Tag: autism

Helping Hands for Kids With ASD

To help individuals with autism who often struggle to fit into mainstream environments, an increasing number of local services are being offered on Long Island to make typical family outings that may be intimidating easier.

Push to Change NY Law Holding Back Behaviorists

Exclusive: Experts are urging state lawmakers to repeal limit on job scope for behavior analysts, who are currently restricted to only helping people with autism, but can work with others as well.

Long Island Art Exhibit Features Works of Students With Autism

A new art exhibit featuring the creative works of Long Island students with autism that opened this week is helping raise funds for nonprofit groups raising awareness of the issue.

Guitar Legend Jorma Kaukonen Combats Autism With Music At The Space...

Jorma Kaukonen translates blues and folk rock into a sonic force of healing for nonprofit Long Island Autism Communities at The Space at Westbury on April 13!

Student Essay Contest About Autism & Bullying Seeks Submissions

The topic students are to address: “Why autistic and developmentally disabled people become targets of bullies, and how can my school and community prevent it?”

‘Alley Oop For Autism’ To Raise Awareness & Funds At Jericho...

"Alley Oop For Autism" hosts an extraordinary basketball tournament at Jericho High School on March 25th to raise awareness and much-needed funds for the Life’s WORC Family Center for Autism (FCA), a not-for-profit agency that provides programs and services to people with autism. The FCA is located in Garden City and offers services throughout Long Island.