Welcome to Special Needs Advocacy Navigator!

Special Needs Advocacy Navigator is a Bronx-based consultancy that provides advocacy services to parents of children with special needs in New York City.

The founder, Kpana Kpoto is very passionate about helping special needs families, especially those in underserved communities. She understands what it is like to navigate the complex special education system in New York City because she has been through this process with her son.

SNAN’s mission is to support parents and plead their cause as they seek services and an appropriate education for their children.

About

Kpana Kpoto is the founder and Chief Parent Advocate at S.N.A.N. She is a passionate leader in the special needs community and someone that parents can always turn to for sound advice.

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Services

We provide a variety of educational and support services, which can help parents navigate the complex maze of seeking an  appropriate education and much needed services for their children.

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Get Help

As special needs parents, we need all the help we can get. You do not have to do it alone. We are here to help you.

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Members

Our members have access to a variety of hands-on services, resources, and referrals. We go the extra mile for our members and will work with you until your issue is resolved. We don’t just speak to you on the phone, we give our services a personal touch.

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Why choose us?

  • IFSP and IEP meeting preparation, support, and attendance
  • School Placement Assistance
  • School Transportation Assistance
  • Miscellaneous Special Education Support
  • Entitlement Services
  • Recreation-Program Information
  • A Listening Ear
  • Professional Referrals (Legal, Medical, etc.)
  • School Placement Assistance
  • Transition Support (Turning 3, Turning 5, Aging out)
  • IEP, Evaluation, and Progress Report Review
  • Accompany Parent on School Tour
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Blog

CDC Report Reveals: 1 in 16 Children Are On The Autism Spectrum
Here are the numnbers: 1 in 68 children are on the autism spectrum. These are teh numbers broken down by gender: 1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls.

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Testimonials

“Ms. Kpoto’s worked with me, keeping me on my toes and supporting my every move landing my son in a non-public school where he will get the appropriate help and needs to excel in his education.” Danielle P.

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Contact

We look forward to hearing from you. Let us talk about how we can help you help your child. Call or e-mail us today.

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SNAN Tips

All of your child's supplementary needs and services should be listed on their IEP. Examples include: 1:1 paraprofessional, augmentative communication device, self management tools (like a calendar), and support with social interactions. Last Shown Date: October 30, 2014