We empower neurodiverse ​youth and adults

to achieve their educational ​and vocational goals.

About Us

Lincoln Square Coaching is dedicated to transforming the vocational landscape for neurodiverse individuals and people with ​intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Our mission is to bridge the gap between potential and opportunity by providing person-centered vocational services and ​innovative supports. We strive to foster an inclusive employment environment that values neurodiversity and aligns with the ​unique skills and interests of the people we serve. Our goal is to empower individuals to achieve meaningful careers, thereby ​enriching their lives and contributing to the diversity and strength of our community.

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Career Counseling & ​Vocational ​Evaluations

Transition & Post-​Secondary Planning & ​Services

Social Skills Training

Executive Function Skills ​Coaching

Job Readiness & ​Independent Living Skills ​Training

Our Services

Lincoln Square Coaching provides a range of services tailored to support neurodiverse individuals and people ​with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These services include:

Vocational Rehabilitation Services: We offer vocational services to help our clients navigate the employment ​landscape. Our services are designed to support individuals in identifying their career interests, developing job ​skills, and securing meaningful employment.

Innovative Supports: We develop and implement innovative supports to enhance their employment ​outcomes. These supports are customized to align with the individual’s skills and interests, thereby facilitating ​a more effective and fulfilling employment experience.

Career Matching: We believe in the importance of meaningful employment. Therefore, we strive to match ​people with careers that align with their skills and interests, thereby ensuring job satisfaction and long-term ​success.

Support for Transition-Age Youth: Recognizing the unique challenges and opportunities that come with ​transitioning from school to work, we provide specialized support for transition-age youth. Our services aim to ​equip these young individuals with the necessary skills and confidence to navigate the employment ​landscape successfully. We work closely with them to identify their interests and strengths, explore potential ​career paths, and secure meaningful employment.

Independent Vocational Assessments: We offer Independent Vocational Assessments to evaluate an ​individual’s vocational skills, abilities, interests, and potential for employment. These assessments are ​conducted by experienced professionals and provide valuable insights that guide our vocational ​rehabilitation services. The goal is to ensure that a person’s vocational goals are matched with careers that ​align with their unique skills and interests.

Our ultimate goal is to empower the people we serve to achieve their career aspirations and contribute to ​their community.

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Training for Workplace Leaders and Staff

Our services are geared towards improving employment outcomes for the people we ​serve. In support of this, we provide training for employers that focuses on creating and ​strengthening inclusive workplaces that value and embrace neurodiversity. Interested in ​learning how we can help support your diversity and inclusion goals? Email us at ​info@lincolnsqcoaching.com.

Meet the Team

The leadership team of Lincoln Square Coaching has more than 40 years of combined experience in human ​resources, higher education administration, workplace mentoring, and services for people with disabilities.

Joseph Amodeo, M.P.A., M.S., M.A., CRC, CVE, CCM, CPTD, SHRM-SCP

Chief Executive Officer


Joseph's passion for supporting people in pursuing their educational and career goals led to the founding of Lincoln Square ​Coaching LLC. With 15+ years in development and program management, including 12+ years in disability and vocational ​rehabilitation services, Joseph has led the development and implementation of several innovative programs aimed at fostering ​post-secondary success for youth with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as initiatives ​focused on improving employment outcomes for adults with disabilities.

Joseph holds a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University at Buffalo, a Master's in Public Administration ​from Marist College, and a Master of Arts in Political Science and Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, from the State University of ​New York at Albany. Currently, Joseph is pursuing doctoral studies in educational policy, organization, and leadership at the ​University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

He is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Certified Vocational Evaluation Specialist (CVE), Certified Case Manager (CCM), ​Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP), and Certified Career Counselor (CCC). Joseph has also earned the highest ​levels of certification in talent development and human resources, including the Certified Professional in Talent Development ​(CPTD) and SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credentials. He is a member of various professional organizations, ​including the National Career Development Association, American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, National Rehabilitation ​Counseling Association, Council on Exceptional Children (CEC), CEC's Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT), ​Academy of Management, and the Association for Talent Development.

Annie Dewey, M.A.

Chief Program Officer


Annie Dewey has more than a decade of professional experience across several industries. She has experience as the director of ​client management at a leading data, insights, and consulting company. She has led complex projects and engagements for ​various clients across different industries. In this capacity, she was responsible for ensuring project success, profitability, scope, ​and client satisfaction. She has an established background in coaching and mentoring junior staff. Previously, Annie held several ​positions in higher education at Fairfield University in Connecticut and Boston College in Massachusetts.

She holds a bachelor's degree in secondary education and a master's degree in higher education from Boston College.

Fran Nunziata, M.A.

Senior Career Counselor


Fran Nunziata is a human resources professional with over 19 years of experience at Calvary Hospital. Most recently, Fran served ​as the Senior Director of Human Resources, responsible for compliance, benefits, recruitment, relations, orientation, policy, and ​management for over 1,000 employees1. She is also an experienced public speaker on employee development topics and HR ​best practices.

She has a master’s degree in communications from Fordham University and a bachelor’s degree in communications from ​Boston College. She is skilled in various areas of HR, such as employee benefits, recruiting, regulatory compliance, and ​management. She is also interested in youth development, college counseling, and career services. Prior to her tenure at ​Calvary, Fran served as the Director of the College and Career Information Center at Pelham Memorial High School and the ​Director of Youth Employment Services for the Town of Pelham (Westchester County). She is based in the New York City ​Metropolitan Area.

Contact Us

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(212) 320-8973

Email Address

1450 Broadway, 12th floor

new york, ny 10018

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