Emergency Notification

All QSAC After School and After Day programs will be closed on Monday January 26th due to the weather emergency.  Offices, however, will be open.  

Please check back for updates.



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.

Did you know that QSAC serves more than 1,700 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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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. 

Click here to learn more about our resources

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 19th
The task of searching for wandering or lost individuals with Autism and other developmental and cognitive conditions is a serious responsibility. Without powerful procedures and devices, searches usually involve a large amount of people and expenses.…
January 12th
QSAC has begun Autismedu; a program funded and designed for staff training related to ABA in the public school system of NYC.  We have been able to utilize the BST (Behavior Skills Training) model to train direct teaching staff and other persons in t…
December 29th
The CDC has established that 1 in 42 boys are diagnosed with ASD. Despite the adoption of new diagnostic criteria in DSM-5 in 2013, the percentage of patients qualifying as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has not changed; this data according to a Medscape …
December 22nd
About 1 in 68 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) (CDC, 2014). While genetics plays a significant role in ASD, evidence suggests that environmental exposures also affect ASD risk. Several studies have explored associations of …
December 15th
Being able to advocate for one’s self is something that we don’t often think about on a regular basis. For those of us without communication deficits, it is easy to let others know what you want in your life. You are in charge of your own deci…


Workshop: Estate Planning

QSAC Preschool, 245-37 60th Ave., Douglaston, NY 11362

Douglaston PSG

QSAC Preschool, 245-37 60th Ave., Douglaston, NY 11362


Workshop: Estate Planning

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

Bronx Parent Support Group

1968 Eastchester Rd, Bronx, NY, United States

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QSAC Preschool, 245-37 60th Ave., Douglaston, NY 11362

Douglaston PSG

QSAC Preschool, 245-37 60th Ave., Douglaston, NY 11362


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