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RI

Statewide

Organization Name: Rhode Island Hospital
Address: 335 Prairie Ave
RI
Phone: 401-444-5685
Fax: 401-444-6115
Eligibility: Accept all insurance plans; some may require prior authorization which will be obtained by the CNDC. • children birth to 21 years with medical and behavioral concerns; • children with an evolving condition and need for services and supports; • families with questions regarding appropriate services and treatment options Fax Referral to the CNDC to ACT Clinic for assessment. (444-6115). Questions- call the CNDC Physician Line: 444-5071
Services Provided: CNDC ACT Clinic Assessment, Clinical Triage and Treatment
Clinical Psychologists provide assessment and follow-up
• assessment of the child and family.
• identifies needs and concerns of the child/family
• review of past and current services/assessments performed by schools, therapists, and other direct service providers
• development of a written plan of care for the child with family participation
• recommendations for and referrals to community services
• communication with the Primary Care Physician

Recommendations for service may include further evaluation at the CNDC, and/or referrals to clinicians/programs outside of our center. Referrals for psychological intervention at the CNDC focus on the support of the child and family with medical and behavioral needs.
As is appropriate, families will be given the option to join our CEDAR program for ongoing support and care management service.
Provider Profiles: Children's Neurodevelopment Center ( CNDC) ACT Clinic which stands for Assessment, Clinical Triage and Treatment .
Typical referrals include
Developmental Delay
Behavioral and Emotional Disorders
Attention and Learning Concerns
Questions of Autism
Questions related to appropriate services
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 8/3/2016
Organization Name: Hasbro Children's Hospital
Address: 335R Prairie Avenue
RI 02905
Phone: 401-444-5685
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Services Provided: The Children's Neurodevelopment Center (CNDC) at Hasbro Children's Hospital provides evaluation and treatment of children with neurological, genetic, developmental, metabolic and behavioral disorders. The center incorporates multidisciplinary care with pediatric urology, orthopedics, neurosurgery and craniofacial programs.



The center is located on Prairie Avenue, in an area designed to be particularly spacious, comfortable and welcoming to children and their parents, who are essential partners in their children's care.
Provider Profiles: Clinics and Programs include

Genetics
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Psychological Services
Neurology
Spina Bifida Clinic
Neuromuscular Conditions Clinic
Metabolism and Nutrition Clinic
Pediatric Dermatology contact Gail Davis ext 40942
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Contact Ann Rochette Ext 43760
Pediatric Asthma/Allergy/Immunology/Rheumatology (RIC) contact Margaret Prendergast ext 40949
Pediatric Endocrinology contact Margaret Prendergast ext 40949
Pediatric Nephrology contact Margaret Prendergast ext 40949
Pediatric Gastroenterology contact Kristina Travers ext 46734
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/12/2019
Organization Name: Rhode Island Parent Information Network
Address: 1210 Pontiac Avenue
RI 02920
Phone: 401-270-0101
Toll Free Phone: 855-747-3224
Eligibility: Statewide
Services Provided: Rhode Island Parent Information Network (RIPIN) provides:
• Live answer call center during business hours, return calls within two business days
• Care coordination and service linkage for families with children with special health care needs
• Support for families navigating the special education process for children with special needs through our Parent Training and Information Center [http://www.parentcenterhub.org/]
• Support for families navigating transition to adult services for young adults with special needs
• Support for families with children with special health care needs through our Cedar Family Center

• Connection to Family Voices and Family-to-Family information and peer support groups [http://www.familyvoices.org/]
• Help with access to health care and health insurance including Healthsource RI, Medicaid, Medicare, and more
• Services provided in English and Spanish
Provider Profiles: Our mission is to assist individuals, parents, families, and children to achieve their goals for health, education, and socio-economic well-being by providing information, training, education, support and advocacy for person/family centered care and system change.

RIPIN’s staff are Certified Community Health Workers who have navigated health care and/or education systems for themselves or a loved one allowing for the inclusion of a peer perspective to our support to families.
Location:
RI Parent Information Network
1210 Pontiac Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 10/31/2018

East Providence, RI

Organization Name: Bradley Hospital-A Lifespan Partner
Address: 1011 Veterans Memorial Parkway
East Providence, RI 02915
Phone: 401-432-1000
Services Provided: Our major programs are the Children's and Adolescent Program, Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, Outpatient Program and the Bradley School.

Children's Services [https://www.lifespan.org/centers-services/childrens-services-bradley-hospital]

Adolescent Services [https://www.lifespan.org/centers-services/adolescent-services-bradley-hospital]

The Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities [https://www.lifespan.org/centers-services/center-autism-and-developmental-disabilities-cadd]

Outpatient Services [https://www.lifespan.org/centers-services/outpatient-behavioral-health-services-children-teens-and-families-bradley-0]

Inpatient Programs [https://www.lifespan.org/centers-services/child-adolescent-inpatient-program-bradley-hospital]

The Intensive Program for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder [https://www.lifespan.org/centers-services/intensive-program-obsessive-compulsive-disorder]

Resources for Parents [https://www.bradleyhospital.org/resources-parents]
Provider Profiles: Bradley Hospital offers a wide range of programs, services and research for psychological, developmental and behavioral conditions in children and adolescents. Bradley Hospital is dedicated to patient- and family-centered mental health care. A Lifespan partner and a teaching hospital for The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Bradley Hospital has established itself as the national center for training and research in child and adolescent psychiatry.

Bradley School. Lifespan School Solutions, a subsidiary of Bradley Hospital, is the parent corporation of the Bradley Schools, a private, school-funded, educational program for children and adolescents whose psychiatric and behavioral needs cannot be met in a public school setting.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 10/31/2018

Kingston, RI

University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401-874-5956
Address: University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401-874-5956
Eligibility: The URI Couple and Family Therapy Clinic is a community health center that strives to serve the community regardless of income. Sliding Fee Scale
Services Provided: Counseling for Relationship Issues:
Family Stress or Conflict
Acting-out Children
Sibling Aggression
Parenting Concerns
Couples Conflict
Communication Problems
Relationship Enhancement

Groups and Classes:
S.T.E.P. (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting)
Active Parenting Now
1-2-3 Magic
Provider Profiles: Location:
The URI Couple and Family Therapy Clinic is conveniently located at the University of Rhode Island’s Kingston Campus. We are the first building on the left as you turn on to Lower College Road at the intersection of Lower College Road and Route 138.[https://web.uri.edu/cftclinic/location/]
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/2/2018

Middletown, RI

575 East Main Road
Middletown, RI 02842
Phone: 401-924-3924
Address: 575 East Main Road
Middletown, RI 02842
Phone: 401-924-3924
Email: info@cibalance.com
Eligibility: Accepts most major insurances. Please speak to intake department for more details.
Services Provided: Individual , Family and Group Therapy
Youth, Adult and Family Support Services
Therapeutic Groups for Children, Teens and Adults
Provider Profiles: All group interventions and therapy services are provided by our licensed and professional clinical staff. 1:1 additional supports are available to children requiring more individual attention for success in a group setting.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/2/2018

Newport, RI

Organization Name: Newport School District Early Childhood Services
Address: 35 Dexter Street
Newport, RI 02840
Eligibility: Pregnant women and children up to school age who live in Newport or Middletown, RI.
Services Provided: The Parents as Teachers model consists of four components:
Personal visits
Parent group meetings
Screenings (developmental, health, vision, hearing, and social/emotional screening for early identification of potential delays and/or problems)
Resource network
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 6/8/2016

Providence, RI

Address: 290 West Exchange Street
Suite 101
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-214-2330
Toll Free Phone: 818-345-2345 x1589
Languages Spoken: Spanish and will work with family to find therapists that speak additional languages if there is a need.
Services Provided: Applied Behavior Analysis (in home, center,school and community)
Specialized Outpatient Services
Center-based Services
Home Based Services
Provider Profiles: The Center for Autism and Related Disorders ( CARD) was established in 1990 by Doreen Granpeesheh, and has become one of the world's largest providers of evidence-based autism treatment. CARD has successfully treated thousands of individuals using the principles of ABA to teach new skills and decrease challenging behaviors commonly associated with autism.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/19/2019
593 Eddy Street
Annex Bldg 316
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-444-8340
Organization Name: Hasbro Children's Hospital
Address: 593 Eddy Street
Annex Bldg 316
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-444-8340
Fax: 401-444-7409
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Eligibility: Call for additional information on eligibility requirements.
Services Provided: CVS/pharmacy Draw A Breath Program (DAB)
Provides group-based learning opportunities for families with asthma.

Providence School Asthma Partnership
Provides targeted outreach and education for families with children enrolled in public elementary schools in Providence. The partnership also aims to increase awareness among school staff.

Asthma Camp
Provides children with asthma the opportunity to participate in a week long summer camp. Registration in the spring and fills up fast.

Hispanic Asthma Support Group for Parents
Provides on-going opportunities for families to deepen their knowledge of asthma and support each other in taking action to control asthma.
Provider Profiles: Hasbro Children's Hospital leads community-wide asthma education, management, support and advocacy projects designed to improve the health and quality of life of children with asthma.

Our programs all share a common goal: to assist families in developing the knowledge, motivation and skills to advocate for their children's health and successfully manage asthma.

Our community asthma programs are directed by the Respiratory and Immunology Center at Hasbro Children's Hospital. Asthma Camp is an initiative of the Community Asthma Programs, Hasbro Children's Hospital CVS/pharmacy Draw A Breath Educational Programs.

This innovative asthma education program for children and their parents is designed to provide families with the knowledge, skills, and tools to effectively manage asthma. Our group-based approach creates a unique learning environment in which families learn from and are motivated by each other.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 10/29/2018
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-222-5960
Organization Name: RI Department of Health
Address: 3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-222-5960
TDD: RI Relay 711
Eligibility: Children up to 3 years of age, Rhode Island residents
Services Provided: Family Visiting is provided to pregnant women and parents with kids up to age three. We visit you-in your home, or anywhere else you like-and help you with all kinds of free family support services and resources. Free services include nutrition assistant and child development.
Provider Profiles: Telephone above number or text "baby" to 444999
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 9/5/2018
Organization Name: The Providence Center
Address: 520 Hope Street
Providence, RI
Phone: 401-825-1152
Eligibility: ages 3-5 free inclusive prekindergarten program.
Provider Profiles: The Providence Center believes in the value of early childhood education. Imagine Preschool was established to extend the benefits of quality education to all families.

Imagine Preschool is an inclusive preschool for children three to five years-old. Imagine is a 5-star BrightStars program and has twice been selected as one of eight classrooms in the Rhode Island Pre-Kindergarten program.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/4/2017

Warwick, RI

Address: 3445 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02905
Phone: 401-739-2700
Eligibility: The programs at Trudeau have eligibility requirements
Services Provided: The J.Arthur Trudeau Memorial Center provides a wide range of comprehensive services for all ages including
Early Intervention-listed on a separate Directory entry
Pathways Strategic Teaching Center's school for children with autism
Community Supports and Home Based Services
Crayons Therapeutic Child Care Center and KIDSCONNECT provider
Recreation services
Respite
Vocational training and supported employment
Provider Profiles: Our mission is to promote an enhanced quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 2/8/2018
Organization Name: Parent Support Network of RI
Address: 535 Centerville Road, Suite 202
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-467-6855
Toll Free Phone: 800-483-8844
Fax: 401-467-6903
Eligibility: Statewide
Services Provided: Workshops and Training's
Peer to Peer systems navigation support
Support Groups
Youth Group-Youth Speaking Out and Y.O.U.T.H. Move RI
Resource Center
Advocacy
Fatherhood Initiative and Support Group
Provider Profiles: Statewide: Parent Support Network of RI is an organization of families supporting families with children, youth and young adults who experience or at risk for serious behavioral health challenges.
We are a voice for the behavioral health of children, youth, siblings, and families. We believe we can and will make a difference through systems transformation so children and youth can live at home or in their community, receive effective services and supports that respect and consider their cultures and strengths, and respond to their individual and family needs.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 6/27/2018
Organization Name: Warwick Public School District
Address: 383 Oakland Beach Avenue
Warwick, RI 02886
Eligibility: Families who reside in Warwick Rhode Island School District . Parents as Teachers ages 0-3 Title 1 Preschool ages 3-5
Services Provided: Home visiting program Parents as Teachers
Preschool program
Warwick CARES program for children in a temporary housing situation
Provider Profiles: Parents as Teachers
During the years between birth and kindergarten there are important times when specific kinds of learning...language, sight, basic motor skills... must take place for your child to develop to the fullest. Parents as Teachers, a parent education and family support organization, can help you capture those windows of opportunity so your child starts school ready to succeed.
The Oakland Beach Preschool is an early learning standards based program which supports every child's joy of learning through an integrated curriculum and self esteem building, learning environment.

Oral language, social/emotional, literacy, mathematics, physical health/science and creative learning opportunities nurture each child's growth and development.

The parent/family component of the program is a major focus and contributing factor in forming home/school connections. As a community of learners, students, teachers and families promote optimal student learning success.

We are very happy to continue to offer two preschool sessions for the 2016/17 school year. With the growth of the program, we are able to offer preschool to all our Title I Schools.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 12/30/2016

Westerly, RI

Organization Name: Westerly School District
Address: Tower Street Community Center
93 Tower Street
Westerly, RI 02891
Phone: 401-348-2733
Eligibility: Residents of Westerly School district
Services Provided: Westerly Parent Academy [https://www.westerly.k12.ri.us/domain/2240]
Parents as Teachers program [https://www.westerly.k12.ri.us/domain/2241]
Before/after school child care 401-348-2788
Tower Street Community center is a open site for summer meals. It is open to anyone 18 years and younger and no paperwork is required.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 9/11/2018

Nationwide

Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott Street
100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, 01830
Phone: 978-556-3701
Organization Name: Gallaudet University Regional Center
Address: Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott Street
100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, 01830
Phone: 978-556-3701
Fax: 978-556-3703
Languages Spoken: ASL
Eligibility: Rhode Island Sign Language Initiative Live in Rhode Island Have a child who is deaf or hard of hearing aged 0-3 And are currently receiving services through an Early Intervention Program
Services Provided: Gallaudet Regional Center East will send a deaf or hard of hearing tutor into the family’s home once a week to work with the family. The goal of this program is to introduce family members to Sign Language, enabling them to communicate with their child at the earliest age possible.
Provider Profiles: The Gallaudet University Regional Center-East (GURC-East), hosted at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, Massachusetts, is one of Gallaudet’s four regional centers devoted to providing services, programs and resources for deaf and hard of hearing individuals and their communities.
Rhode Island Sign Language Initiative
contact: Adrianna Neefus
Gallaudet University Regional Center Administrative Assistant
978-556-3701 voice
978-556-3703 fax
978-241-7417 VP/VRS
Adrianna.neefus@necc.mass.edu
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/16/2019

MA

Lowell, MA

Organization Name: Epilepsy Foundation of New England
Address: 650 Suffolk Street
450
Lowell, MA 01854
Phone: 617-506-6041
Fax: 617-506-6047
Email: info@epilepsynewengland.org
Services Provided: Resource Center
Education and Training
Family Programs and Support
Peer Support Groups
Summer Camp
Youth Leadership Network
The Matty Project [https://epilepsynewengland.org/programs/the-matty-project]
Provider Profiles: Epilepsy Foundation New England is a 501 c 3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives. Epilepsy Foundation New England is an independent affiliate of Epilepsy Foundation of America; we serve the approximately 100,000 people in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island affected by epilepsy and the people who care for them. Our vision statement is Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/19/2019