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NYC Nonprofit Supports Those on the Spectrum and Their Families
Atlas Foundation for Autism offers services, advocacy, support, and educational programs for children with autism spectrum disorder in New York City. (read the story...)

The Importance of Social Connection for Those with ASD
While those on the autism spectrum may not want to connect in the black-and-white way we typically think about connection, it is important to support their desire to make social connections and friendships, no matter how they want to connect. (read the story...)

What to do When Family Doesn't Believe Your Child's Diagnosis
An associate psychologist with the DHD and Disruptive Behavior Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute shares how to deal with family that doesn't believe a child's special needs diagnosis, and how to help them understand. (read the story...)

New Community Living Program for Adults with Autism to Launch in Westchester
Neighborhood Network of New York has received a $1 million grant to launch a first-of-its-kind community living services program for adults with autism in Westchester, with plans to expand the program throughout New York State. (read the story...)

Study Finds Children With Autism More Sedentary Than Those Without the Disorder
A recent Oregon State University study found that children with autism tend to be more sedentary than children without autism, but that children with autism tend to be on par with peers in terms of completing physical fitness activities. (read the story...)

South Setauket Center Helps All Children Feel ‘Loved to Pieces’
Love to Pieces, an enrichment center for children with special needs, recently opened in South Setauket. The center is geared toward children on the autism spectrum. (read the story...)

Teaching Your Child with Special Needs Difficult Skills
Patricia Romanowski Bashe, M.S. Ed., author of "The Parents’ Guide to Teaching Kids with Asperger Syndrome and Similar ASDs Real-Life Skills for Independence", shares the importance of teaching children on the autism spectrum difficult life skills and how you can help your child learn those skills for independence. (read the story...)

Crafting with Children with Special Needs
Working on an art projects brings out creativity, eliminates distractions, and boosts confidence in children with special needs. Here are some tips to make crafting with your children successful and fun. (read the story...)

Teaching Children With Special Needs How To Swim
Water safety is crucial for all children, especially those with special needs, as drowning is the leading cause of death after a person with autism wanders from safety. We've gathered helpful information and tips to help children with special needs learn to swim and achieve safety and independence in the water. (read the story...)

5 Tips for Cooking with Kids Who Have Special Needs
Cooking with kids who have special needs such as autism, sensory issues, or learning disabilities can be challenging, but the ability to make a meal is a valuable life skill and including kids in the kitchen has many lasting benefits. Here are five tips to help those with special needs learn to cook. (read the story...)

The Future of Alternative Housing for Adults With Autism
Though they want independence, most individuals on the spectrum require some form of live-in assistance, severely narrowing options for alternative housing. The ABLE Act aims to ease financial strains faced by adults with disabilities. (read the story...)

Everyday Heroes: Meet Matthew Futterman
This Long Islander, who has autism, courageously crossed the finish line of his 26-mile dream. Matthew started running when he found it calmed his anxiety, and with the help of a dedicated coach, he completed the New York City Marathon. (read the story...)

My Heartfelt Wishes for My Son's Future Partner
With a sense of wonder, abiding love, and concern, a Manhattan mother of a child who has autism envisions the significant other he will one day—hopefully—have. (read the story...)

Introducing: AutisMate
An NYC computer scientist was inspired to create AutisMate, an award-winning app that helps people with autism communicate, by his younger brother who has autism. Discover how this research-supported tool may be life-changing for your child, too. (read the story...)

No Apologies
When one mom realized she didn't owe strangers an explanation, a defense, or an apology when it came to her son's actions, she found she helped empower her son with autism. Linda Kimpton explains helping her 7-year-old son navigate life with no apologies. (read the story...)

Homegrown Hero: Bronx Blogger Helps Dispel Special Needs Stigmas
Through her blog Autism Wonderland, Bronx writer Lisa Quinones, who is also the parent of a child with autism, helps dispel special needs stigmas in the Latino community. She's also a hero for following her own dream while raising a child with special needs. (read the story...)

14th Street Y Offers Fitness Classes for Kids with Special Needs
The 14th Street Y in NYC's East Village offers the KOL Program, which includes sports, fitness, movement, and music classes for kids with autism and communication disorders or language delays. (read the story...)

Study on Autism Shows Link Between Motor Skills and Social Skills
Communicating can be difficult for children with autism spectrum disorder, but a new study shows a link between social interaction and motor skills. Researchers believe that helping children with autism develop motor skill will also improve their social skills. (read the story...)

Los Ninos Expands Early Intervention Services to Staten Island
Los Ninos, which provides on-site and in-home ABA services for young children with autism and developmental delays, has taken over the organization formerly known as CHIP on Staten Island, where it will expand its early intervention services. (read the story...)

Four-Legged Friends Help Kids With Special Needs
Service dogs aren’t just for the blind—they are more commonly being used to assist children with autism (and a variety of other disorders) in surprising ways. (read the story...)

Ask the Expert: What Is Martial Arts Therapy and How Can it Help My Child?
Dr. Alisha Griffith-Berkeley, co-founder of a specialized martial arts program in Brooklyn, explains what martial arts therapy is and how it can help children with special needs such as autism, ADHD, and sensory issues. (read the story...)

Researchers Discover How Brain Circuits Can Become Miswired During Development, What That Might Mean
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have uncovered a mechanism that guides the exquisite wiring of neural circuits in a developing brain -- gaining unprecedented insight into the faulty circuits that may lead to brain disorders ranging from autism to mental retardation. (read the story...)

Autism Speaks Honors Mothers of Autism Community at Luncheon in NYC
Autism Speaks celebrated mothers of the autism community at a luncheon in New York City on Wednesday, May 1 with special guest Dee Ocleppo, the nonprofit's national board member, fashion designer, and former model. (read the story...)

Ask The Expert: What Challenges Make it More Difficult for Children with Autism to Stay Fit?
Children with disabilities and special health care needs are more likely to be overweight or obese. Louise Weadock, founder of sensory gym WeeZee, The World of "Yes I Can," discusses fitness obstacles for children with special needs and the physical and social benefits of sensory integration. (read the story...)

Autism Speaks Co-Founder on the Nonprofit's Success in Policy Change
Autism Speaks co-founder Bob Wright highlights the successful initiatives achieved by the nonprofit on various policy changes after working with Governor Andrew Cuomo and other legislators in Washington, D.C. (read the story...)


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