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Content about Special-needs

September 3, 2012

Dear parents, read this story about a beautiful 15 month old girl, Iolanta Mamatkazina, who desperately needs your help and support. Iolanta has stage 4 cancer. Her mother brought her to New York from Krasnodar, Russia in hopes that American doctors will be able to help. The doctors are working very hard, but the parents sold everything to be able to afford US medical treatment.

May 7, 2012

List of recommended speech therapists as recommended by members of the Russian Parents group.

March 27, 2012

List of rehab centers for children.

January 3, 2012

List of Early Intervention (EI) offices / centers in various neighborhoods.  Early Intervention is a comprehensive interagency program that supports infants and children with developmental delays in their efforts to realize their full potential. It reduces the likelihood of delays among at-risk children, assists and empowers families to meet their child's and their own needs, and entitles children, regardless of race, ethnicity or income, to services through the program.