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.
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.
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!
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" 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.