Tag: autism

Pop.Earth Hosts “Cocktails for Autism” at Primo Piatto

Pop.Earth hosted its "Cocktails for Autism" event on Tuesday, April 26 at Primo Piatto in Huntington.

Are Girls Overlooked for Autism? Learn More About the Autism Gender...

Boys are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at about a 4-to-1 ratio to girls. While research supports a greater biological vulnerability to the disorder among boys, it’s also true that girls go underdiagnosed for multiple reasons.

Support Long Islanders With Autism at These Fundraisers and Events in...

April first doesn’t just mark a day of jokes, it kicks off the start of World Autism Month.

Life’s WORC, Family Center for Autism Gala Celebrates 50th Anniversary Honoring Founder...

Life’s WORC, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides services for children with special needs and those on the autism spectrum, celebrated its 50th anniversary with a gala honoring its founder Victoria Schneps and Emmy award-winning journalist Geraldo Rivera at the Garden City Hotel on April 1.

Top Long Island Nonprofits That Help People With Autism

Learn more about the top nonprofits that help people with autism on Long Island.

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.