Glia League



plural glia

The supporting cells in the brain contribute to brain functions mainly by insulating, regulating, and nourishing neighboring neurons. The term glia is derived from Greek “glue”.

According to Bear, M., Connors, B., & Paradiso, M. A. (2020). Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain, Enhanced Edition

About Us

Glia League is a New York-based organization that provides early behavioral intervention, speech and language stimulation, special instruction, and other developmental therapies to children and adolescents with learning challenges from birth to 21 in a variety of settings including school, home, community, and daycare center. Respectful of individual differences and learning strategies, we are committed to utilizing evidence-based approaches and techniques supported by current developmental neuroscience research.


Every child with learning disabilities is prepared to reach their full potential.


Glia League promotes optimal learning outcomes and essential skills for children and adolescents with learning disabilities by recruiting highly qualified service providers and therapists to provide special education and intervention services in collaboration with families, schools, communities, and research organizations.

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