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 3rd
Evidence based medicine shows that autism spectrum disorder is caused by the interplay of multiple genetic factors and environmental risk factors (Karimi, et al. 2017). Environmental factors and chemical exposure may affect the pathophysiology of the nerv…
March 20th
“Sesame Street” just got a whole lot broader with its newest neighbor: Julia, a Muppet with autism. The little girl Muppet with red hair and a favorite bunny clutched in her hand has been in “Sesame Street’s” online Digital S…
February 13th
In April 2015, the Day School store opened for the first time as part of the school’s vocational training program. In its infancy, the Day School store offered a variety of snacks, water, and fruit to its customers, mainly Day School staff and schoo…
January 24th
The autism diagnosis has been based on information collected from clinical assessments. These data points include a battery of clinical tests, level of participation in social interaction, communication skills, repetitive behaviors, and parent surveys. Ho…
January 9th
Dr. Joshua Henk Balsters and his colleagues performed MRI scans on individuals with ASD, and on a group of age and IQ-matched control subjects. Balsters et al found key differences in the brain activity between the two groups.&nbs…
Calendar

August

Tue, Aug 22 - 6:30pm:

ABA Series: Managing Behavior Problems

30-10 38th St., 3rd Floor, Astoria, NY 11106

September

Tue, Sep 5 - 6:30pm:

Manhattan Parent Support Group

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

Tue, Sep 19 - 6:30pm:

Manhattan Parent Support Group

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

Wed, Sep 20 - 9:00am:

Parent Support Group

12-10 150th St, Flushing, NY 11357, USA

Wed, Sep 20 - 11:00am:

Parent Teacher Committee

12-10 150th St, Flushing, NY 11357, USA

October

Tue, Oct 3 - 6:30pm:

Manhattan Parent Support Group

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

Tue, Oct 10 - 6:30pm:

ABA Series: Increasing Play Skills

30-10 38th St., 3rd Floor, Astoria, NY 11106

Wed, Oct 11 - 9:00am:

Parent Support Group

12-10 150th St, Flushing, NY 11357, USA