Welcome to our Garden City SEPTA Family Resource List.

If you have any doctors, practitioners, therapists or specialists that you wish to recommend, please pass on the information. GC SEPTA will add them to the list below. Please note, GC SEPTA DOES NOT ENDORSE any of the individuals or organizations on this list. The purpose of this master list is to provide our families with an easier way to help find support and/or resources for their child through the friendly suggestions of our community. Thank you!

Pediatric Dentists


Advantage Care Heath Center (on AHRC Nassau Campus) 189 Wheatley Road Brookville, NY 11545 (516) 686-4400 www.advantagecaredtc.org


That Broadway Smile Dr. Mary Ellen Nesnay 800 N. Broadway Massapequa, NY 11758 (516) 753-5437 www.thatbroadwaysmile.com


Happy KiDDS 800 Community Drive, Suite 200 Manhasset, NY 11030 (516) 869-9500 www.happykiddsdental.com

Dr. Elizabeth Kitsos, Pediatric Dentistry, Garden City Medical Center, 520 Franklin Ave #121 (516) 280-9320

Maccaro Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry 99 Hillside Avenue Williston Park, NY 11596 (516) 742-9050 www.maccarosmiles.com


Winthrop-University Hospital 259 First Street Mineola NY 11501 516-663-0333 Winthrop-University Hospital's Center for Family Dental Medicine on Long Island, NY offers a full-service, state-of-the-art dental facility developed to serve the community's patients and their diverse dental needs.


Pediatric Neurologists


Dr. Vijaya L. Atluru 173 Mineola Blvd #101 Mineola, NY 11501 (516) 663-9494


Dr. Marcia Bergtraum 2001 Marcus Avenue, Suite 218 North New Hyde Park, New York 11040 (516) 488-2323


Dr. Avy Ronay Cohen's Children's Northwell Health Physician Partners Pediatric Neurology 2001 Marcus Avenue, Suite W290 Lake Success, NY 11042 (516) 465-5255


Dr. Ingrid Taff 1010 Northern Blvd. Ste. 130 Great Neck, NY 11021 (516) 829-5555


Pediatric Ophthalmologist


Dr. James Doyle  119 N Park Ave # 208 Rockville Centre, NY 11570 (516) 764-2972


Developmental Pediatrician


Dr. Ruee Huang, MD Schneider Children's Hospital 1983 Marcus Ave Ste 130 New Hyde Park, NY 11042 (516) 802-6100




Dr. Gregory Martocci 520 Franklin Ave. Garden City, NY 11530 (516) 248-5107


Village Pediatrics, 1000 Franklin Ave #100, Garden City, NY 11530 (516) 248-8334


Park Pediatrics, 271 Jericho Turnpike, Floral Park, NY 11001 (516) 354-7575



Dr. Kim Gilbert NYS Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Certified School Psychologist 520 Franklin Avenue, Suite 122 Garden City, NY 11530 (646) 648-2085 www.drkimgilbert.com


Long Island Mind and Body (for social worker, psychologist, psychiatrists for students and/or parents) 520 Franklin Avenue Garden City, NY 11530 (516) 747-1470 www.limindbody.com


Pediatric Neuropsychology Associates of Long Island http://www.lipediatricneuropsychology.com/about.html

Therapists & Behavior Skills


Feeding Therapy Long Island Speech Therapy (516) 216-1791


Music Therapist Jamie Sacca downstatemts@gmail.com


Occupational Therapist Steven Seidman, OTR/L 516-384-6835 stevenseidman@optonline.net


Occupational Therapist focusing on Sensory Integration Stephanie Welson Roslyn (516) 487-6412


Mile Zero Consultation Social Skills, Behavior Skills, Study Skills, BCBA Supervision, Continuing Education 560 Main Street, Suite 2D, Islip, NY 11751 (631) 650-3926 www.milezeroconsultation.com


New Horizon Counseling Center Empowering Individuals & Strengthening Communities 108-19 Rockaway Blvd., Ozone Park, NY 11420 718-845-2620 www.nhcc.us


Pediatric Physical Therapist Lisa Coors 226 Seventh St. Suite 101 Garden City, NY (516) 747-1520


Social skills class at Kid Esteem Lindenhurst (631) 226-3066


Wavelenghts Psychology PC 1044 Franklin Avenue, Suite 215 Garden City, NY 11530 1-855-LUV-ADHD 588-2343 www.wavelengthspsychologypc.com



Legal Advice / Advocacy / Support


Danielle Brooks, Special Kids Advocates Agency
DanniBAdvocate@gmail.com 516-924-2720

Barbara Cooper, Advocate Resources For Kids Success, LLC bcooper28@gmail.com 516-380-5727


The Long Island Advocacy Center Herricks Comunity Center 999 Herricks Road New Hyde Park, NY 11040 (516) 248-2222 www.theliac.org


Saundra Gumerove, Attorney 42 MarianLane Jericho, NY 11753 (516) 822-3397


Ed Nitkewicz, Attorney 100 Herricks Rd. Mineola, NY (516) 741-5252


Colleen Parker, Attorney 1225 Franklin Avenue, Suite 325, Garden City NY (516) 252-1731 Colleen@colleenparkerlaw.com www.colleenparkerlaw.com


The Russo Law Group, P.C.A 100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd. Suite 102 Garden City, NY 11530 800-680-1717


Theresa DeMarco - IEP Coach. Learn how to confidently communicate your child’s abilities and unique needs when meeting with your IEP Team.


Martha Yasso, MBA Freelance Bookkeeper 516-297-7025 mjyasso@gmail.com



Marilyn Bird (licensed cosmetologist, currently working on masters in Special Education and Autism Spectrum Disorders, trained in behavioral techniques, along with sensory integration). Home based, sensory friendly haircuts to schedule an appointment contact 516-406-1315 or by email: marilynbird@mail.adelphi.edu


Family Center for Autism Haircut Salon - This service provides a safe, autism-friendly environment for individuals on the Spectrum to get their hair cut by specially-trained stylists.  To schedule an appointment, call 516-355-9400.


Speech-language Pathologist and Audiologist

Dr. Donna Geffner, dually certified and licensed speech-language pathologist and audiologist. Offering diagnostic testing and treatment for individuals with a wide range of speech, language and hearing disorders.

Autism Friendly Orlando Vacation Homes https://autismfriendly.myvillakey.com/

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