The new Diagnostic and Outreach Center will offer several evidence-based clinical services with the goal of producing measurable improvements for individuals with autism. Several training opportunities for parents and other professionals are also available through the webinar program.
By Christine Bush ON JANUARY 13, 2016 Courtesy Theatre Development Fund With temperatures freezing outside, parents across the five boroughs are desperately seeking fun activities for the kids that take place inside. Finding just the right spot can be especially tough, though, when your child is on the autism spectrum, has sensory processing disorder, or countless other special needs. We decided to take some of the stress out of your search. From bounce houses and theatre, to sensory gyms and museums, here are ten family outings that are perfect for our city kids with special needs: Autism Theatre Initiative Introduce your […]
New York State Law Benefits Those Who Require ABA BY ALESSANDRA HERRERA A New York state law now requires insurances to cover up to 680 hours of applied behavior analysis for children with autism spectrum disorder. With the beginning of the school year, children with special needs may be getting assessments (and reassessments) of their needs. If it is suggested that your child with autism receive applied behavior analysis, here is something to keep in mind: A New York state insurance law, nicknamed the autism mandate, now requires insurance policies and contracts that provide coverage for those with autism spectrum […]