ERIC Number: ED430341
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Information and Advocacy: A Directory of Resources for New York City Children with Special Needs and Their Families.
Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc., New York, NY.
This directory is a guide to 500 programs and services for children with special needs in New York City. Programs are listed alphabetically. When possible, each entry includes the following information: program name, address, contact information (phone, fax, e-mail), and a description which includes (when available and appropriate) the following services: class legal representation, direct services, individual advocacy/group advocacy, individual legal representation, information and retrieval, legislative advocacy, policy/research, and public awareness. Also included is information on the program's affiliation, boroughs served, ethnic/cultural focus, languages spoken, ages, fees, office hours and intake hours, organizational focus, population served, wheelchair accessibility, and available publications. Two indexes include an alphabetical index and a combined subject and special needs index. (DB)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Children, Community Programs, Community Services, Disabilities, Family Programs, Human Services, Individual Needs, Information Sources, Special Needs Students
Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc., 200 Park Avenue South, Suite 816, New York, New York 10003-1503; Tel: 212-677-4650; Fax: 212-254-4070; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ($20).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council.; New York Community Trust, NY.
Authoring Institution: Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc., New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)