation of disability and parental consent for individuals under 18 years old required.NassauMEALS FOR CONSUMERS LIVING IN SUPPORTED HOUSINGTHE REHABILITATION INSTITUTE
    MEALS ON WHEELSVolunteers provide home meal delivery to individuals who are homebound in the Town of East Hampton.SuffolkMEALS ON WHEELSEAST HAMPTON MEALS ON WHEELS, INC.
    MEALS ON WHEELSDelivers two meals a day to homebound, handicapped, or convalescent persons. Provides a lunch and dinner for $6.00 per day. Includes medically prescribed diets. Serves those who are unable to prepare food due to illness or handicap on a short or long term basis. Recipients are interviewed by one of our registered nurse volunteers must be able to feed themselves and have adequate refrigeration.SuffolkMEALS ON WHEELSLAKE NUTRITION MEALS ON WHEELS
    MEALS ON WHEELSProvides home delivery of 2 meals (1 hot, 1 cold) at lunchtime five days a week including holidays. Meals are prepared by Huntington Hospital and Birchwood Health Center, making available special diets, including diabetic, low sodium, renal, mechanical soft, etc. Client evaluations by RN's and Social Workers (MSW's).SuffolkMEALS ON WHEELSMEALS ON WHEELS OF HUNTINGTON TOWNSHIP CORP.
    MEALS ON WHEELSVolunteers provide home delivered meals for the homebound, handicapped, chronically ill or convalescent persons in the community who are unable to prepare meals in Northern Brookhaven. Food prepared at St. Charles and Mather Hospitals and Port Jefferson Healthcare Facilities.SuffolkMEALS ON WHEELSTHREE VILLAGE MEALS ON WHEELS, INC.
    MEDICARE RIGHTS CENTERA national consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and individuals with disabilities through counseling, advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives. Assists with Medicare questions through consumer and professional hotlines, educational material, and training.MEDICARE RIGHTS CENTERMEDICARE RIGHTS CENTER
    MENTAL HEALTH CLINICProvides psychiatric evaluations, medication, individual and group psychotherapy, supportive counseling, crisis intervention, and benefits assistance. Call for more information.SuffolkMENTAL HEALTH CLINICSKILLS UNLIMITED, INC.
    MENTAL HYGIENE LEGAL SERVICENew York State Agency responsible for protecting and advocating the rights of people who are admitted to all mental health, developmental disabilities or alcoholism facilities.SuffolkMENTAL HYGIENE LEGAL SERVICEMENTAL HYGIENE LEGAL SERVICE
    NASSAU APPLIED TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE CENTEROffers technical assistance and assistive technology services to consumers requiring rehabilitation technology including consultants to other agencies and school districts, on-site computer evaluations/training and referral, equipment modification, product demonstration center, repair/maintenance, funding asistance, public education.NassauNASSAU APPLIED TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE CENTERCP NASSAU
    NASSAU-COMMUNITY REHABILITATION SERVICESProvides rehabilitation teaching to the blind and visually impaired including braille, keyboarding, travel training, independent living skills, and low-vision services. Also offers social casework and counseling servicesNassauNASSAU-COMMUNITY REHABILITATION SERVICESHELEN KELLER SERVICES FOR THE BLIND
    NASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGEDProvides information and referral to a broad range of business, social, and educational groups to help them understand and respond to the varied needs of people with disabilities. Provides seminars, conferences, and informal meetings. Serves as an advocate and liason agency on behalf of persons with disabilities. Ensures compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Works to implement equal access to education, employment, transportation, recreation and consumerism in the private sector. Implements the Able-Ride/Paratransit transportation program and issues handicapped parking permits. Contact Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) Bus to apply at (516)228-4028. Travel arrangements and reservations with Nice bus at (516)228-4000NassauNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGEDNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED
    NASSAU-SUFFOLK TRAID CENTER/ROOSEVELTProvides specialized information and referral to persons with physical disabilities who are seeking assistive technology devices to maintain or improve their functional capabilities. Assists in determining eligibility through Medicare, provides referrals for assessments, and will discuss specific devices. Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities to choose, acquire and use assistive technology appropriate for their needs. Collaborative Project of the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County and United Cerebral Palsy Association of Suffolk County.NassauNASSAU-SUFFOLK TRAID CENTER/ROOSEVELTNEW YORK STATE COMMISSION ON QUALITY OF CARE AND ADVOCACY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
    NATHANIEL H. KORNREICH TECHNOLOGY CENTERProvides assistive technology evaluations and training for individuals, training and education for professionals, demonstrations and an on-site library. Serves people with disabilities of all ages and all ranges of disabilities with special education related services and vocation-related professionals. Serves Nassau and Suffolk Counties and the statewide area.NassauNATHANIEL H. KORNREICH TECHNOLOGY CENTERABILITIES, INC.
    NATIONAL BUSINESS AND DISABILITIES COUNCILProvides assistance to employers seeking to integrate people with disabilities into the workplace and helps companies who are seeking to reach people with disabilities in the consumer marketplace. Call for information.NassauNATIONAL BUSINESS AND DISABILITIES COUNCILABILITIES, INC.
    NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY AND RESIDENTIAL AGENCIESProvides advocacy, education, information, technical assistance, public policy analysis, and networking experiences to agencies that offer community living opportunities and supports to people with disabilities and their familiesNEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY AND RESIDENTIAL AGENCIESNEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY AND RESIDENTIAL AGENCIES
    NEW YORK STATE WORKERS COMPENSATION BOARD-LONG ISLAND DISTRICT OFFICEProtects the rights of employees and employers by ensuring the proper delivery of benefits to those who are injured or ill, and by promoting compliance with the law. Call for more information.NEW YORK STATE WORKERS COMPENSATION BOARD-LONG ISLAND DISTRICT OFFICENEW YORK STATE WORKERS COMPENSATION BOARD-LONG ISLAND DISTRICT OFFICE
    NON-MEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATIONAssists Nassau and Suffolk County residents with locating services and supports for persons with developmental disabilities. Services include assessment of benefit eligibility, planning and coordination, linkage and referral, follow-up, monitoring and advocacy.NassauNON-MEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATIONTHE CENTER FOR RAPID RECOVERY
    NORTHEAST REGIONAL CENTERProvides service dogs to be matched with adults, children ages 18+ or veterans with a disabilities other than blindness; skilled companion dogs for individuals 5 years+ with developmental or physical disabilities other than blindness; and facility dogs for professional therapists/health care workers to use in animal-assisted therapy programs within hospitals, nursing homes, rehab centers or other such institutions. Serves Nassau, Suffolk, Long Island, Northeast Region from Main to Virginia and as far west as Ohio.SuffolkNORTHEAST REGIONAL CENTERCANINE COMPANIONS FOR INDEPENDENCE
    OCCUPATIONAL THERAPYAddresses patients' needs for self-care, home management, community living skills, and functional mobility. Provides activities of daily living, cognitive testing and retraining, driver assessment, hand therapy, and repetitive strain injury(RSI).SuffolkOCCUPATIONAL THERAPYST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
    OMBUDSMAN SERVICEAdvocates for disabled clients and their families, by contacting both public and private agencies.SuffolkOMBUDSMAN SERVICESUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
    OUTREACH PROGRAMProvides speakers to present programs on hearing impairment and demonstration of relevant assistive devices other than hearing aids.NassauOUTREACH PROGRAMHEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA/SOUTH NASSAU CHAPTER
    PACKAGING AND ASSEMBLY TRAININGProvides training in bagging, labeling, collating and all aspects of packaging and assembly leading to employment for people with disabilities, ages 16 and up. Placement services offered and speech/communication, occupational therapy and psychological services available. No income restrictions. Documentation required to prove disability and parents consent required for individuals under 18.NassauPACKAGING AND ASSEMBLY TRAININGTHE REHABILITATION INSTITUTE
    PATIENT AND COMMUNITY SERVICESProvides flu inoculations, camp programs, education and community resources. Assists with the repair and modifications of equipment.NassauPATIENT AND COMMUNITY SERVICESMUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION/NASSAU COUNTY
    PEER SUPPORT GROUPProvides a weekly support group for parents of children with special health care needs. Can assist families of children with catastrophic illness in sending siblings to summer day camp. Also provides educational law information, advocacy training and specialized information and resource referral. Call for directions.NassauPEER SUPPORT GROUPNEW SURVIVORS
    PERSONAL COUNSELING SERVICES, NON-PSYCHIATRICProvides non-psychiatric, short term goal oriented counseling, free of charge,to persons with disabilities and/or close family and friends. Individuals with disabilities focus on strengths as they develop their own goals and plans for living as independently as possible in the community, and learn to take steps to achieve them. Family and friends can learn about disabilities, and address related concerns.SuffolkPERSONAL COUNSELING SERVICES, NON-PSYCHIATRICSUFFOLK INDEPENDENT LIVING ORGANIZATION (SILO)
    PHYSICAL REHABILITATIONProvides evaluation, treatment and/or prevention for patients with acute neuromuscular, musculoskeletal disabilities, medical complexities and post-surgical patients. Offers education to the patient and their families regarding the disease process and exercise plans. Provides on going assessments of the individual's disability and rehabilitation potential. Speech language pathology services are available to patients exhibiting swallowing, speech, language or voice disorders.SuffolkPHYSICAL REHABILITATIONBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
    PORTER/BUILDING MAINTENANCEProvides training in all phases of porter maintenance (bathroom cleaning, buffing, trash removal, etc.) and building maintenance (tool usage, repair, painting, introduction to plumbing, etc.) leading to competitive employment for people with disabilities ages 16 and up. No restrictions on income level. Documentation required to prove disability. Parent's consent required for individuals under 18 years old.NassauPORTER/BUILDING MAINTENANCETHE REHABILITATION INSTITUTE
    PRESCHOOLProvides a multidisciplinary evaluation for children 3-5 yrs of age a four hour and a two and one-half hour special education classroom with individual or group therapies. Also provides parent education programs and parent support group.SuffolkPRESCHOOLBUILDING BLOCKS DEVELOPMENTAL PRESCHOOL
    PROGRAMS FOR THE DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLEDProvides programs for developmentally disabled residents ages 6-adults. These include arts and crafts, music, physical education, swimming, and field trips. Staffed by college students. Free transportation.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATIONTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
    RECREATIONAL RESPITEProvides Saturday recreation program for autistic children through 12 teaching them leisure skills and giving respite opportunity (at the same time) for their familiesSuffolkRECREATIONAL RESPITENASSAU SUFFOLK SERVICES FOR AUTISM, INC.
    REGIONAL CENTER FOR BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATIONTreats adult patients recovering from coma or with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Employs wide range of technologies to address diverse patient needs. Emphasizes family involvement in rehabilitation process. Maintains secure, private facilities designed to accommodate special needs of brain-injured patients. Requires that program candidates have nondegenerative brain damage, be medically stable and responsive, and have reasonable expectation of rehabilitation.SuffolkREGIONAL CENTER FOR BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATIONSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
    REHABILITATION CENTERProvides inpatient and outpatient rehabilitative care, including amputation, brain injury/trauma, multitrauma, orthopedic, pediatric, spinal cord injury, and stroke rehabilitation.SuffolkREHABILITATION CENTERST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
    RESIDENTIAL HABILITATIONProvides in-home care and skills training for persons enrolled in the HCBS Waiver Program. Provides assistance in increasing independence, productivity, and integration into the community.RESIDENTIAL HABILITATIONSICK KIDS NEED INVOLVED PEOPLE OF NEW YORK, INC.
    RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL AND DAY SCHOOLProvides females, age 12-18, 7th-12th grade, a residence which offers education, psychiatry, full medical and dental, substance abuse counseling, individual and group counseling, and adventure based programs. The Day School offers education, counseling(group and individual), and adventure based programs.SuffolkRESIDENTIAL SCHOOL AND DAY SCHOOLSCO FAMILY OF SERVICES
    RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN PROGRAMSProvides information, referral, advocacy, training and support for parents and professionals seeking programs and services for special needs children age birth to 26 with learning, developmental, emotional or physical disabilities. Can act as case manager if needed. Provides training and technical assistance on educational issues. Maintains database on special needs services in New York City region. Publishes directories, including a Comprehensive Directory and Directory of Camps and Summer programs. Designated a Parent Training and Information Center by the United States Department of Education.RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN PROGRAMSRESOURCES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS, INC.
    RIVERHEAD CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTERAssists claimants who are unable to work due to work-related injury or disease in obtaining medical benefits and partial income. Staff includes claims, rehabilitation and social services.RIVERHEAD CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTERNEW YORK STATE WORKERS COMPENSATION BOARD-LONG ISLAND DISTRICT OFFICE
    SECONDARY PROGRAMProvides education to students who are deaf and multiply handicapped deaf in a mainstream and individual class setting.SuffolkSECONDARY PROGRAMCLEARY SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    SECTION 55A EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMCoordinates employment program for people with disabilities under NYS Civil Service Law.SuffolkSECTION 55A EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
    SELF EMPOWERMENT EDUCATION (SEED)Provides lectures and the experience to learn stress and pain management techniques, and assertiveness training for adults with physical disabilities.SuffolkSELF EMPOWERMENT EDUCATION (SEED)HANDICAPPED ADULTS-NEW DIRECTIONS IN SUFFOLK (HANDS)
    SELF HELP GROUPSProvides self help groups designed to enrich the lives of people with mental illness. Special Double Trouble group offers a 12-step program to address the unique needs of persons recovery from drug/alcohol addictions and mental illness (MICA).SuffolkSELF HELP GROUPSHANDS ACROSS LONG ISLAND, INC.
    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
    SENIOR DAY HABILITATION PROGRAMProvides meaningful and functional activities for older individuals who need a change of pace. In an atmosphere that encourages older individuals to maintain and even enhance their quality of life, Senior Day Hab offers a unique experience where content is directed by the participants. Individuals choose activities which include arts and crafts, bingo, golf and a variety of community integration experiences. Most participants in the program have retired from other types of programs. The services provided help maintain their independence, productivity and sense of responsibility. A focus on nutritional routines that meet the changing needs of the elderly; the maintenance of good hygiene and grooming; attention to good health and exercise; and the development of interest and participation in a broad range of activities.Individuals receive clinical services such as nursing, psychology, and occupational, physical, and speech therapy. Services offered in Westhampton Beach and 2 locations in Bohemia.SuffolkSENIOR DAY HABILITATION PROGRAMAHRC SUFFOLK
    SENIOR HOUSING FACILITIESA subsidized senior apartment complex, consisting of 298 garden apartments, providing affordable housing to low-income seniors and younger disabled adults. Includes a community center with auditorium, lounge, library, card and craft rooms and computers with internet access. Also operates a bus service for weekly shopping and other trips. A social worker offers information and referral to resources, crisis intervention and short-term counseling.Federally subsidized under the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development's Housing Assistance Program (HUD). Current wait list is approximately 5 years.SuffolkSENIOR HOUSING FACILITIESSIENA VILLAGE
    SENIOR REPAIR-RAMP PROGRAMProvides help to handicapped Brookhaven senior citizens for the construction of ramps and railings.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND HUMAN SERVICESTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
    SENIOR TRANSPORTATIONService available to seniors 60+, including youth, who are unable to drive and have no access to other means of transportation for shopping, medical, Social Security, Social Services appointments, Town programs and social activities. Handicapped persons under age of 60 are also eligible. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Partially funded through Suffolk County Office for the Aging.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICESTOWN OF EAST HAMPTON
    SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND SENIORSProvides benefits advisement, peer counseling, housing referral,advocacy, independent living skills, transportation, equipment loans, consumer directed personal assistance program (CDPAP), Hispanic outreach, and aging in place services to people with disabilities and the elderly.NassauSERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND SENIORSlong island capitsal alliance
    SERVICES FOR THE HANDICAPPEDServices include summer employment program, handicapped bus, Handicapped Enforcement Parking Program, specialized library, newsletter, TTY phone, suggestions on removal of architectural barriers, information and referral, ombudsman who investigates complaints, and listing of accessible services/buildings. Liasion to the Citizen's Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-HANDICAPPED SERVICES DIVISIONTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
    SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE/FREEPORTAdministers Social Security Trust Fund to provide retirement, disability or death benefits to insured workers or their dependents/survivors medicare for aged 65 and over Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for the needy over 65, blind or disabled. Website includes information on employment for people with disabilities and for employers seeking to hire the disabled.NassauSOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE/FREEPORTUNITED STATES GOVERNMENT/SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION-NEW YORK REGION
    SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE/MELVILLEAdministers Social Security Trust Fund to provide retirement, disability or death benefits to insured workers or their dependents/survivors medicare for aged 65 and over Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for the needy over 65, blind or disabled. Website includes information on employment for people with disabilities and for employees seeking to hire the disabled.SuffolkSOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE/MELVILLEUNITED STATES GOVERNMENT/SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION-NEW YORK REGION
    SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE/MINEOLAAdministers Social Security Trust Fund to provide retirement, disability or death benefits to insured workers or their dependents/survivors medicare for aged 65 and over Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for the needy over 65, blind or disabled. Website includes information on employment for people with disabilities and for employers seeking to hire the disabled.NassauSOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE/MINEOLAUNITED STATES GOVERNMENT/SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION-NEW YORK REGION
    SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE/PATCHOGUEAdministers Social Security Trust Fund to provide retirement, disability or death benefits to insured workers or their dependents/survivors medicare for aged 65 and over Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for the needy over 65, blind or disabled. Website includes information on employment for people with disabilities and for employers seeking to hire the disabled.SuffolkSOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE/PATCHOGUEUNITED STATES GOVERNMENT/SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION-NEW YORK REGION
    SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE/RIVERHEADAdministers Social Security Trust Fund to provide retirement, disability or death benefits to insured workers or their dependents/survivors medicare for aged 65 and over Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for the needy over 65, blind or disabled. Website includes information on employment for people with disabilities and for employers seeking to hire the disabled.SuffolkSOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE/RIVERHEADUNITED STATES GOVERNMENT/SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION-NEW YORK REGION
    SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE/WEST BABYLONAdministers Social Security Trust Fund to provide retirement, disability or death benefits to insured workers or their dependents/survivors medicare for aged 65 and over Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for the needy over 65, blind or disabled. Website includes information on employment for people with disabilities and for employers seeking to hire the disabled.SuffolkSOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE/WEST BABYLONUNITED STATES GOVERNMENT/SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION-NEW YORK REGION
    SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (SEP)Provides training in maintenance and painting to psychiatrically disabled adults.SuffolkSPECIAL EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (SEP)TRANSITIONAL SERVICES OF NEW YORK FOR LONG ISLAND, INC.
    SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAMSProvides after-school and weekend recreation and socialization program for children with special needs (K-Graduation). Activities include adaptive physical education and aquatics, arts and crafts, music and cooking. Programs are also available during school vacations. Also offers a special needs music school. Support Group for Siblings an Mommy and Me Programs. Summer camp available and Teen Programs, Social Skills Groups formed as needed.SuffolkSPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAMSSUFFOLK Y-JCC
    SPECIAL RECREATION PROGRAMOffer year round recreational activities for developmentally disabled adults residing in the Town of Brookhaven. Programs include Saturday bowling, dances, exercise classes, movie nights, bingo nights, walking program and mini golf days. A program for children ages 5-11 years of age is offered for six weeks starting immediately after schools release for summer vacation. Activities include arts and crafts, swimming, physical education, games and field trips.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND SPORTS AND CULTURAL RESOURCESTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
    STUDENT ACCESSIBILITY SUPPORT CENTERServes as a resource for students and values self-empowerment, self-direction, and self-determination. Our mission is to advocate for a campus environment that meets the needs of students with disabilities. The Student Accessibility Support Center is the designated support service center to help students enable students with disabilities to develop their academic potential, by making their academic experience accessible. In addition to arranging accommodations, a major part of the mission of SASC is to encourage students with disabilities to achieve a high level of autonomy at Stony Brook and far beyond. We provide services and accommodations that advocate for the needs of students. We improve academic and environmental accessibility to foster individual growth, student empowerment, and support a community of care. Services are provided to all eligible Stony Brook students covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAA). Documentation will be requested to verify a disability and to determine appropriate accommodations. Services can only be initiated when students self-disclose their disabilities and request some type of assistance. All information and documentation related to a disability is confidential, not part of the academic transcript and is not released without the student's written consent. The staff is here to support your interactions with faculty, staff and community agencies. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkSTUDENT ACCESSIBILITY SUPPORT CENTERSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
    STUDENT ACCESS OFFICEOffers students services through the Student Access Office. The office achieves their mission by: Providing cost-free assistance and services that are tailored to meet the needs of individuals based on their specific, appropriately documented needs, while preserving Adelphi’s academic integrity and high standards of academic expectations and performance; Encouraging independence through the training of students with disabilities to effectively advocate for themselves within the University community; Serving as a liaison and resource for the University faculty, staff and administrators to foster a greater awareness and appreciation of issues of concern to people with different needs. Accessibility Support Services include: Academic Accommodations and Adjustments for Students with Disabilities; Accessible Classrooms and Campus; Accessible Parking; Assistive Technology; Dietary Modification/Food Allergy; Extended Test Time; Reasonable Flexibility to Attendance Policy; Reduced-Distraction Testing Environment; Requesting Services; Residential Life and Housing Accommodation; Scholarships and Financial Aid Resources; Sign Language Interpreters and Veterans and Military Resources. If you have questions about services or campus housing for a student with a disability, please contact the Office for specific information.NassauSTUDENT ACCESS OFFICEADELPHI UNIVERSITY
    STUDENT ACCESS SERVICESArranges academic accommodations and provides support for students with physical, learning and/or psychological disabilities. In order to access services, students must first formally disclose their disability by registering with the office, and then must submit appropriate documentation for review. Staff members are available to help students with the registration process, and then will work with students to determine which accommodations are appropriate for their needs at the college level. In addition to arranging accommodations, a major part of the mission of SAS is to help students develop the skills they will need to be effective self-advocates at Hofstra and beyond. The programs and services will encourage active involvement from students in managing their own disabilities, while offering coaching and support along the way. Sample program offerings include: Program for Academic Learning Skills (PALS) and Academic Coaching. Some of these services are fee based. Call for more detailed information.NassauSTUDENT ACCESS SERVICESHOFSTRA UNIVERSITY
    SUFFOLK-COMMUNITY REHABILITATION SERVICESProvides rehabilitation teaching to the blind and visually impaired including braille, keyboarding, travel training, independent living skills, social casework and counseling services.SuffolkSUFFOLK-COMMUNITY REHABILITATION SERVICESHELEN KELLER SERVICES FOR THE BLIND
    SUFFOLK COUNTY ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMOffers persons who have permanent or temporary disabilities with public bus services. SCAT provides curb-to-curb transportation and will pick up/drop off between any two points in Suffolk County within 3/4 mile of a Suffolk County Transit or HART bus route. All types of trips may be requested, including social, recreational, medical, work or shopping trips. Trip reservations are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Call for more information.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMSUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
    SUMMER CAMPSOffers summer camp programs, 1-8 weeks sessions, for children ages 5-14 years of age anc children with special needs. Offers swimming, sportsd, and sports camp, creative arts, trips tween camp and more. Also available, one week speciality camps.SuffolkSUMMER CAMPSSUFFOLK Y-JCC
    SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMHelps to find the right jobs in the competitive marketplace for people with disabilities, supplies a job coach to train and help them settle in, and follows up with long-term support as needed to help individuals to succeed.SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMGOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF GREATER NEW YORK AND NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
    SUPPORTED HOUSINGProvides subsidized permanent rental housing for adults with a psychiatric disability, including some families. Primary diagnosis of mental health illness and referral by mental health professional. Participant must be able to live independently with supports by other mental health agencies.SuffolkSUPPORTED HOUSINGCONCERN FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING, INC.
    SUPPORTED HOUSINGAssists participants with rental stipends and supports to maintain independent living.SuffolkSUPPORTED HOUSINGHANDS ACROSS LONG ISLAND, INC.
    THEA BOWMAN RESIDENCEProvides a 31-unit, low-income housing complex for people with physical disabilities, either mobility-impaired, visually-impaired, or hearing-impaired. Inquiries and application requests handled by Stanan Management Company.SuffolkTHEA BOWMAN RESIDENCECATHOLIC CHARITIES
    THE LONG ISLAND SCHOOL OF THE ARTSOffers a wide range of instruction in the arts through group classes, private instruction, workshops, performances and collaborations with various outside groups. Offers an arts-based pre-K program, an affiliated before and after care program and a variety of private and group vocal and instrument classes, including offerings for special needs students in the music therapy department. Call for more information.SuffolkTHE LONG ISLAND SCHOOL OF THE ARTSTHE LONG ISLAND SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
    THE NEW BROOKHAVEN TOWNHOUSE ASSISTED LIVING FACILITYProvides personal care services, housekeeping, case management, recreational activities, medication management, and related services in an assisted living facility. Offers services to adult dependent population with medical and/or mental health problems. Publishes brochure. Serves Nassau and Suffolk. Affiliated with MZL Home Care Services Agency.SuffolkTHE NEW BROOKHAVEN TOWNHOUSE ASSISTED LIVING FACILITYTHE NEW BROOKHAVEN TOWNHOUSE ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY
    THERAPEUTIC RECREATIONProvides a variety of therapeutic programs to address the social, educational and recreational needs of handicapped residents. Call office for more details.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-SERVICES FOR THE DISABLEDTOWN OF BABYLON
    THREE VILLAGE SOCIETY FOR LENDING AIDS TO THE SICK, INC.Community based service group which lends sick room equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, bath seats, commodes, bedside tables, etc, to residents of the Three Village School District. Contact is made by phone and answering machine.SuffolkTHREE VILLAGE SOCIETY FOR LENDING AIDS TO THE SICK, INC.THREE VILLAGE SOCIETY FOR LENDING AIDS TO THE SICK, INC.
    TOY LENDING CENTER-POINT LOOKOUTProvides a toy lending and resource center for families of children (birth-15 years of age) with disabilities. Provides an extensive library of toys (conventional and adapted), therapeutic equipment and books for parents and children to borrow for one month.NassauTOY LENDING CENTER-POINT LOOKOUTLONG ISLAND TOY LENDING CENTER FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
    TRAID-INProvides a statewide service that connects individuals with disabilities searching for an affordable means to acquire needed devices, with people who have devices they wish to sell or donate. TRAID-IN participants advertise, at no cost, through a database containing both wanted and available items.TRAID-INNEW YORK STATE COMMISSION ON QUALITY OF CARE AND ADVOCACY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
    TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMProvides free curb-to-curb transportation within the township for residents, whose disability restricts their mobility and prevents them from using traditional forms of transportation. The handi-van is equipped with a motorized wheelchair lift and accommodates eight persons, one of them in a wheelchair. Call for application form.SuffolkOFFICE OF HANDICAPPED SERVICESTOWN OF SMITHTOWN
    TRANSPORTATION SERVICEProvides transportation for doctor's appointments on Tuesday and Wednesday until 12pm with physicians note stating disability. Transportation on Friday for food shopping.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-SERVICES FOR THE DISABLEDTOWN OF BABYLON
    TRI BUSINESS AND CAREER TRAINING CENTERProvides employment skills development and job placement services in the areas of Bookkeeping, Accounting, General Clerical, Computer Skills, Graphic Arts, Stock and Inventory for people with a disability aged 16 and up.NassauTRI BUSINESS AND CAREER TRAINING CENTERTHE REHABILITATION INSTITUTE
    VETSFIRSTDirectly serves the needs of the disabled veteran community. Network of National Service Officers provides assistance and representation in claims for benefits and services before the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, other Federal and state agencies and legal representation before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.VETSFIRSTUNITED SPINAL ASSOCIATION
    VISIONS AT SELIS MANORProvides employment and job placement services, recreational classes, adapted computer training courses, fitness and exercise classes, social work and benefits counselors as well as volunteer readers for adults who are legally blind or severely visually impaired. Call to register. Registration available in print, audiotape, or braille.VISIONS AT SELIS MANORVISIONS-SERVICES FOR THE BLIND/VISUALLY IMPAIRED
    VISUAL IMPAIRMENT SERVICE TEAMProvides coordination of services for legally blind veterans and their families. Duties include providing and/or arranging for the provision of appropriate treatment modalities to enhance a blinded veteran's functioning level. Other duties include identifying new cases of blindness, providing professional counseling, resolving problems, arranging annual healthcare reviews and conducting education programs relating to blindness.SuffolkVISUAL IMPAIRMENT SERVICE TEAMNORTHPORT VA MEDICAL CENTER
    VOCATIONAL EVALUATIONHelps persons with disabilities determine what work they want to do and at what level, and helps prepare them for it. Provides comprehensive testing and evaluation, using observation, testing materials and work samples. Counselors use the results to help participants develop individual vocational plans.VOCATIONAL EVALUATIONGOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF GREATER NEW YORK AND NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
    VOCATIONAL PROGRAM-YAPHANKProvides evaluation and training for disabled adults (ages 16+) in the areas of kitchen services, porter/maintenance services, assembly/packaging services, warehouse training and clerical training. Also offers vocational and placement counseling, remediation services, and alcohol and drug abuse counseling.SuffolkVOCATIONAL PROGRAM-YAPHANKMARYHAVEN CENTER OF HOPE, INC.
    VOCATIONAL SERVICESProvides vocational habilitation to developmentally disabled individuals ages 16 and over who reside in Suffolk and Nassau Counties with their families, or agency-operated group homes. Provides assistance in obtaining and maintaining employment with the help of a job coach.SuffolkVOCATIONAL SERVICESDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
    WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMGoal is to make the homes of low income Long Islanders, especially the elderly and disabled, more energy efficient. An energy audit is conducted to determine the most cost effective means of reducing energy consumption in the dwelling. Typical energy conservation measures employed may include installing insulation, repairing/replacing doors and windows, caulking, weatherstripping, interior air sealing, repair/replacement of heating systems and installation of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.SuffolkWEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF LONG ISLAND
    WEEKEND RESPITE PROGRAMOffers a weekend respite for campers with physical and developmental disabilities between ages 6-21 years old. Check in is Friday evening at 8pm and check out is Sunday at 3pm. Campers enjoy arts and crafts, music, games, movies, and walks in the woods. The program benefits parents by giving them a break from very demanding responsibilities as their child's caregiver. Call or visit website for dates and additional information.SuffolkWEEKEND RESPITE PROGRAMCAMP PA-QUA-TUCK
    WHEELCHAIR GETAWAYS OF NEW YORK, INC.Rents vans equipped with hydraulic lifts/ramps, wheelchair lock-downs and handle controls. Vans can accommodate additional passengers. Rent by day, week or month.WHEELCHAIR GETAWAYS OF NEW YORK, INC.WHEELCHAIR GETAWAYS OF NEW YORK, INC.
    WORKSMARTEducates SSI and SSDI beneficiaries and their families about federal, state, and local work incentives and benefits.NassauWORKSMARTABILITIES, INC.
    YOUNG ADULT SOCIALIZATION PROGRAMProvides an opportunity for developmentally disabled adults to meet in settings conducive to camaraderie and friendship. Social skills are fostered through group discussions and social events such as dining out, trips to movies, and visits to shopping centers and museums. Publishes recreation guide.SuffolkYOUNG ADULT SOCIALIZATION PROGRAMSMITHTOWN RECREATION DEPARTMENT

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