Block Institute's Article 16 Clinic is dedicated to facilitating the habilitative and rehabilitative growth of individuals who are cognitively, physically, emotionally, and/or developmentally impaired. We do this through the direct delivery of social work and clinical services.
Services can be provided in an individual’s home, an OPWDD certified residence,
at the day program, at the work site, or at our two clinic locations in Brooklyn. Our clinical services include:
Physiatry/Physical Medicine — To evaluate the
rehabilitative needs of individuals with developmental disabilities.
Physical Therapy — To evaluate and treat physical disabilities that impair gross motor skills, ambulation, gait, strength and balance.
Occupational Therapy — To evaluate and treat physical and cognitive disabilities that impair fine motor, perceptual motor and sensory motor skills.
Pathology — To evaluate and treat disorders related to
speech, language, swallowing, fluency, voice and communication.
— (including individual, group, and sexuality counseling) — To provide counseling to individuals in need of emotional or behavioral support.
Social Work Counseling
— (including individual and group counseling) — To provide counseling to individuals in need of emotional and behavioral support.
— To evaluate and provide medication management and
counseling to dully diagnosed individuals in need of mental health
Rehabilitation Counseling — To provide counseling to individuals to develop and maintain
personal, career and independent living skills.
Nutritional Counseling — To provide support to individuals to develop and maintain healthy eating habits, special diets and weight management.
— (Psychological, Psycho-social, and Sexuality Consent evaluations) — to determine eligibility for services and ability to consent.
How to secure services
Please contact a clinic referral processing agent at (718) 947-3257 in order to review the screening process and complete a referral form. Additional documentation may be requested for submission.
Block Institute 376 Bay 44th
Street, Brooklyn, NY 11214
Phone: (718) 906-5400 • Fax: (718) 714-0197
Compliance Hotline: (718) 906-5494
Afterhours Number: (800) 285-5091