Summer Camps/ Educational Programs
P.O. Box 36B
Woodstock, NY 12498
56 Bruceville Road
High Falls, NY 12440
Our recreation program is specifically designed for children and teenagers with learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD and neurological impairments. Campers participate in a variety of daily activities which are much like those offered at a camp for the non-disabled. Counselors use the recreational activities as a means of remediation for attention, memory, and perceptual disabilities. The learning and organizational strategies being taught at home and in school are reinforced in a fun and relaxing environment.
133 East 58th Street
New York, NY 10022
Founded in 1922, Ramapo for Children is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit organization serving special needs and at-risk children from early children through adolescence. Ramapo’s mission is to serve children with a wide range of emotional, behavioral and learning problems in a dynamic and stimulating learning environment, providing educational and recreational experiences that promote social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth.
The Child School/ Legacy High School
587 Main Street
Roosevelt Island, NY 10044
The Child School was established in 1973 to enable children with learning disabilities to achieve their maximum intellectual and emotional development.
Although of average or above-average intelligence, all our students have disabilities that manifest themselves as disorders in thinking, listening, speaking, reading or spelling, or exhibit perceptual handicaps, minimal brain dysfunction, developmental aphasia & various other syndromes.
The School fulfills a vital function in the New York City Public School System by serving children whose needs cannot be met elsewhere. The Child School is chartered by the Board of Regents of the State of New York and classified as an approved non-public day school, whose students may qualify for 100 percent tuition payment by New York State.
The Gow School
South Wales, NY 14139
The Gow School is the nation's oldest boarding school for dyslexic boys in grades 7-12. The School was founded in 1926 and is located in the rural town of South Wales, New York. Gow's college preparatory curriculum is presented in small classes through a multi-sensory format within a technology rich environment. The 4:1 student faculty ratio allows focus on the remediation of dyslexia and language-based learning disabilities (reading, written expression and central auditory processing) through a phonics based program called Reconstructive Language.
The Kildonan School
425 Morse Hill Road
Amenia, NY 12501
The mission of The Kildonan School is to empower students with dyslexia to reach their academic potential and to equip them for future success. Our threefold mission remains consistent. We strive to remediate skills in reading, writing, and spelling, to provide intellectually stimulating subject matter courses in mathematics, literature, science, and social studies, and to foster confidence.
The Lorge School
353 West 17th St.
New York, New York 10011
The Lorge School is a special education program which serves the needs of emotionally disturbed and learning disabled students. Founded in 1961 by a group of parents who were advocating for the special needs of their children, the school has become a place where the staff provides a warm, nurturing environment. The focus is on the strengths and talents of each student. The goal is to concentrate on each student's unique learning style and to individualize the program in order to optimize learning and emphasize potential for academic, social and emotional growth.
5142 Route 22
Amenia, NY 12501
Maplebrook School is a coeducational boarding and day school for students with learning differences and/or attention deficit disorder (ADD). Founded in 1945 by parents seeking better educational opportunities for their children, the school has grown to be one of the most prominent schools of its kind.
Maplebrook School – Summer Program
5142 Route 22
Amenia, NY 12501
Maplebrook's summer program features a healthy balance of academics, recreation, and cultural enrichment. Academic instruction is given in the morning hours of each weekday through small classes and individual tutorials. Preparation for the Regents Competency Tests (RCT), and maintenance of current skill levels in classes such as English, reading, and mathematics are emphasized. Afternoon hours are filled with culturally enriching classes in drama, dance, music and art. Evenings are devoted to a wide variety of activities, such as cycling, horseback riding and swimming. The faculty and staff remain for the summer session and live on campus to secure the family like atmosphere. Maplebrook enrolls 50 to 55 students during the summer session. Boarding is available throughout the six weeks that the School is in session.
The Norman Howard School
275 Pinnacle Road
Rochester Road, NY 14623
The Norman Howard School (NHS) fosters the academic growth of students with learning disabilities while promoting their development as respectful, responsible, resilient citizens. The school advances the understanding of learning disabilities and serves as a resource for the community.
The Parkside School
48 West 74th Street
New York, NY 10023
The Parkside School is a New York State chartered, not-for-profit institution. We offer a full-year program designed to meet the special needs of five to ten year old children with language-based learning difficulties.
Stephen Gaynor School
22 West 74th Street
New York, NY 10023
The guiding principle of the Stephen Gaynor School is to provide a nurturing environment in which students can acquire the skills they need to achieve success in their educational pursuits. Our program is designed to meet the needs of children with learning differences. Selection of Stephen Gaynor students is limited to children of average or above average intellectual functioning who have difficulties with reading, writing, language, or math skills. Successful instruction is based on an understanding of each child’s individual learning style.
Summit Camp & Travel
18 East 41st Street
New York, NY 10017
Toll Free: 800-323-9908
Summit Camp is in its 4th decade serving special needs boys and girls ages 8 to 17. Although our children come to us with any number of diagnoses they all share in their difficulty making and maintaining age appropriate peer relationships Clinical diagnoses may include: Verbal or Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities, A.D.D./A.D.H.D., Asperger's Syndrome, mild Pervasive Developmental Delays, Tourettes Syndrome, O.C.D. and mild Mood Disorders.
Our children may have experienced academic, emotional and social frustration attempting to achieve within a traditional school setting. Although the child's intellectual potential may reside at, or even far above, the average (the majority of our campers are in mainstream educational settings), the child's academic performance may be below expected levels or highly erratic because of inattention, disorganization, distractibility and/or social immaturity. The child's experience in a traditional classroom setting may have been both frustrating and emotionally damaging.
White Plains, NY 10605-5398
Phone: 914-949-6968 ext 2225
Windward is a co-educational, independent day school for learning disabled students,
grades 1 through 9. The Windward program includes a specialized language inclusive
curriculum, small classes and highly trained teachers who are accomplished at building
and strengthening academic skills and creating a warm, supportive environment that
fosters self reliance and confidence.
Winston Preparatory School
4 West 76th Street
New York, NY 10023
Winston Prep is a middle and upper school for boys and girls with learning differences
such as dyslexia, nonverbal learning disabilities, and attention deficit problems. At the
heart of Winston Preparatory School program is the belief that all students acquire
knowledge differently. Winston’s goal is to determine how each youngster enrolled at
the school will learn best and to develop specially tailored curricula to help them
Winston Preparatory School – Summer Education
126 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 646-638-2705 ext. 655
Summer Enrichment Education for the individual student. A unique opportunity to
participate in an individually designed academic program aimed to develop: language,
reading comprehension, decoding, encoding, writing, math, organization, and study
skills. For students grades 5 through 12.