Don’t delay. Get the support your child needs. We are Parents and Professionals of children with different abilities.
Need assistance in seeking an appropriate placement, compensatory hours of services or Homeschooling your child? Contact us today so we can assist you of a personalized individual plan, a preferred educational program and the services your child is entitled to.
As a parent, you C.A.R.E. about your child's best education, you Advocate whether he/she may have special needs, you Recognize your child’s differences and Exemplify the supports and knowledge needed until they’re old enough to speak up for themselves. You know your child's strengths, challenges and skills better than anyone else and you can help identify and impel for the resources and services your child needs to succeed. Our Advocates can assist you in securing education services, homeschooling curriculum and advise you on the status of your child’s case and also about the expected outcome based upon an analysis of the facts and the law. However, you the parent remain the ultimate decision maker with regard to your child’s educational planning.
Do you know most children are misdiagnosed every year who need the support of an Advocate or Specialist in their corner to assist them with navigating the educational system. Children with Learning Disabilities are no exception. Over 2 million students in our public schools have IEPs for LD. This is by far the largest disability category covered under special education law. More than one-third (38 percent) of all students with IEPs are classified as having LD.
Most people are unaware that there are 7 types of Learning Disabilities:
Children with special needs are usually entitled to receive auxiliary services or accommodations through the public schools. Whether they may need additional time on test, questions read aloud to, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Assistive Technology to enhance their writing abilities, we at NYAdvocates4Kids are here for you. Federal law mandates that every child receive a free and appropriate education in the least restrictive environment possible. Children with special needs are entitled rights to services in school under federal and state laws.
Our job as Education Advocates are for the purpose/s of providing :
Your child will know that they have someone who believes in them and who is there for them by advocating for their educational needs.
Our staff have over 15 years experience in Special Education and facilitates with children who have IEP’s, 504 Plans, Gifted or Homeschooled requesting additional Special Education Teacher Support Services (SETSS) or Related Services, whose obligations are not adequately met through the Department of Education.
If you have a child with Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADD or ADHD, LD, etc, you’ve come to the right place with our informative and extensive team to help. We will provide educational support in assisting parents in meeting the requisites of their child/children education and enhancing parents' role as the primary influence.
The Parent Member is a Certified member of the State that supports a parent of a child with a disability at their IEP meeting. Specializing in procedures and regulations for CPSE (Committee on Pre School Special Education) and CSE (Committee on Special Education) services as well as how to promote the parent's understanding and participation.
Did your child struggle during COVID-19 with virtual online learning or decline of mandated services? We will advocate for the services they need and insist for Compensatory hours during this unprecedented time. Contact us now so we can help.
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NY Advocates 4 Kids will continue to take precautions concerning the health of our staff and clients. We are screening for COVID-19 before all in person appointments.
While we strive to accommodate you in person , we are continually checking emails , voicemails and conducting Live Zoom meetings on a daily basis to satisfy your preferred needs. We will respond in a timely manner to answer your questions and concerns. Thank You for your continued support and understanding.
We love our clients, so feel free to visit during normal business hours for a free consultation. We also provide live online video chat if you’d prefer during this time. NY Advocates 4 Kids serves all of NYC and Lower Westchester County.
641 Lexington Ave, 13th Fl, New York NY 10022
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