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Founder, Samantha B. Allen

Samantha earned a BA in Psychology from the University of Michigan and a dual Masters in General and Special Education from New York University. Samantha has had extensive training and experience providing ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) and SEIT services, conducting educational evaluations, and writing IEPs, and has been providing these services privately since 2006.  


Samantha specializes in working with children with mild to significant delays in all areas of development, behavioral challenges, and Autism Spectrum Disorder.  She is also the founder of NYC Potty Training, Inc.  Samantha's passion for her work and the growing demand for high quality, personalized, private educational services inspired the creation of The Blooming Child.



The Blooming Child provides personalized, high-quality education services. We are passionate about helping children reach their greatest potential and have created a boutique practice dedicated to that goal. We are committed to:

  • Individualized, family-centered support

  • High quality services

  • Collaboration

  • Facilitating success


Each teacher is a licensed Special Education teacher in the state of NY who has been fingerprinted by the NYC Department of Education and comes to our practice with years of experience. 


For more information or to schedule a consultation please call: 646.389.4130 or contact us at


Private Education Services

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