Dr. Scott Barkin is the executive director at Block Institute and Gina Maranga is the director of program operations. Located in Brooklyn, the facility provides educational services to children (primarily 3-5 years old) with special needs, such as cerebral palsy, autism, ADHD, PDD, global developmental delays, cognitive delays and traumatic brain injury, and those who are medically fragile and/or medically involved. The staff consists of New York State-certified special education/early childhood teachers, social workers, psychologists, a therapeutic feeding specialist, a consulting dietician, medical staff and occupational, physical and speech therapists.
Articles by Dr. Scott Barkin and Gina Maranga
Sunny DaysEnjoying the summer with special needs children.