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Bike to the Beach For Autism Raises More Than $20K For...

Oct. 2 turned out to be a beautiful day for a ride — Team Pop.Stars joined more than 400 cyclists whose goal was to raise funds and awareness for autism.

Life’s WORC Announces New Scholarships for Those With Autism

Life WORC’s Family Center for Autism has announced its new scholarship program for individuals with autism. The nonprofit organization’s mission is to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Autism Resource Center SASI Cuts Ribbon on New Ronkonkoma Office

Specialized Autism Support & Information (SASI) held a ribbon cutting for its new office in Ronkonkoma on Saturday, March 20.

Life’s WORC Hosts Virtual 5K Fit Challenge Through March

Calling all Long Islanders — join Life’s WORC, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism, in a virtual 5K from now through March 31.

Webinar to Offer Advice on Planning for a Child With Special...

Planning for a child with special needs goes beyond scheduling doctor’s appointments. There are many questions in trying to understand the legal challenges presented to parents. 

What It’s Like Raising a Child With Autism (For Me)

Having a child on the high spectrum with Autism changes your life. I have always been a fierce mother, but having a child with special needs has made me an advocate, caretaker, and an expert at saying ‘no’ to the bull sh*t that life can throw at you.

Neurodiversity in The Workplace Webinar To Discuss Benefits of Hiring Those...

On Thursday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m., join expert educators and corporate partners for Schneps Media's "Neurodiversity in The Workplace" webinar to discuss LD, Autism and ADHD Pathways to Success.

Winters Center For Autism in West Babylon Will Create Job Opportunities...

With hard-hats donned and shovels in hand, local officials ceremoniously broke ground Tuesday on the nonprofit Winters Center for Autism’s new campus in West Babylon. 

Piecing The Puzzle: Support is Key for Parents of Children Facing...

“The earlier you get your child services the more effective the therapy is,” says Lisa Carbone, Suffolk County assistant coordinator of special education.

Gersh Opening 5 Centers For Kids With Autism on Long Island

Five new centers dedicated to providing behavioral services to the growing number of children on the autism spectrum are opening on Long Island, including what's billed as the first-ever beach-based facility, officials said.