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
April 11th
There is a hypothesis that the autistic disorder may result from an imbalance between excitatory glutamatergic and inhibitory GABAergic pathways. Some studies have investigated the potential role of Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid (GABA) modulators such as valpro…
April 6th
New York, N.Y. – QSAC’s CFO of more than 20-years, Paul Naranjo, will retire in late September 2016. After an extensive search, Douglas “Doug” Axenfeld will assume the role of CFO after Mr. Naranjo’s retirement. Over the last…
April 1st
Tomorrow, April 2nd is the eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day. This years theme is “Autism and the 2030 Agenda: Inclusion and Neurodiversity” Autism and other forms of disability are part of the human experience that contributes to human…
March 29th
People First Language is an alternative way of talking about individuals with disabilities; it focuses on the person themselves, and not just their disability. People First Language was developed to promote and foster positive communication when speaking …
February 22nd
At the QSAC Preschool and Day School, we strive to implement as many proactive strategies as possible to increase independent prosocial behavior and to prevent and decrease the occurrence of problem behavior. These proactive strategies are part of a syste…
Calendar

May

Tue, May 3 - 6:30pm:

Manhattan Parent Support Group

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

Tue, May 10 - 6:30pm:

Douglaston Parent Support Group

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

Wed, May 11 - 9:30am:

Douglaston Parent Support Group

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

Tue, May 17 - 9:30am:

Whitestone Parent Support Group

QSAC Day School, 12-10 150th St., Whitestone, NY11357

Wed, May 18 - 9:30am:

Douglaston Parent Support Group

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

Tue, May 24 - 6:30pm:

Manhattan Parent Support Group

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

Tue, May 24 - 6:30pm:

Douglaston Parent Support Group

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

Wed, May 25 - 9:30am:

Douglaston Parent Support Group

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