What's Open Fall 2020 in-person and virtual?

During this heightened COVID time, special needs children may require services and therapies more than ever in order to adjust to an altered environment. They may need increase therapies to cope with prolong periods of staying at home, disruption of routines, develop friendships techniques, improve social skills, therapy help for Autism, or increase mobility of body skills with occupational therapy. The services below follow CDC guidelines and are open for business, either in-person, virtual or a hybrid of both.

ABA, Speech & Occupational Therapy, Social Skills for Special Needs Kids

A Friendly Face - ABA Autism Treatment Services
Provides ABA therapy to pediatric patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Immediate availability for at home, center based, and Telemedicine therapy. Most private insurance plans are accepted. Staff consists of Board Certified Behavior Analysts and Registered Behavior Therapists. Visit affautism.com for more information or to enroll. Call 718.698.1300 (Headquarters) or 201.339.7770 (Bayonne location). Serving Central NJ and New York City.

Behavior Therapy Associates - HI-STEP
Open for teletherapy / virtual treatment and in-person evaluations consistent with CDC guidelines. New and existing clients are welcome. Behavior Therapy provides teletherapy for children through adults, virtual social skills groups, behavioral parent training, groups for young adults to address anxiety and unlock their potential, in-person evaluations for learning/academic, cognitive/intellectual, psychological, behavior, ADHD, social and emotional functioning. Consultation and webinars for schools, parents, families, and organizations are also available. Office located at 35 Clyde Road, Suite 101, Somerset NJ. Visit website behaviortherapyassociates.com, email mselbst@behaviortherapyassociates.com or call 732.873.1212

The Parent Train
Provides In-person and teletherapy for toddlers, elementary school aged children, tweens, teens, and adults. Offers COVID Support Group Child and Family Therapy, Private Early Intervention Services, Behavioral Services With BCBAs, Occupational Therapy Speech & Language Therapy, Tutoring Parent Support Group, Social Skills Groups, Diagnostic Assessments, Therapy Groups, Parent Education and Support, Special Education Assistance & Services, and State Approved Home Instruction. Located at 620 Route 23 N Pompton Plains, NJ. Website parenttrain.com, email parenttrain@optimum.net, call 201.349.6182

Pony Power Therapies
Offering 2 in-person programs for Fall 2020: 1. Independent Riding Lessons 2. Farm Visit Experience. You can also rent their space for learning pods. Field trips offered. All CDC guidelines are followed. Every person on the farm must have their temperature taken (contactless) and pass a symptom/exposure check upon arrival. There is a limited number of people allowed on the farm at one time to 3 families max. Hand washing stations are available around the farm. Everyone must wear a face covering and social distance. 1170 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ. Learn more at ponypowernj.org, email info@ponypowernj.org or call 201.934.1001

Rinn ABA Consulting
In-home ABA therapy services for children of all ages. Those on the Autism spectrum need 1-on-1 guidance from an Instructor that is there in person to help them meet their unique needs. Full day or half day ABA services offered. An after school program is also an option. Safety protocols followed with only 1 instructor per household, face masks, hand washing, and all other CDC guidelines. 12 Lincoln Blvd in Emerson NJ, visit Rinn ABA website, call 201.605.6727 or email info@rinnabaconsulting.com

Spectrum Care Management and Counseling LLC
Currently offering virtual Support Coordination services. When the state of New Jersey lifts restrictions, they will be back to providing quarterly and as needed in person visits. Located at 65 Ramapo Valley Road, Suite 102, Mahwah, NJ. For more information, email bversaci@spectrumcmc.com, call 973-530-4155 ext. 700, visit website Spectrumcmc.com or Facebook link.

Unlocked Potential
Serving school age children and young adults (Ages 3-21). Provides quality community-based services for children and families affected by general mental health and/or developmental delays. Clinical Services, Specializing in developmental delays, Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), and Respite Services. All staff providing in-person services follow PPE protocols including conducting safety screenings, and using an agency provided face mask and hand sanitizer. Located at 331 Dorne Ave Middlesex NJ. Website: www.unlockedpotential.com, contact 732.339.3100

Special Needs Lawyers

Education Law Group Price, Meese, Shulman & D'Armino, P.C.
Attorney for children with special needs, Individual Education Plans ( IEP ), Section 504's, intervention, referral services, special needs trusts, guardianship, hearings, appeals, and more. Price Meese is working virtually using Zoom and are able to provide any and all legal services to clients in this manner. In person meetings may be arranged if necessary. Office located at 50 Tice Blvd, Suite 380, Woodcliff Lake NJ. Visit their website to learn about Price, Meese and their team of lawyers, 201.391.3737, email kedler@pricemeese.com

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