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.

OUR IMPACT
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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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
April 13th
April is not only autism awareness month, but it is also the time of the year when we begin to see life return to the city. The weather is getting warmer, the trees and flowers are beginning to bloom, and we are enthused about going out and getting active…
April 6th
A lot of parents that I have an opportunity to work with, continuously report that their children often display resistance to bedtime. The most usual forms of bedtime resistance include crying, leaving the bedroom, and an inability to stay in own bed. Fre…
March 16th
At workshops with parents of individuals with autism, a question frequently asked is, “what caused autism?” Unfortunately, autism spectrum disorder is a very complex neurodevelopmental disorder with multifactorial inter-individual’s comp…
March 9th
A new study finds that even experts can’t reliably detect autism by merely observing a child during a 10- to 20-minute well-child checkup. The finding underscores the American Academy of Pediatrics’ recommendation that all …
March 2nd
Throughout the course of our lives, each of us has been presented with having to make decisions about the path we wanted to take. Whether it is furthering our education, choosing a career path, or even starting a family, we ultimately have the power to ma…
Calendar

April


Estate Planning Workshop

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


Douglaston PSG

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

May


LI Parent & Sibling Support Group

872 Atlantic Ave, Baldwin, NY, United States


Manhattan PSG

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


Douglaston PSG

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


Increasing Communication Workshop

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


Workshop: Benefits & Entitlements, What Can I Get?

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


Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Rights & Entitlements

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


LI Parent & Sibling Support Group

872 Atlantic Ave, Baldwin, NY, United States


Manhattan PSG

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


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