Professional Member Spotlight
This month, xMinds would like to highlight the following new and renewing Professional Members:
Geneva Presbyterian Church Disability Mission Team
11931 Seven Locks Road, Potomac, MD 20854
Contact: Allyson McElwaine; email@example.com
Services: Neurodiverse Social Events
This new ministry team has formed at Geneva to explore ways they can partner with disabled or special needs individuals and find a role in the disability support community. The Geneva Presbyterian Church in Potomac is known as "the little church with the big heart." Their event is April 10 – check the xMinds calendar here.
Jean Hickey, M.Ed.
Silver Spring, MD
Contact: 240-460-5306; firstname.lastname@example.org
Services: Individual educational therapy; academic tutoring/coaching; educational consulting; parent training and support
Jean Hickey has worked with children and adolescents with significant learning needs for more than 25 years. She works with children ages 3–21 and her experience covers the range of academic skills in addition to community, vocational, and life skills instruction. Jean has experience working with children on the autism spectrum as well as with children with Fragile X, Down syndrome, myotonic dystrophy, Kabuki syndrome, Williams syndrome, and significant learning delays.
Naomi Rubinstein, LLC
14202 Silent Wood Way, North Potomac, MD 20878
Contact: Naomi Rubinstein; email@example.com
Services: Social skills support; Educational consulting; Academic tutoring/coaching; Behavioral support; language support
Naomi Rubinstein, M.Ed. is a social learning specialist and family educator. She works to empower families through direct support services to children, parent coaching, case management, and educational advocacy. Her services focus on social learning, executive functioning, play, language, academics, and behavior. Naomi partners with parents and meets them where they are on their journey. Her work with families focuses on the whole child, and strives to use each child's and family's unique strengths to support challenges.
The Treatment and Learning Centers
2092 Gaither Rd., Ste. 100, Rockville, MD 20850
Contact: Michelle Lyons; firstname.lastname@example.org
Services: Private school; Psychological counseling; Occupational therapy; Speech/language therapy; Social skills therapy; Educational testing; Neuropsychological testing; Academic tutoring/coaching
TLC annually serves nearly 2,000 children and adults with a wide range of special needs. TLC's mission is to improve the lives of and to expand possibilities for these individuals through offering a family of services within one organization. TLC offers speech-language and occupational therapy, evaluations and summer programs for children. It also offers comprehensive psychological and educational testing, tutoring and counseling for students with learning challenges.
The Katherine Thomas School is a private school for students with moderate to severe language and learning disabilities and/or autism, preschool through twelfth grade. Summer programs and intensive educational programs are available.
The Outcomes Service helps individuals with special needs find and keep jobs and live independently in our community.
The Family Hearing Center conducts hearing testing and provides counseling, evaluations and hearing aid fittings for all ages.