Shield Institute
Article 16 Clinic

Address:144-61 Roosevelt Avenue Flushing 11354
Telephone(s):718-939-8700 ext. 1251
World Wide Web: http://www.shield.org/programs/article-16-clinic/


Through the Article 16 Clinic, we provide diagnostic, evaluation and clinical services for children (ages 5 and up) and adults with developmental disabilities and/or intellectual disabilities. Mental health, speech, occupational and physical therapies, rehabilitative counseling and nutritional counseling are provided to individuals and groups. Specialty services include psychological testing, psychosocial evaluations, augmentative and alternative communication assessment and treatment, psychosexual assessment and treatment, risk assessments and bereavement counseling. All services are provided in our onsite locations in Bayside and Flushing Queens, as well as offsite in Day Habilitation programs and Group Residences.

Services Offered:Mental Health Care and CounselingMental RetardationPhysical Therapy
Target Groups(By Need):AdolescentsAt Risk YouthMental Illness / Emotional Disabilities