Our Mission is ever present in all that we do and all that we believe:
“To incorporate love of learning, trust of self and the community, and respect into a fun and developmentally sound educational program for students with developmental and emotional differences.”
- Emerge & See is an education center for children with Autism and other developmental and emotional differences. Directors and Co-Founders Amanda Friedman & Alison Berkley believe that every child can learn and reach for the stars!!
- Emerge & See offers support and advocacy to students, their families, and the NYC special needs community at large. We offer professional development workshops, coaching services, as well as direct educational and social-emotional supports to children and young adults dealing with sensory, behavioral, and cognitive challenges. (Click here to see our Services page)
- Emerge & See is proud of its unique methodological approach which is to TRULY individualize programming for students on a regular basis addressing their needs through modified TEACCH, ABA, and DIR/Floortime programs.
To truly understand our great love and appreciation for our students and our fervor for helping them find their comfort, confidence, and voice here is a piece written by E&S DirectorAmanda Friedman
We are now located at
252 West 29th Street 3rd Floor. New York, NY 10001