FAMILY AUTISM CENTER


Family Autism Center (FAC)

Monday through Friday, Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Autism Family Center is a resource for the entire community. Our ultimate goal is to provide the services that help enable individuals with special needs greater inclusion in the community. We provide families with access to information to service providers and programs for children, adolescents, and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other Developmental Disabilities and their parents.
 

FREE Resources Include:

  • Guidance for navigating the Special Education system
  • Family advocacy services
  • Educational workshops led by professionals in the filed
  • Family support group
  • Support with Office for Persons With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) eligibility process
  • Referrals for services
  • Special events

 

HOW CAN WE HELP?


If you would like more information about our services, please click here to contact us now.

 

For more information, contact specialneeds@shorefronty.org

Past Events
  • Sexuality and Autism Spectrum Disorders - 12.15.16
  • Music For Autism Concert 04.03.16
  • The DIRFloortime Model Workshop 01.26.16
  •  How to protect your child legally and financially presentation 12.16.15
  • Special Education Updates information session with IncludeNYC 10.28.15
  • Fifth Annual Walk for Autism 05.17.2015
  • “Music for Autism”, hosting “Percussia”, 03.15.15

FREE Family Support Group
 

Group meets once a month.

The Family Support Group is designed to provide peer support and guidance for individuals and families touched by Autism Spectrum Disorders and other Developmental Disabilities.
The Family Support Group offers participants an opportunity to share thoughts, feelings and ideas in a supportive environment.
Childcare is provided while group is in session.

Parents Advisory Committee

 

Committee meets every two months.
Parents Advisory Committee offers parents an opportunity to get involved in making decisions pertaining to current programs. Parents provide feedback on the changes that have been implemented.

Childcare is provided while committee is in session.