Dr. Scott Barkin and Gina Maranga

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 Days Enjoying the summer with special needs children.