Summer Activities in Westchester County, NY
Do you need great summer activities for kids in Westchester County, NY? Use our guide to find kids classes, Westchester summer camps, summer programs, activities near Westchester County, and family excursions close by. Summer activities in Westchester are at your fingertips.
Guiding Eyes for the Blind Hosts Annual Guiding Eyes for the Blind Golf Classic with Eli Manning
Guiding Eyes for the Blind hosted spring tee-off for its annual Guiding Eyes for the Blind Golf Classic with New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning at Mulino's of Westchester in White Plains.
Autism Speaks Honors Mothers of Autism Community at Luncheon in NYC
Autism Speaks celebrated mothers of the autism community at a luncheon in New York City on Wednesday, May 1 with special guest Dee Ocleppo, the nonprofit's national board member, fashion designer, and former model.
Professor Pedals Teaches All Ages to Ride on Long Island
Professor Pedals, a father of two on Long Island, focuses on safety and cycling in his approach to teaching children to ride.
Ask the Expert: How Do I Know if My Child Should See Multiple Therapists?
If your child has special needs, a comprehensive approach to treatment that includes multiple therapists and other professionals will likely lead to more effective treatment and a faster recovery. Here, a psychologist with more than 20 years experience explains how to know when a comprehensive approach is right for your child as well as the benefits and challenges of this type of treatment.
Chapel Haven Wins National Award for Autism Program
Chapel Haven, a nonprofit program in New Haven, CT, that helps adults on the autism spectrum to lead independent lives, received an award from Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism that includes a $5,000 grant.
Cleary School for the Deaf Introduced Transition Program for Students
The Cleary School for the Deaf started the school year by introducing a new transitional program to prepare students for life after graduation, including writing a resume and applying for a job. The school also appointed a new lead teacher for its Autism Resource Room, which helps deaf students who are on the autism spectrum.
Homegrown Heroes: The Gift of Friendship
The Circle of Friends promotes inclusion and friendship for kids and teens with special needs among their peers with several programs, including a weekly Home With Friends program or a Sunday Teen Program.
Helping Is Healing
A mom raising a child with special needs with her family in New York City is empowered in her own situation as she helps other families through trying and challenging times with their own children with special needs.
How Will The Affordable Care Act Affect People with Disabilities?
With the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare," implemented under President Barack Obama, here is how these changes to the nation's health care plan will affect families and people with special needs and disabilities.