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.
Specialized Autism Support & Information (SASI) held a ribbon cutting for its new office in Ronkonkoma on Saturday, March 20.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“The earlier you get your child services the more effective the therapy is,” says Lisa Carbone, Suffolk County assistant coordinator of special education.
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.
The Port Washington-based company is now a model social enterprise offering authentic vocational experiences to individuals on the autism spectrum. The company generated more than $2 million in sales this year. Clients include Google, Facebook, and Uber.
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