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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Academic Resources


A Year of Many Firsts

Classroom Freebies

Engage NY

Fun Brain

Fun in First

Internet 4 Classrooms

Math Playground

Primary Games

Reading Foundation

Reading Rockets

Really Good Stuff

Room Recess

Soft Schools




NASP: ADHD A Primer for Parents and Educators

What parents should know about ADHD




The Association for Positive Behavior Support

Crisis Prevention Institute

Dr. Ross Greene Collaborative Problem Solving

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports




Pacer’s Kids Against Bullying

Stop Bullying Now






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


The Shared Grief Project

What’s Your Grief?




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



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.





Child Mind Institute
445 Park Ave

NYU Child Study Center
660 1st Ave

PALS (Pediatric Assessment and Learning Support)
Dr. David Salsberg


Mental Health/Behavior Support Services

Child Mind Institute
445 Park Ave

NYU Child Study Center
660 1st Ave

135 W 50th st.

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

Jillian Miller, PhD
140 West 97th Street

Bonnie Goldblatt, Psy.D.
111 East 80th Street – 1D

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

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

Lisa Dubinsky, Psy.D.
48 West 21st Street, Suite 301

Jackie Gothold, Psy.D
330 West 58th Street

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

Maxine Haft, Ph.D.
15A Sheridan Square

Leah Kafenbaum Leicht, Psy.D
Offices in Brooklyn and Riverdale

Ruth Kreitzman, LCSW
Loss and bereavement specialist
27 West 86th Street, Suite C

Ann Wimpfheimer, CSW, Psy.D
865 West End Avenue

Mimi Ziegellaub, Ph.D.
525 West End Avenue
NYC 10024

Talia Hatzor, Ph.D.
Psychologist and Psychoanalyst
666 West End Avenue, Suite 1A

Bob Bartlett, Ph.D
127 West 79th Street, Suite 1N

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

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

Tammy Kaminer, Ph.D
740 West End Avenue

Alison Meyer, Ph.D
140 West 86th street

Gabrielle Shatan, Ph.D.
200 West 90th Street, Suite 1F

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

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

Millie Sanchez Nester, LMSW
841 Broadway

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


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

Social City
Tara Ferrara, M.S., CCC-SLP
Alexandra Spira, M.A., CCC-SLP

Manhattan Psychology Group
Multiple Locations


Resources for Siblings with Special Needs

Sipshops Through AHRC

Jcc Sibfun Program
Contact Rachel Shuman:

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Anxiety and Fear

Don’t Think About Purple Elephants by Susanne Merritt
Sometimes Sophie worries — not during the day when she is busy with family and friends, but at night when everything is calm and quiet.

Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall
Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He’s finished his swimming lessons and passed his swim test, and he’s a great jumper, so he’s not scared at all.

The Dark by Lemony Snicket
Laszlo is afraid of the dark. The dark lives in the same house as Laszlo. Mostly, though, the dark stays in the basement and doesn’t come into Lazslo’s room. But one night, it does.

There Might Be Lobsters by Carolyn Crimi
Everybody loves a day at the beach—well, everybody except for Sukie the small dog, who is frightened of just about everything there.

Too Shy for Show-and-Tell by Beth Bracken
Sam is a quiet little boy who hates show-and-tell. Just thinking about it makes his stomach hurt. Sam must find a way to conquer his fear of show-and-tell.

Wilma Jean the Worry Machine by Julia Cooke
Wilma Jean is a little girl who worries about everything. She wakes up with worries in her head and what if’s about the day.



Anger Tree by John Cary
A poignant chapter book that tells the story of a neighborhood bully who is transformed by a strong, unyielding maple. The lessons the boy learns along the way will inspire thoughtful conversations about anger, self-worth and self-control.

Boomer Be Nice by Stacy Roberts
One Saturday morning, Boomer Bulldog bullies his friends at the neighborhood playground. When he finds himself sad and alone, he learns a valuable lesson about being nice to others. Follow Boomer and his friends in this story of bullying, the importance of being polite, and the power of forgiveness.

Bully By Patricia Polacco (Grades: 2-5)
Here’s a book that takes on cyberbullying and cliques. When students begin teasing classmates on Facebook, Lyla knows something needs to be done. This is a perfect read for our increasingly digitally-savvy students.

Chrysanthemum By Kevin Henkes (Grades: Preschool-3)
A popular picture book, Chrysanthemum is a story about teasing, self-esteem and acceptance. It has sold more than a million copies and was named a Notable Book for Children by the American Library Association.

Each Kindness By Jacqueline Woodson (Grades: Kindergarten-3)
This book has a powerful anti-bullying message and follows the story of Chloe, who won’t let the new girl, Maya, play with her and her friends. Eventually Maya stops coming to school and Chloe realizes that a small act of kindness–like giving Maya friendship–could have gone a long way.

Ella and the Mighties by by Jonna Samuelson, Michael Hernandez
Ella and the mighties, features a tiny dachshund puppy named Ella. Ella is a very small dog especially when compared to others in school. Ella faced a troubling time in school especially being made fun of by her classmates. Ella did not know how to cope with this problem, until one day she meets another dachshund puppy named Ralphy. Ralphy stood up for Ella and explained to the others of how serious bullying can be. Ralphy and his 2 best friends Raider the black lab and Sully the cat, also helped Ella through the tough time she was having.

Enemy Pie By Derek Munson (Grades: Preschool-7)
Readers will learn about the benefits of making new friends in this book. When Jeremy Ross tries to get rid of enemies, his dad comes to the rescue. The catch? The only way for Jeremy to succeed is to spend an entire day playing with the enemy. Soon, his best enemy turns into his best friend!

Hands are not for hitting by Martine Agassi
Children learn that violence is never okay, that they can manage their anger and other strong feelings, and that they’re capable of positive, loving actions—like playing, making music, learning, counting, helping, taking care, and much more.

The Bully Book By Eric Kahn Gale (Grades: 3-7)
This book pulls from actual events as the author loosely recounts what it was like when he was bullied in sixth grade. It incorporates both sides of bullying and addresses this ongoing issue in the lives of middle-schoolers.

The Hundred Dresses By Eleanor Estes (Grades: 1-4)
The Hundred Dresses won a Newbery Honor in 1945 and has never been out of print since. It addresses a classmate who is ridiculed by bullies for wearing the same dress to school every day, while other students stand by and do nothing to help.

The Invisible Boy By Trudy Ludwig (Grades: 1-4)
This book sensitively addresses the needs of quieter children and reminds readers how small acts of kindness can help other children to feel included.



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Overcoming Obstacles






Taking Risks


Telling the Truth

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.