One in 68 Children has Autism

Our Impact

Did you know that QSAC serves more than 2,000 children and adults with autism each year? For more information on the many ways in which QSAC has an impact on the autism community, please click the link below.

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Our Resources

QSAC offers extensive resources for parents and professional development. Learn more about QSAC support groups for parents, online resources, continuing educations and available BCBA courses. 

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Support groups

Our support groups provide a forum for parents to share the successes, disappointments, and anxieties that arise from caring for a child with autism (offered in English and Spanish).

For more information please call (718) 7-AUTISM, ext. 2060.

Click here to view full details and dates for our training/support groups.

Latest News
January 11th
Autism as well as other neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs) can be better understood if we can identify the connection between contributing genetic and environmental factors.  Twin studies have shown high evidence of heritability. Several genetic syn…
January 4th
Currently, there is no medical test that can diagnose autism spectrum disorder. Getting an ASD diagnosis relies on a multidisciplinary team of trained professionals who interview parents and administer specific behavioral assessments and parent questionna…
December 28th
When a family who has a loved one with a developmental disability is in a crisis, the last person they think to turn to for help is their Medicaid Service Coordinator. Sure, the MSC can help individuals with developmental disabilities obtain and maintain …
December 21st
Thanks to QSAC’s dedicated and skilled Hab Spec and Respite staff, the Family Services department was able to offer parents a reprieve so that they could do their holiday shopping and enjoy some rest time. During the week of 11/30/15-12/04/15 from 6…
December 14th
Life is full of changes, some of these changes are easy to adjust to while others are more challenging. While growing up, I became isolated and withdrawn whenever I had to change much or when change was expected of me I hated to admit it at the time but t…
Calendar

February

Tue, Feb 9 - 9:30am:

Whitestone Parent Support Group

QSAC Day School, 12-10 150th St., Whitestone, NY 11357

Tue, Feb 9 - 6:30pm:

Douglaston Parent Support Group

QSAC Preschool (within Marathon Jewish Center), 245-37 60th Ave., Douglaston, NY 11362

Tue, Feb 9 - 6:30pm:

Manhattan Parent Support Group

253 W. 35th St., 14th Floor, New York, NY 10001

Wed, Feb 10 - 9:30am:

Douglaston Parent Support Group

QSAC Preschool (within Marathon Jewish Center), 245-37 60th Ave., Douglaston, NY 11362

Tue, Feb 23 - 6:30pm:

Manhattan Parent Support Group

253 W. 35th St., 14th Floor, New York, NY 10001

March

Wed, Mar 2 - 9:30am:

Douglaston Parent Support Group

QSAC Preschool (within Marathon Jewish Center), 245-37 60th Ave., Douglaston, NY 11362

Tue, Mar 8 - 9:30am:

Whitestone Parent Support Group

QSAC Day School, 12-10 150th St., Whitestone, NY 11357

Tue, Mar 8 - 6:30pm:

ABA Series: Introduction to ABA

30-10 38th St., 3rd Floor, Astoria, NY 11106

Tue, Mar 8 - 6:30pm:

Douglaston Parent Support Group

QSAC Preschool (within Marathon Jewish Center), 245-37 60th Ave., Douglaston, NY 11362