New York

List of State Resources - New York

NameDescription
Autism SpeaksAutism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout life, to the needs of people with autism and their families.
Families of autistic childrenThey seek to empower the people they support and their families by being the core of their agency. Through government associations, they provide a range of individualized and person-centered services. Their team has grown to over 100 people and supports adults and children with autism and other developmental disabilities.
YAIYAI has been dedicated to providing innovative services for the intellectual and / or developmental disabilities community. YAI supports people with autism, Down syndrome, and cerebral palsy, among others. Operating throughout New York State, Northern New Jersey, and California, YAI now offers more than 300 programs for people of all ages.
AHRCTheir early learning centers and school-age programs offer a variety of programs, services, and supports for students with disabilities and developmental delays, including services for students with autism, ages 3 to 21, for families living in the city. New York City.
Brooklyn autism centerBAC is dedicated to providing quality comprehensive educational programming that supports its students in reaching their full potential. They strive to teach skills that lead to the integration of their students into their community so that they can lead independent and meaningful lives. Their goal is to create a community of acceptance, a society that understands the challenges faced by people with autism, and one that embraces diversity.
Autism society of western NYIts mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by autism in the Western New York area. The Autism Society Western New York believes in meaningful participation and self-determination in all aspects of life for people with autism and their families. They promote individual, parent, and guardian choice to ensure that people with autism are treated with dignity and respect.
NYC Autism charter schoolsNYC Autism Charter Schools is committed to offering high-quality educational options to families living in the five boroughs of New York City. NYC Autism Charter School staff are trained in the principles of ABA, the methodology that informs all of its educational programming. Its peer tutoring program offers students the opportunity to interact with students from other local public schools. Additionally, partnerships formed with local businesses provide high school age students the opportunity to practice work and life skills in real-world settings.
Upstate NY Autism Alliance, IncUNYAA is a non-profit organization made up of dedicated parents of children experiencing the effects of ASD. UNYAA hosts many fun family activities and recreational events. They strive to promote positive community engagement in the region while making modifications to help make a successful experience for children with "disabilities."
ICahn autism centerIts mission is to improve the diagnosis of autism and related disorders, discover the biological causes of these disorders, and develop and disseminate innovative treatments. They strive to bridge the gap between new discoveries in basic science and improved care, while ensuring that the community is aware of new and improved approaches to caring for people with autism.
NEXTNEXT for AUTISM transforms the national landscape of services for people with autism by strategically designing, launching and supporting innovative programs. They believe that people with autism have the potential to live full and productive lives when they are supported by excellent services and connected to their communities.
Autism society of greater capital areaThe Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region, New York, is a collective of individuals dedicated to providing resources and opportunities to the autism community in the 14 counties they serve. Its mission is to promote access and lifetime opportunities for people on the autism spectrum and their families, so that they can fully participate, including members of their communities. They do this through advocacy, public awareness, education, and compassionate support.
My autismThe organization offers educational resources, personal support for families, and therapeutic athletic programs. Exclusive recreational programs offer community sports and physical activity programs for people with ASD. The American Autism Association encourages healthy lifestyles, fosters independence and inclusion, and promotes personal empowerment to improve the quality of life for people with autism.
Kelberman centerThe Kelberman Center is the premier provider of autism services for children, adults, and families in the Mohawk Valley and central New York. They provide comprehensive programming and services for people in all stages of life, from early childhood to adulthood, including: home and community-based, educational, clinical, residential and recreational, and camps. Their goal is to meet individuals and families where they are in life and support them every step of the way on their journeys to navigate autism.
Autism council of RochesterThey are a volunteer human services agency of professionals and parents of children, adolescents, and young adults on the autism spectrum. The Rochester Autism Council seeks to educate the wider community by providing greater awareness of autism. In addition to offering direct services and support to people on the autism spectrum, the Autism Council is a provider of autism awareness training approved by the New York State Department of Education for teachers, education administrators, community groups, law enforcement, first responders and the medical community.
Kids ThriveKids Thrive 585 offers lists of health, family and child resources. AutismUp is an autism organization in Rochester and the surrounding areas. Its mission is to support people with ASD and their families, expanding and improving opportunities to improve the quality of life.
QSACQSAC is a New York City and Long Island based nonprofit that supports children and adults with autism, together with their families, in achieving greater independence, realizing their future potential, and contributing to their communities in a meaningful way by offering person-centered services using the evidence-based principles of ABA to improve their communication, socialization, academic, vocational, and functional skills.
Autism services iGncAutism Services Inc is an agency serving only autistic individuals. Their quality of life and educational supports include adult day services, a certified education program, residential services, work support services, family support services, including respite, home clinical supports, therapeutic recreation (TRAC), vacation and after-school camp, and related clinical supports.
Anderson Center for AutismIt is a valuable and compassionate resource that provides education, support, outreach services, and information aimed at aiding and increasing opportunities for inclusion. The professional team manages programs that comprehensively address the educational, emotional, and social needs of each individual in a proactive and positive manner.
New York state education departmentResources in PDF format about approved providers of courses or training on the needs of students with autism and application and curriculum for autism providers can be found on this website.
New York - Applied ABCApplied ABC provides ABA and autism therapy services for individuals with autism. Applied Behavioral Counseling provides behavioral therapy in the home. The organization offers evaluations, treatment plan, behavior analyst, parenting trainings and much more.
Autism Learning PartnersProvides services to children with autism and other developmental disabilities including center-based, home-based ABA therapy, early intervention, diagnostic services, social skills program, parent involvement and training, speech, occupational and physical therapy , telehealth services, comprehensive ABA therapy, and focused ABA therapy.
Achieve BeyondProvides pediatric therapy and educational services to children, students, and families throughout the United States. Achieve Beyond's team of highly-skilled healthcare professionals includes: Speech-Language Pathologists, Special Educators, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs), Behavior Therapists, and more.
We Rock the SpectrumRobert and Danielle, parents of a child with ASD, know that there is a deep need for a place where children of ALL abilities can play, learn and grow together in an inclusive environment. The gym includes Suspended equipment with swings, Protective mats and pillows, Zip line: to release stress and relax the joints and body, Trampoline, Indoor play structure, Sensory toys, Fine motor area and arts and crafts
MerakeyMerakey is a nonprofit organization that provides ongoing care for people with autism throughout their lives by offering education and therapy services to help children, adolescents, and young adults. Applied behavior analysis is integrated into all autism programs to teach basic skills and maximize communication.
Autism Science FoundationASF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting people with autism and their families by funding scientific research to understand the causes of autism and develop better treatments.
Next Step SolutionsNext Step Solutions helps neurodiverse individuals and their families navigate the college application process and find the right support program and provide the necessary assistance during this life transition. All its services are individualized and online
Open the LidOpen the Lid provides web-based courses, strategies, and community created by a certified special education teacher and trainer.
Proud Moments ABAProud Moments ABA specializes in autism therapy. Proud has comprehensive and individualized treatment plans. Their services include personalized care and life skills development.
The ArcThe national community organization advocates for and with people with intellectual developmental disabilities, providing a wide variety of services, supports, and advocacy. Their services may include individual and public policy advocacy, residential, educational, and vocational services, financial and person-centered planning, recreational activities, and others.
CENTER FOR AUTISM AND RELATED DISABILITIES AT THE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANYIt is a resource center for families, educators, and professionals in the community. CARD Albany offers education and training for school staff, families, and community professionals with comprehensive assessments for autism spectrum disorders.

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Disclaimer: The resources posted on Ability Life Solutions are meant solely as suggestions and should not be construed as child-specific advice. The Center For Autism and Related Disorders recommends working with a board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA) who has experience with autism before starting any intensive behavioral intervention. Any choices you make in determining your child’s treatment are completely at your own discretion.

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