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Services for Children & Students

ABA Child Learning Series

The ABA parent training series program introduces parents and family members to various behavioral procedures that have proven successful in achieving behavior changes when applied appropriately to a diverse range of skills, including communication, social skills, and problem behavior.

After School Programs

QSAC offers five After School Programs that seek to provide therapeutic and behavior-oriented teaching and clinical treatment programs for children and adolescents with autism or pervasive developmental disorder.

Community Habilitation

The Community Habilitation program is primarily a skills training program designed to assist families caring for their loved ones with disabilities living at home.

Day School

QSAC's Day School program provides children 5 to 21 years of age with an appropriate education, implemented in the least restrictive environment.

Early Intervention Services

The QSAC Early Intervention program addresses families' behavioral and educational goals as outlined in their child’s Individualized Family Service Plan.

Emergency Respite Fund

QSAC has funds available to assist families living in Queens to pay for emergency respite for their disabled loved ones in times of crisis.

Family Reimbursement Program

The QSAC Family Reimbursement program allocates funds to families to reimburse goods and services not covered under any existing benefits or entitlements.

GOALS Transition Program

GOALS stands for Generating Opportunities through Advocacy and Learning that promotes Success. The program is available free-of-charge for students between the age of 14 and 26. Specifically, the program seeks to bridge the gap in services between high school and adulthood.

Pre-Employment Transition Services

The program provides eligible students between the ages of 14 and 21 with services intended to support the planning for and successful transition from high school to adulthood.


QSAC offers a center-based preschool program that provides children between the ages of 3 and 5 with an appropriate education in the least restrictive environment

Preschool Evaluation

QSAC's Preschool (CPSE) Evaluation Site is designed to offer comprehensive evaluations for Early Intervention children transitioning to CPSE or any preschool-age child with a suspected delay in cognitive and educational development, behavior, speech, OT, and PT.

Respite at Home

The QSAC In-Home Respite program seeks to provide scheduled care to individuals with autism or pervasive developmental disorder in their homes.

Saturday Recreation

QSAC's Saturday Recreation Program offers therapeutic recreation, structured activities, community outings and teaches functional skills.

School Holiday Respite

The QSAC School Holiday In-Home Respite program seeks to provide scheduled care to families caring for a loved one with a disability. The program is specifically designed to offer families a period of relief on days when public schools are closed.

Social Skills Group

QSAC provides a Social Skills Group for individuals on the autism spectrum, targeting those with high functioning autism. Individuals with autism exhibit the most profound deficits in socialization, peer interaction, and typical communication, which can significantly impact their success and overall progress.

Special Education Itinerant Teacher (SEIT)

The QSAC Special Education Itinerant Teacher (SEIT) program is open to all children between the ages of 3 and 5 classified by the Board of Education's Committee on Pre-School Special Education (CPSE) as a preschooler with a disability.

Special Education Teacher Support Service (SETSS)

The Special Education Teacher Support Service (SETSS) Program aims to address the behavioral objectives and educational goals outlined in each child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP).

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