Family Resources

Reece recognizes that there are a number of families in need in our community. It can be difficult to know where to turn when you need help. That is why we have developed a list of community resources to support students, parents and families in our community.

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COVID Testing Info and Sites for Fall 2020

Overview of tests, procedures and locations: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-testing

Free rapid tests (appointment required): https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-rapid-testing.page

Priority testing for DOE students and staff (walk-in only): https://www1.nyc.gov/site/coronavirus/get-tested/doe-employee-testing.page

 

Updated Social Stories for Fall 2020

Here are some updated resources you can download to help with the transition back to school during COVID-19!

Reece Back to School:

PDF: Purple Reece Back to School Social Story
PDF: Blue/Green/Yellow Reece Back to School Social Story
PDF: Red/Orange Reece Back to School Social Story

COVID Testing:

PDF: Getting Tested for COVID-19 Social Story

 

Safety in School and the Community Week Fall 2020

Safety Week Downloads

PDF: Safety Week for Orange and Red
PDF: Safety Week for Purple, Turquoise, and Yellow

 

COVID Resources For Students and Families Fall 2020

Here you will find a list of resources you can download to help with the transition back to school during COVID-19.

First steps and getting prepared:

Powerpoint: Preparing your child for the new school year during COVID
PDF: September 2020 Back to School Steps Calendar

Resources for adjusting to wearing a mask:

PDF: Wearing My Mask at School
PDF: Reece OT Department’s Mask Preparation Tips

 

Fall 2020 Re-Opening Guidance (7/30)

For resources on the Reece School reopening this fall including informational pdf booklet and FAQ please visit: www.reeceschool.org/Reece-School-Reopening-Guide.

 

Parent Resources Update (5/27)

The New York City Department of Education is committed to making three free meals available daily for any New Yorker. Any New Yorker who wants one can get three free meals a day at more than 400 Meal Hubs across the city.

  • Meals can be picked up at all Meal Hubs 7:30 am to 1:30 pm, Monday through Friday
  • Meals Hubs will operate for children and families from 7:30 am to 11:30 am, and for adults from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
    • No one will be turned away at any time
    • All adults and children can pick up three meals at one time
    • Vegetarian and halal options available at all sites
  • No dining space is available, so meals must be eaten off premises
  • Parents and guardians may pick up meals for their children
  • No registration or ID required

Use our Meal Hub lookup tool to find a location near you!   https://www.schools.nyc.gov/freemeals

 

Also, during the COVID-19 public health crisis, NYC id taking steps to make sure every New Yorker has access to food they need. Please go to:

https://dsny.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=35901167a9d84fb0a2e0672d344f176f

 

It’s still not too late, families that want to request a device should fill out the Remote Learning Device Request form, below.

Remember, there is no deadline for this request, please fill out the form today to get a device for your child. Please click on the link below.

https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learn-at-home/ipad-distribution

 

COVID -19 updates: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home
Information regarding face covering please go to: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/coronavirus/resources/facecoverings.page
NY State Education support system: http://www.nysed.gov/postsecondary-services/covid-19-resources-families-and-communities
Supporting families during COVID-19: https://childmind.org/coping-during-covid-19-resources-for-parents/
Free COVID 19 testing and Antibody testing: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-testing

 

The Mexican Coalition – Coalition Mexicana – received a grant to hire navigators to help people (including those who are under documented) get access to whatever benefits are available to them in NYC.  They are also connecting families to NYU and Columbia students who are offering tutoring assistance.

Contact: jguzman@coalicionmexicana.org for more info or make referrals at info@coalicionmexicana.org

 

Western Queens is providing teletherapy services at this time with no waitlist. They provide free services so no need for insurance. It is short-term therapy, so families are seen for no more than 3 months. Here is the contact information: Western Queens Prevention Services http://mhpwq.org/

 

Download a PDF copy of this week’s Remote Learning Flyer: Resources, Updates & Information 5-27

 

Parent Resources Document (5/20)

The New York City Department of Education is committed to making three free meals available daily for any New Yorker. Any New Yorker who wants one can get three free meals a day at more than 400 Meal Hubs across the city.

  • Meals can be picked up at all Meal Hubs 7:30 am to 1:30 pm, Monday through Friday
  • Meals Hubs will operate for children and families from 7:30 am to 11:30 am, and for adults from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
    • No one will be turned away at any time
    • All adults and children can pick up three meals at one time
    • Vegetarian and halal options available at all sites
  • No dining space is available, so meals must be eaten off premises
  • Parents and guardians may pick up meals for their children
  • No registration or ID required

Use our Meal Hub lookup tool to find a location near you!   https://www.schools.nyc.gov/freemeals

 

Also, during the COVID-19 public health crisis, NYC id taking steps to make sure every New Yorker has access to food they need.  Please go to:

https://dsny.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=35901167a9d84fb0a2e0672d344f176f

 

It’s still not too late, families that want to request a device should fill out the Remote Learning Device Request form, below.

Remember, there is no deadline for this request, please fill out the form today to get a device for your child. Please click on the link below.

https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learn-at-home/ipad-distribution

 

COVID -19 updates: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home
Information regarding face covering please go to: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/coronavirus/resources/facecoverings.page
NY State Education support system: http://www.nysed.gov/postsecondary-services/covid-19-resources-families-and-communities
Supporting families during COVID-19: https://childmind.org/coping-during-covid-19-resources-for-parents/
Free COVID 19 testing and Antibody testing: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-testing

 

REMINDER:  SO Fun Friday is every Friday from 2:00 – 2:30pm until June 26th, if you (family included!) would like to join!  Registration closes 10 minutes before the class.  Below is the link to register.  Where it says student name, just put in your own.  Materials and Zoom link will be emailed every Tuesday before each class.

Registration Link: https://www.sofuncity.com/reeceonline

 

Download a PDF copy of this week’s Remote Learning Flyer: Resources, Updates and Information

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Online Resources

National Museum of African American History and Culture: Being Antiracist (All Ages)
USA Today: George Floyd. Ahmaud Arbery. Breonna Taylor. What do we tell our children? (All Ages)
Today’s Parent: How to Talk to Kids about Racism- An age-by-age guide  (All Ages)
American Psychological Association: Talking to Kids About Discrimination  (All Ages)
University of Pennsylvannia – Talking to Children After Racial Incidents  (All Ages)
NPR: Having ‘The Talk’: Expert Guidance On Preparing Kids For Police Interactions  (All Ages)
Embrace Race Podcast: Supporting Kids Of Color In the Wake Of Racialized Violence  (All Ages)
“New York Times: Talking to Kids About Racial Violence”  (All Ages)
Yes! Magazine: 7 Reminders for White Parents Talking to Their Kids About Police Killing Black People  (All Ages)
ADL: Anti-Bias Tools and Strategies  (All Ages)
Children’s Community School: They’re Not Too Young to Talk About Race | Infographic  (All Ages)
Child Mind: Talking to Kids about Race and Violence in America  (All Ages)
Center for Racial Justice in Education: Resources for Talking about Race, Racism, and Racialized Violence with Kids  (All Ages)
Everyday Feminism: 6 Things White Parents Can Do to Raise Racially Conscious Children  (All Ages)
Aha! Parenting: Talking With Children About Racism, Police Brutality and Protests  (All Ages)
National Association of Independent Schools: What White Children Need to Know About Race  (All Ages)
Pretty Good Design: Are Kids Too Young to Talk About Race? | Infographic  (All Ages)
Children’s Literature Suggestions from ADL  (Younger Children)
Here We Read: The 2018 Ultimate List of Diverse Children’s Books  (Younger Children)
Embrace Race: 31 Children’s Books to Support Conversations on Race, Racism and Resistance  (Younger Children)
Momentous Institute: Talking to Teens about Race  (Teens)
Parent and Teen: Talking about Race with Teens  (Teens)
Vice: Self-Care Tips for Black People Who Are Struggling With This Very Painful Week  (Adults)

 

Books to Start the Conversation

► Ellie Marches On – Click to Purchase
► Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You by Sonia Sotomayor – Click to Purchase
► The Day You Begin – Click to Purchase
► Same, Same But Different – Click to Purchase
► Lila and the Crow – Click to Purchase
► All Families Invited – Click to Purchase
► The Wall: A Timeless Tale (Happy Fox Books) A Children’s Picture Book About the Benefits of Diversity, How We Thrive When We Work Together, and the Damage That Can Be Done by Barriers Between Us – Click to Purchase
► The Big Umbrella – Click to Purchase
► I’m Mixed! – Click to Purchase
► What Makes Us Unique?: Our First Talk About Diversity – Click to Purchase
► Chocolate Me! by Taye Diggs – Click to Purchase
► Equality’s Call: The Story of Voting Rights in America – Click to Purchase
► The Other Side – Click to Purchase

 

Read Alouds

Let’s Talk About Race
The Colors of Us
I Love the Skin I’m In!
A Kids Book About Racism
Sesame Street: Whoopi’s Skin and Elmo’s Fur
Same Same, but Different
Sesame Street: We’re Different, We’re the Same
All Are Welcome
The Day you Begin
Breaking News

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Academic Resources

 

A Year of Many Firsts

Classroom Freebies

Engage NY

Fun Brain

Fun in First

Internet 4 Classrooms

Math Playground

Multiplication.com

Primary Games

Reading Foundation

Reading Rockets

Really Good Stuff

Room Recess

Soft Schools

 

ADHD

 

NASP: ADHD A Primer for Parents and Educators

What parents should know about ADHD

 

Behavior

 

The Association for Positive Behavior Support

Crisis Prevention Institute

Dr. Ross Greene Collaborative Problem Solving

Interventioncentral.org

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

 

Bullying

 

Pacer’s Kids Against Bullying

StopBullying.gov

Stop Bullying Now

How to Deal With Bullies: A Guide for Parents

What Is Cyberbullying? Everything Parents Need to Know About Bullying Online

 

Development/Puberty

 

Healthychildren.org

Kidshealth.org

PBSkids.org

Scholastic.com

Sexuality and Puberty Resources

Talking to Kids about Sex and Sexuality Reference

Hablar Con los Niños Sobre Sexo y Sexualidad Referencia Rápida

 

Grief/Disaster/Trauma

 

Coalition to Support Grieving Students

The Dougy Center (National Center for Grieving Children & Families)

Help Kids Feel Safe

Helping Children With Frightening News

Helping Kids Cope with Traumatic Events

How to Talk to Kids About Tragic Events

National Alliance for Grieving Children

NCTSN

The Shared Grief Project

What’s Your Grief?

 

Nutrition

 

Kids Health

Nutrition Detectives

Super Kids Nutrition

 

Safety (including Internet)

 

Common Sense Media

Educate Empower Kids Internet Safety PDF

First Aid and Safety

Internet Safety

Netsmartz – General Internet Safety

Potentially Harmful Apps

Safe Chat Rooms and Social Sites for Kids

 

Social Skills

 

Do2Learn

Jill Kuzma SLP Social and Emotional Webpage

Social Skills Central

Social Thinking

 

 

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*Please note:
This list of individual agencies/providers is provided as an information resource for your convenience. The Reece School does not recommend or endorse any of the individual agencies provided here. Reece will not be held liable or responsible for any services provided by them. Reece highly recommends that you conduct your own research and investigation. Use reasonable care before selecting any of these individuals/agencies for services.

 

Evaluations

AHRC
212-780-4491

YAI
212-273-6182

Child Mind Institute
445 Park Ave
212-308-3118

NYU Child Study Center
660 1st Ave
212-263-6246

PALS (Pediatric Assessment and Learning Support)
Dr. David Salsberg
212-481-1664
office@nypals.com

 

Mental Health/Behavior Support Services

Child Mind Institute
445 Park Ave
212-308-3118

NYU Child Study Center
660 1st Ave
212-263-6246

JBFCS
135 W 50th st.
212-582-9100

Kurtz Psychology Group
Dr. Steven Kurtz
57 W. 57th St.
212-658-0110 ext.122

Anne Colantuoni, Ph.D.
Early Childhood, Development Delays, Parent Guidance
140 West 87th Street, Suite 1A
917-734-3460
AnneColantuoni@yahoo.com

Jillian Miller, PhD
140 West 97th Street
917-903-7058
Jillianmillerphd@gmail.com

Bonnie Goldblatt, Psy.D.
111 East 80th Street – 1D
212-249-0860
drbgoldblatt@gmail.com

Jane Davidson, Psy.D.
740 West End Avenue #5 (West End Bet. 96 & 97th) – Equipped for young children
19 West 34th Street PH (Bet. 5th and 6th Ave.) – Not equipped for young children
917-991-4065
janedavidsonpsyd@gmail.com

Ellen Ferber
Early Childhood/Play Therapy, Parent and Child Therapy, Parent Infant Dyadic Therapy, Adults
125 Riverside Drive, #1D

Robin K, Donath, LMSW
111 East 80th Street
917-584-6209
Robin.l.donath@gmail.com

Lisa Dubinsky, Psy.D.
48 West 21st Street, Suite 301
646-336-6804

Jackie Gothold, Psy.D
330 West 58th Street
212-956-1372

Skye Haberman, Psy.D
Board of Education RSA (related services authorization)
915 West End Avenue, 5F
917-583-5661

Maxine Haft, Ph.D.
15A Sheridan Square
212-727-0730

Leah Kafenbaum Leicht, Psy.D
Offices in Brooklyn and Riverdale
718-635-1525
drleahleicht@gmail.com

Ruth Kreitzman, LCSW
Loss and bereavement specialist
27 West 86th Street, Suite C
212-947-0711
917-821-2955

Ann Wimpfheimer, CSW, Psy.D
865 West End Avenue
212-666-5311

Mimi Ziegellaub, Ph.D.
525 West End Avenue
NYC 10024
212-580-5144

Talia Hatzor, Ph.D.
Psychologist and Psychoanalyst
666 West End Avenue, Suite 1A
212-769-2689
thatzor@gmail.com

Bob Bartlett, Ph.D
127 West 79th Street, Suite 1N
212-595-8722

Iris Heiner, Ph.D
Treats children from age 10
Parent guidance groups and seminars (all ages)
159 West 82nd Street, Suite 1C
212-712-0630

Barbara Kenner, Ph.D
Does not take insurance
Does not test children younger than 4
Does not see children for treatment
39 East 78th Street, Suite 501
212-327-4979

Tammy Kaminer, Ph.D
740 West End Avenue
212-222-3780
tkaminer@aol.com

Alison Meyer, Ph.D
140 West 86th street
212-580-3022
ameyerphd@gmail.com

Gabrielle Shatan, Ph.D.
200 West 90th Street, Suite 1F
212-665-4454
GRShatan@gmail.com

Rebecca “Beccy” J. Yun, Ph.D.
180 East 79th Street, Suite 1C
817 Broadway, 9th Floor
Rebecca.yun.phd@gmail.com

Clare Cosentino, Ph.D.
15 W. 12th St.
(212) 627-0078

Kimberly Spanjol, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LMHC
300 W 145th St

Gail Hashimoto, Psy.D
30 E 76th St, Fl 6
212-426-9236

Millie Sanchez Nester, LMSW
841 Broadway
917-903-7231

Rebecca Rialon Berry, Ph.D
NYU Child Study Center
1 Park Avenue, 7th Floor
646-754-4927

 

Group Treatment for Children/Social Skills Groups

Play for Success Psychological Associates
Dr. Tara E. Liberman and Dr. Allison B. Taylor
740 West End Avenue, Suite 1
212-866-2601
tara.liberman@comcast.net
allibtaylor@yahoo.com

Social City
Tara Ferrara, M.S., CCC-SLP
516-286-4829
Alexandra Spira, M.A., CCC-SLP
201-394-7439
socialcity@socialcitynyc.com

Manhattan Psychology Group
Multiple Locations
646-450-6210

 

Resources for Siblings with Special Needs

Sipshops Through AHRC

Jcc Sibfun Program
Contact Rachel Shuman: rshuman@jccmanhattan.org

 

ABA Providers

Joshua Rosenthal, PsyD
Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychologist
Manhattan Psychology Group, President
Big Apple Day Program, Founder
Electronic Daily Report Card, Creator
107 West 82nd St, Suites 106 & 107
1160 5th Ave, Suite 104
New York, NY 10024 / 10029
Tel: 646-450-6210 | Fax: 212-500-0007
JR@ManhattanPsychologyGroup.com
*Adjunct Clinical CBT Supervisor, Ferkauf Graduate School
*Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Peri Seshens, PsyD, BCBA, LBA
Executive Director
Bridge Kids
18 West 27th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10001
(o) 212-683-3400
(c) 516-526-5658
peri@bridgekidsny.com
www.bridgekidsny.com

Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., ABPP
Helping Hands Children’s Services
‭(631) 659-3337‬
www.helpinghandschildren.com

This list is not intended to be complete. If you know of other resources that should be added to the list, please contact the Coordinator of Clinical Services, Erica Corvin at 212-289-4872 x 213.