Parent to Parent Networking

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    Taxonomy Code: PH-1400.6500-650

    Programs that link parents whose children have a specific disease, disorder, disability or other issues with other parents whose children have similar challenges for the purpose of information sharing and support. Also included are programs for parents who themselves have a disability or other problems that have an impact on their parenting ability.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    A MOTHER'S KISSProvides financial and emotional support for families of childhood cancer patients.SuffolkA MOTHER'S KISSA MOTHER'S KISS
    CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY AMBULATORY SERVICESProvides consultation, evaluation and individual, group and family treatments for children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional difficulties and their families. Specialized programs under Ambulatory Care include medication evaluation and treatment legal services for divorce, abuse and criminal justice issues psycholtherapy for gay and lesbian youth and parent and professional education. Children with DSM-IV Axis l diagnosis and related significant distress and dysfunction are eligible. Call for further information.NassauCHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY AMBULATORY SERVICES COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
    DOWN SYNDROME CONNECTION OF LONG ISLANDA parent run, volunteer organization made up of families and individuals touched by Down Syndrome. Its main objective is to unite the local Down Syndrome community so that they may share information, support, resources and experiences.SuffolkDOWN SYNDROME CONNECTION OF LONG ISLANDDOWN SYNDROME CONNECTION OF LONG ISLAND
    FEINGOLD ASSOCIATION OF THE U.S.Provides the following: information on the relationship of food additives on a person's behavior, learning and health, dietary program for the attention deficit, autistic, pervasive developmental delay and chemically sensitive individual and written materials that help determine and avoid salicylates in foods, medications and other areas. Also offers food shopping guide, and telephone support from peer parents. Newsletter available.SuffolkFEINGOLD ASSOCIATION OF THE U.S.FEINGOLD ASSOCIATION OF THE U.S.
    HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICESMedicaid Waiver program for emotionally handicapped children and adolescents 5-18 years. Designed to avoid placement in a residential psychiatric facility or a psychiatric hospital. Services include Intensive Care coordination, family support, skill building, respite care, parent training and crisis response. Call for further information.NassauHOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICESFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    KINDRED SPIRITSProvides a support group for parents of children with diabetes. It provides lectures, guest speakers and education. Meets monthly at the Diabetes Education Center. Call for dates and times.NassauKINDRED SPIRITSWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
    LET KIDS BE KIDS ACTIVITIESProvides the opportunity for children with lupus as well as children who have an immediate family member with lupus to socialize and communicate with other children facing the same issues and difficulties. Day trips are planned, including transportation. Call for information. Serves Long Island and Queens.NassauLET KIDS BE KIDS ACTIVITIESLUPUS ALLIANCE OF AMERICA-LONG ISLAND/QUEENS AFFILIATE
    NASSAU/SUFFOLK AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICAServes the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy, public awareness, education, and research. Offers sibling and patient support groups. Affiliated with the Autism Society of America.NassauNASSAU/SUFFOLK AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICANASSAU/SUFFOLK AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICA
    NATIONAL CONSORTIUM ON DEAF-BLINDNESS (NCDB)Assists in the transition of deaf-blind young people as they move from education to adult services. Provides technical assistance to public and private agencies and to parent groups who are working towards community integration and the enhancement of quality of life. This includes training and technical assistance in community-based living arrangements, employment, recreation and leisure, health and other individual and family support services. Offers small conferences, structured workshops, on-site and/or off-site program consultation and information and referral services.NassauNATIONAL CONSORTIUM ON DEAF-BLINDNESS (NCDB)HELEN KELLER NATIONAL CENTER FOR DEAF-BLIND YOUTHS AND ADULTS (HKNC)
    NATIONAL FAMILY ASSOCIATION FOR DEAF-BLIND (NFADB)Goals include advocacy, sharing information and resources, facilitating family organizations in each state, developing family/professional partnerships and support national policy to benefit people with deaf-blindness.NassauNATIONAL FAMILY ASSOCIATION FOR DEAF-BLIND (NFADB)HELEN KELLER NATIONAL CENTER FOR DEAF-BLIND YOUTHS AND ADULTS (HKNC)
    PARENTING AWARENESSProvides free individual and group counseling and mutual support groups for parents of children in the North Shore communities. Includes Discipline is Not a Dirty Word for parents with children in Kindergarten-6th grade. Call for an appointment. Contract agency of the Brookhaven Town Youth Bureau.SuffolkPARENTING AWARENESSNORTH SHORE YOUTH COUNCIL
    PEDIATRIC SUPPORT GROUPSOffers pediatric support groups including: Hope for Hearts, a support group for parents and siblings of children with congenital heart defects Our Little Heroes/Oncology Parent Support Network, offering mutual support and guidance for families of children with cancer. Call for schedule/information.SuffolkPEDIATRIC SUPPORT GROUPSSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
    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
    PSYCHOLOGICAL/MENTAL HEALTH SERVICESProvides psychological evaluation, counseling, workshops, parent education, support groups. Offers psychiatric evaluations and treatment, individual, family and group psychotherapy.PSYCHOLOGICAL/MENTAL HEALTH SERVICESCENTER FOR HEARING AND COMMUNICATION
    RAISING MULTIPLESProvides information, resources, empathy and support for families of triplets, quadruplets or more. Can provide speakers on request. Call for more information.SuffolkRAISING MULTIPLESRAISING MULTIPLES
    SOUTH SHORE PARENTING RESOURCE NETWORKProvides a clearinghouse of parent resources that is an all encompassing information and referral service for parents of children birth through five. Creates and distributes a resource guide for parents. Warm line for parents to call for information, reassurance or referral as well as a coalition of Partners-in-Parenting comprised of community organizations serving parents of young children in Southwest Nassau County. Please call for more information.NassauSOUTH SHORE PARENTING RESOURCE NETWORKFRIEDBERG JCC
    THE HONEYSUCKLE FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCERProvides support and assists psychosocial programs specifically targeting and identifying the needs and issues faced by children with cancer and their families. Provides educational programs for school personnel and students to increase the understanding of pediatric cancer. Call regarding volunteer opportunities because they are sporatic.SuffolkTHE HONEYSUCKLE FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCERTHE HONEYSUCKLE FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER
    THE NATIONAL FRAGILE X FOUNDATIONUnites the Fragile X community to enrich lives through educational and emotional support, promotes public and professional awareness, and advance research toward improved treatments and a cure for Fragile X. Call or visit website for additional information.THE NATIONAL FRAGILE X FOUNDATIONTHE NATIONAL FRAGILE X FOUNDATION
    TODDLERS AND PRESCHOOL DIABETES SUPPORT GROUPProvides a support group for families of young children with diabetes. Meets monthly. Call for dates and times.NassauTODDLERS AND PRESCHOOL DIABETES SUPPORT GROUPWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

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