Upcoming Virtual Events

Tuesday

 

Self-Advocacy Group (4:00pm to 5:00pm)
Facilitator: Kevin Martinez, LMSW
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Our self-advocacy group has gone virtual! Each meeting includes a specific topic of focus for discussion.

Parent Support Group (6:30pm to 8:00pm)

The meetings are open to all parents. If you are interested in participating in the group, you should contact one of the following people based on where you live:

New York City (all five boroughs): Madelyn Wolfin, LMSW at mwolfin@qsac.com or (718) 728-8476, ext. 1519.

Long Island: Violeta Macias at vmacias@qsac.com or (718) 728-8476, ext. 1719.

Click here for Fall flyer

Meeting Dates:

  • September 13, 2022

  • September 20, 2022

  • October 11, 2022

  • October 18, 2022

  • November 1, 2022

  • November 15, 2022

  • November 29, 2022

  • December 6, 2022

  • December 13, 2022

ABA Parent Training Series (6:30pm to 8:30pm)
Tuesdays (per schedule below)
Click here to register for upcoming trainings.

Meeting Dates:

  • 3/1/2022 - Introduction to ABA 

  • 3/15/2022 - The Power of Reinforcement 

  • 3/29/2022 - Increasing Communication 

  • 4/12/2022 - Challenging Behavior 1: Assessment and functions 

  • 4/26/2022 - Challenging Behavior 2: Strategies and Interventions 

  • 5/10/2022 - Increasing Structure: Token Economies and Activity Schedules 

  • 5/24/2022 - Increasing Independence: Activities of Daily Living and Behavioral Skills Training

  • 6/7/2022 - Understanding the Social Environment and Teaching Social Skills 

 

The ABA Parent Training Series is facilitated by Rocio Chavez, M.A., MS.Ed., BCBA., LBA, and Dita DeSena, MS.Ed., BCBA.​

Wednesday

 

Job Club (10:00am to 11:00am)
Facilitator: Steve Gardi
Meeting Dates: Every Wednesday (no meetings on federal holidays)
Pre-registration is required: Click here to register.​

This group meets on a weekly basis from 10:00am to 11:00am. The group provides support and training for individuals with autism and other intellectual/developmental disabilities who are participating in vocational services. Pre-registration is required for this event. If you are interested in participating, please contact Steve Gardi.​

Parent Support Group (10:00am to 11:30am)

The meetings are open to all parents. If you are interested in participating in the group, you should contact one of the following people based on where you live:

 

New York City (all five boroughs): Madelyn Wolfin, LMSW at mwolfin@qsac.com or (718) 728-8476, ext. 1519.

Long Island: Violeta Macias at vmacias@qsac.com or (718) 728-8476, ext. 1719.

Click here for Fall flyer

Meeting Dates:

  • September 14, 2022

  • September 21, 2022

  • October 12, 2022

  • October 19, 2022

  • November 2, 2022

  • November 9, 2022

  • November 16, 2022

  • November 30, 2022

  • December 7, 2022

  • December 14, 2022

Sibling Support Group (7:00pm to 8:30pm)

QSAC Sibling Support Group returns to QSAC through ZOOM in the summer of 2022. There will be 5 sessions held in the evenings. All meetings will be offered via ZOOM:​

 

To enroll your child in this program contact Madelyn Wolfin at: Mwolfin@qsac.com

For Long Island residents contact: Violeta Macias at: Vmacias@qsac.com

Click here for Summer flyer

 

Meeting Dates:

  • July 6, 2022

  • July 13, 2022

  • July 20, 2022

  • July 27, 2022

  • Aug 3, 2022

Thursday

Parent Support Group (12:00pm to 1:30pm)

The meetings are open to all parents. If you are interested in participating in the group, you should contact one of the following people based on where you live:

 

New York City (all five boroughs): Madelyn Wolfin, LMSW at mwolfin@qsac.com or (718) 728-8476, ext. 1519.

Long Island: Violeta Macias at vmacias@qsac.com or (718) 728-8476, ext. 1719.

Click here for Fall flyer

Meeting Dates:

  • September 15, 2022

  • September 22, 2022

  • October 6, 2022

  • October 13, 2022

  • October 20, 2022

  • November 3, 2022

  • November 10, 2022

  • November 17, 2022

  • December 1, 2022

  • December 8, 2022

  • ​December 15, 2022

Friday

Special Event Workshop: How to Access In Home Services (10:00am)

Guest Speakers:

Ms. Rachel Plakstis, Director of Patient Relations, Amerikids

Mr. Peter Coleman, Patient Relations Manager, Amerikids

QSAC is excited to offer families and caregivers important information presented by
Amerikids regarding in home supports for children on the spectrum ages 3-17.


Available services to be discussed include home attendant, occupational therapy,

physical therapy, and speech services.

Click here for workshop flyer

Meeting Date:

  • August 5, 2022