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.


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 BCBC 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
November 21st
QSAC (Quality Services for the Autism Community), a 38-year old New York City-based nonprofit serving children and adults with autism, has released its first book for iPad for supporting parents of children with autism. Bridging the Gap: A …
September 24th
When I was younger I would throw temper tantrums and rebel when things would not go my way. I also had a number of anxieties and overcoming them was difficult for me. These were some of the ways I communicated to people as well my peers. Whenever I felt a…
May 19th
On Saturday, May 31st in NYC, the Sprout Film Festival will be presenting an autism-friendly screening of 7 short films featuring people on the autism spectrum. The program, ON THE SPECTRUM, will take place at 2:00pm on Saturday, May 31st at the…
May 14th
As a clinician who works every day with parents of children with autism, I see and hear how hard it is for parents to deal with the stress of raising a child with autism. When it is hard for their son or daughter to start something new, learn a social int…
May 5th
When I was younger all of my behaviors were due to the stress around me. Today when I don’t manage things effectively I become stressed out and confused. My environment then becomes an issue which can be both good and bad. During those times it&rsqu…


Manhattan Parent Support Group

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

Support Group: Douglaston

QSAC Preschool, 245-37 60th St., Douglaston, NY

Workshop: Autism and the Holidays

QSAC Preschool, 245-37 60th St., Douglaston, NY

Autism and the Holidays

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

Support Group ABA Training Winter Party

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

Parent Support Group: Whitestone

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


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