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
August 10th
One of the key markers of autism is significant social deficits. Even on opposite ends of the spectrum, having difficulties with social cues and relationships is consistent. That being said, this is not to say that people with autism do not want to have m…
August 3rd
This past year has been a challenging one as much as a rewarding one. When I first started working for QSAC, I did not realize the impact I would have as a self-advocate and mentor to young adults with disabilities, but as time went on, myself and others …
July 13th
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) was revised and released a fifth edition in May of 2013. Included in the changes that were made to the DSM-5, is the dissolution of the diagnoses of PDD-NOS and Asperger’s Disorder whic…
June 29th
Ability to follow instruction is one of the essential skills for children to be successful in everyday situations. Instruction following occurs when behavior comes under stimulus control of the instructions delivered. In other words, a child learns to fol…
June 1st
    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a very complex neuro-developmental disorder characterized by impaired socialization, reduced communication and restricted, repetitive or stereotypical activities and interest. Autistic individuals may be aff…
Calendar

August

Mon, Aug 31 - 7:00pm:

LI PSG & SSG

872 Atlantic Ave., Baldwin, NY 11510

September

Tue, Sep 1 - 6:30pm:

ABA Series: Increasing Language

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

Tue, Sep 8 - 6:30pm:

Manhattan PSG

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

Mon, Sep 14 - 7:00pm:

LI PSG & SSG

872 Atlantic Ave., Baldwin, NY 11510

Tue, Sep 22 - 9:30am:

Whitestone PSG

QSAC Day School, 12-10 150 Street, Whitestone, NY 11357

Tue, Sep 22 - 6:30pm:

ABA Series: Toilet Training

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

Mon, Sep 28 - 7:00pm:

LI PSG & SSG

872 Atlantic Ave., Baldwin, NY 11510

Tue, Sep 29 - 6:30pm:

Manhattan PSG

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

October

Mon, Oct 5 - 7:00pm:

LI PSG & SSG

872 Atlantic Ave., Baldwin, NY 11510

Tue, Oct 13 - 6:30pm:

Douglaston PSG

QSAC Preschool (Within the Marathon Jewish Center) 245-37 60th Avenue Douglaston, NY 11362