Parents Of Special Needs Students Say They Are Being Shut Out Of NYC's Learning Bridges ProgramAs New York City schools operate remotely, some parents say a city day care program is turning away students with special needs.
New Jersey Lawmakers Propose Option Of Putting Symbol On Driver's Licenses To Denote AutismThere is a push in New Jersey to allow people living with autism or a communication disability to voluntarily add a special marking to their driver's licenses.
Schools: The New Normal | Special Needs School Teaching Students New Routines To Safely Navigate Daily LifeSeveral special needs schools in our area welcomed students back inside Thursday for the first time since March.
Schools: The New Normal | Remote Learning Poses New Challenges For Parents Of Special Needs StudentsFor parents of children with special needs, back to school during the coronavirus pandemic brings an extra layer of anxiety when it comes to health and safety.
After 2 Years Of Waiting, N.J. Boy On Autism Spectrum Finally Gets His Service DogA New Jersey mother's appeal to get her son a service dog has been answered by strangers.
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.