Back

COMMACK SEPTA
Special Education Parent Teacher Association

 LINKS & RESOURCES

Learning Disabilities 

http://www.nichcy.org/          

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

www.LDonline.com              

LD Online is a service of The Learning Disabilities Project at WETA, Washington, D.C

www.RichardLavoie.com     

Richard Lavoie, M.A., M.Ed. has worked in special education since 1972, as a teacher, administrator, author, and consultant. Rick has held the position of President of the Riverview School on Massachusetts' beautiful Cape Cod. This residential school has provided Rick with a "living laboratory" in which he developed and refined his methods and philosophies related to the education of adolescents with special needs.

www.acld.org

Adults & children with Learning & Developmental Disabilities, Inc.

www.ncld.org

National Center for Learning Disabilities

www.interdys.org        

International Dyslexia Association
 

Autism

www.autismspeaks.org

Autism Speaks

http://www.stonybrookmedicalcenter.org/codycenter/ 

The Cody Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities

www.unlockingautism.org 

Unlocking Autism
 

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

 

www.drhallowell.com

Dr. Edward Hallowell is a nationally recognized expert on ADHD and other mental health issues.

www.chadd.org

Children & adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
 

Special Sports Programs

 

www.commack.k12.ny.us/septa

SEPTA Bowling.  Commack Kids only! Meets Wednesdays at Commack AMF Bowl

http://www.scspecialpal.com/ 

Suffolk County Special P.A.L. program

http://www.commacksoccer.com/TOP/index_E.html -

TOPSoccer is a special needs soccer program that is being offered through Commack Soccer League

http://www.nyso.org/

Special Olympics, New York

http://www.lisledhockey.org/

Sled hockey for people with lower extremity disabilities

www.csll.net

Challenger Baseball sponsored by Commack South Little League Meets Sundays @ 10:00AM At Wicks field in Commack during baseball season

www.sportimeTFM.com

Sport Time LD Clinic 1 hour on Friday.Indian Head Road in Kings Park

http://www.empirestategames.org/physical

Empire State Games for the Physically Challenged, or call Laura Newfield at (631) 462-4910

Dance

The ECC School of Dance for the Exceptional Child Located in Main Street in Northport: Estee Cohen 631-689-9365 

Equestrian                             

Kathleen Kotler   Call 631-427-6105 
 

Other Websites

www.edpubs.gov

Free U.S. Department of Education publications

http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/specialed/home.html -

NYS Education Department’s Office of Special Education

http://www.nochildleftbehind.com/

The Federal “No Child Left Behind” Parents’ Site 

http://www.devdelay.org/

Developmental Delay Resources

http://www.liparentcenter.org/

Long Island Parent Center

http://php.com/node/12220

IEP Planning Tool 

http://specialed.about.com

About.com Special Education website

http://www.peatc.org

Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center

www.bestbuddiesnewyork.org 

Best Buddies New York
 

Learning for kids - ages 3 and up

www.brainpop.com

 

www.comenius.com/fables

 

www.eduplace.com/tales

 

www.vocabulary.com

 

www.funbrain.com/kidscenter.html

 

www.chinaberry.com

 

Magazines

 

www.eparent.com

Exceptional Parent Magazine Website, they have a tremendous amount of information on this site also and an online newsletter is available. 

www.additudemag.com

ADHD Magazine

www.addvance.com

Kathleen Nadeau Ph.D. & Patricia Quinn M.D. - THE resource for women and girls with ADD. 

Videos to borrow 

 

Richard Lavoie            

How Difficult Can This Be? The F. A. T. City Workshop
(Frustration, Anxiety, Tension)

Richard Lavoie             

Last One Picked … First One Picked On 

Richard Lavoie

When the Chips are Down … Learning Disabilities and Discipline with Richard Lavoie Strategies for Improving Children’s Behavior

Robert Brooks

Look What You’ve Done  

Dr. Hallowell

A.D.D. in the 21st Century 

Marianne Driscol

Managing Stress more efficiently  

Jeanne Ganz               

Occupational Therapy- Homework Helpers, Organizational Strategies

 

 

Toys and Fitness Equipment

 

www.thenthdegree.com

Products, Designs & Stories for the disabled 

www.iphope.com

Innovative Products Orthopedic mobile equipment and other great things 

www.hotshotproducts.org

Very Awesome off road mobile equipment  

www.abilityhub.com

Computer Assistive Technology Solutions, joysticks, screen reader, large keyboard, track ball, etc.    

www.musclepower.com 

Therapeutic Alliances Inc. (TAI) of Fairborn, Ohio, offers a complete line of electrotherapy and rehabilitation equipment for treating SCI, stroke, MS, CP, and other neuromuscular disorders. Among these products are the ERGYS, REGYS, NeuroEDUCATOR, and SpectraSTIM 

www.sprintaquatics.com 

 Sprint Aquatics has specialized in products and education for aqua therapy and rehabilitation. There are stainless steel wheelchairs and walkers for the pool, shower wheelchairs, safety islands, aqua bikes, swimsuits and all the flotation products. Call or e-mail for our catalog of 1,000 products.

 www.sportaid.com

Sportaid The largest supplier of wheelchair exercise fitness sports equipment & supplies is proud to provide you with the most complete online catalog with secure on-line ordering with over 10.000 products. After 12 years in the business of helping people find the wheelchair or wheelchair parts & urological supplies. We continue to lead the industry with guaranteed lowest prices! We will beat any competitor's advertised price guaranteed. Team Sportaid customer service staff has over 50 years of experience 

 We are lucky enough to live in an area that offers us so many different arenas for help and support. Here are just a few:


Reach Community and Youth Agency:
www.reachcya.org
549-9417 Offers a wide variety programs for all children middle and High School age.
C.H.A.D.D.
516-733-4377- Offers informational meetings and speakers affecting individuals with Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder. http://www.chadd.org
Suffolk County Family Support Consumer Council 
631-434-6104- Offers a wealth of information concerning family support services and programs for special needs individuals and his /her family members. Services includes: family counseling, support groups recreation, developmental services such as Behavior Management, environmental adaptations, etc.
LIFT-Long Island Families Together
631-264-LIFT for families of children with special emotional, social, and behavioral needs.
Center for Autism
516-972-6527
Offers assessments for children birth through adolescence, case management and resource services, school consultation, as well as advocacy and support.
Family Counseling Services -
399-9217 offering workshops such as "Understanding Disability Barriers to Social Educational Success."