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Travel Tips For Families Of Children With Special Needs

Family travel involves significant planning whether it be for a weeklong trip or a short getaway. When traveling with a child who has special needs, significantly more preparation is often necessary. Here are some useful travel...

Autism Communities: Meeting The Vital Housing Need For Adults With Autism

Autism Communities a private, 501(c)3 organization, has a mission to provide housing solutions for adults with autism in vibrant, safe communities where they can enjoy fulfilling lives, supported by a person-centered culture of care for...

Building Good Nutrition In Children With Autism

April is National Autism Awareness Month, a nationwide effort to promote autism awareness, inclusion, and self-determination for all. If you have a child with autism, all of the conflicting information about what is “healthy” can...

Strategies For Parents Of Children With Special Needs

Raising children can be difficult in some very unexpected ways. Parenting a child with special needs can create some unique and especially daunting challenges. Even when parents identify difficult behaviors and enlist targeted interventions, dealing...

Long Island Autism Communities Announces New Board Members

Long Island Autism Communities, Inc.’s founder and president Charles Massimo, CEO of CJM Wealth Management recently named Lisa M. Sclafani, MD, and Gary Katz to the board. Lisa M. Sclafani, MD, is the director of Long...

New Muppet On The Block

Sesame Street’s latest character teaches children and adults about autism There’s a new character about to join Big Bird, Elmo and the rest of the crew down on Sesame Street. Julia is the show’s newest addition,...
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