QSAC - Quality Services for the Autism Community

Welcome to QSAC!

QSAC 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.

QSAC pursues this mission through direct services that provide a supportive and individualized setting for children and adults with autism to improve their communication, socialization, academic, and functional skills.

QSAC offers support groups for both parents and siblings throughout New York City and Long Island. 

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SPring 2014 Newsletter

In this season's newsletter, read about program updates as well as new programs that have been launched at QSAC. The newsletter also includes a feature article on adult independence by Catherine Falleo, M.S.Ed., SAS, SDA, Director of Clinical Services for Day Habilitation, and Anya Kurtz, M.A., BCBA, Assistant Director of Clinical Services for Day Habilitation. 

Read our Spring 2014 Newsletter here (PDF)  >>


QSAC’s annual gala, Believe, raises funds to support our programs and services for children and adults with autism living throughout New York City and Long Island.

This year, QSAC will honor Franklin BeckerMonte N. Redman, and Sprint on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in New York City.

CLICK HERE for tickets and sponsorship information.

Latest News
April 22nd
By Catherine Falleo, M.S.Ed., SAS, SDA, and Anya K. Silver, M.A., BCBA For typical developing children, the process of reaching independence in adulthood seems to come naturally. However, this is not so for individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (AS…
April 18th
The New York State Dental Foundation’s mission aims to spread smiles throughout New York State by helping to meet the oral health needs of those most in need. Over the winter the New York State Dental Foundation, along with support from Dr. Scott Fi…
April 15th
Dear Friends, Over the past year, QSAC has been fortunate to partner with the Blue Hill Troupe (BHT) as their 2013-2014 charity. As a part of this partnership, the Troupe generously donates the net proceeds from their season to their charity partner. In f…
April 8th
Yesterday, Monday, April 7, Paul Halvatzis, a QSAC parent and board member, alongside Joseph Amodeo, QSAC’s Director of Development and Strategy, participated in an interview on NBC 4 New York with Roseanne Colletti. The interview focused on the imp…
March 27th
Dear Friend, Earlier today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that autism diagnosis rates had climbed 30% over the past two years from 1 in 88, to 1 in 68 schoolchildren. The report issued by the CDC also mentioned that diagno…


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245-37 60th Avenue, Douglaston Little Neck, NY, United States (within Marathon Center)

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245-37 60th Avenue, Douglaston Little Neck, NY, United States (within Marathon Center)


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253 West 35th Street, New York, NY, United States - Floor 16


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