Gov. Andrew Cuomo Signs Executive Order Allowing In-Person Special Education Classes To ResumeIt's a welcome relief to many parents of disabled children, who say they cannot wait any longer for these vital services.
Coronavirus Update: Many Children With Autism Not Getting Classes, Services They Need During PandemicFor children with autism, a set schedule is key, and it's just not classroom time the kids are missing. Many are not getting the services they need.
Mom Wants Jail Time For Charter School Principal Accused Of Hitting 7-Year-Old Autistic Son With DoorThe mother of a 7-year-old who was allegedly assaulted at his Harlem school is finally speaking out.
Report Says New York Is Facing Shortage Of Spots For Preschool Special Education ClassesFor many families, it could mean a major roadblock to their child's development.
NYC School Working On Improving Chances Of Adults With Autism Finding Full-Time EmploymentThe number of people with autism is reaching record numbers. Experts say over the next decade half a million will enter adulthood, and face a number of issues, including finding a job.
Yonkers Police Report Missing Autistic Teen Gabriela Marquez Found SafeAuthorities said 15-year-old Gabriela Marquez had been last seen on Hawthorne Avenue around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Gray Skies, Soaking Rain Can't Stop Costumed Participants At Annual Halloween Run For AutismThe 5K event raises money and awareness for people with autism and developmental disabilities.
Luv Michael, Nonprofit Granola Company Which Employs Autistic Workers, Expanding Into ManhattanWhen it comes to this kitchen, there could never be too many chefs.
Mom's Facebook Post Goes Viral, Encourages Children With Autism To Use Blue Trick-Or-Treat Buckets On HalloweenOmairis Taylor’s Facebook post has already been shared over 124,000 times since Sunday.
Mother Says Son With Autism And His Father Were Kicked Off Bus After Boy Threw UpThe Nyack woman says her son's dad offered to clean up the mess, but the bus driver refused the help and instead got angry, started to yell and kicked them off.
NYC School Bus Drops Autistic 5-Year-Old Off At Wrong School, Officials Just Marked Him 'Absent'"They said no he didn’t show up they have him marked as absent. I said absent? He was on the bus this morning,” the boy's father, Peter Hionas said.
Missing Long Island Teen With Autism Found SafeDetails on where he was found were not immediately available.
Semi-Verbal Teen With Autism Missing On Long IslandThe Nassau County Police Department’s First Precinct says 17-year-old Isaiah Farrow went missing around 4 p.m.
Non-Profit Holds Day Of Surfing For Kids With Special NeedsThe surf was up Wednesday for some kids on Long Island. An outing was held for special needs children and they took to the waves like pros.
Queens Family Demands Answers After Autistic Teen Wanders Away From School, Found In ManhattanThe girl ended up at a bus stop on the corner of Broadway and West 57th in Manhattan – nearly 13 miles from where she was last seen in Fresh Meadows