Where can I get a list of private special education schools?
There is a list of approved private special schools available from the New York State Education Department.
State Education Department, Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities, Albany, NY 12234 and request a copy of New York State’s List of Approved Private Schools, Special Act School Districts, State-Operated Schools and State Supported Schools for Students with Disabilities (Ages 5-21).
Nassau/Suffolk Law Services
Social Security, Child Support, Mental Health
1 Helen Keller Way, 5th Floor
Hempstead, NY 1150
Long Island Advocacy Center
staff at two locations to assist families.
New Hyde Park Office (516) 248-2222
Hauppauge Office (631) 234-0467
Parent to Parent
Providing emotional support and information to families
of individuals with special needs in New York State
Contact the Long Island Office at:
Parent to Parent of NYS
45 Mall Drive
Commack, NY 11725
Regional Coordinator and Educational Advocate:
Colleen Kunkel – [email protected]
Local Coordinator, Nassau County:
Rosemary Randazzo – [email protected]
Local Coordinator, Suffolk County:
Barbara Squillacioti – [email protected]