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November 18, 2015 Roadmap to Adulthood Part 3: Self-Direction & Financial Planning with Stuart Flaum

Join us on November 18 to learn about Self-Direction and Financial Planning from Stuart Flaum, a professional, parent & advocate! Self-Direction and Financial Planning are life care strategies that are changing how parents and individuals with developmental disabilities reach for successful outcomes. At this workshop, Stuart will highlight the financial benefits, including choices, within self directed budgets.

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November 14, 2015 Autism Fitness Fest In Central Park with Eric Chessen

Join NAA NY Metro for a special and always popular event! Autism Fall Fitness Fest with Eric Chessen, M.S. Saturday November 14, 2015, Central Park The Lawn Outside the Specter Playground

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November 11, 2015 First Meeting of our Queens Support Group!

Great News!!! NAA NY Metro Chapter is proud to make available a monthly support group in Queens for parents and caregivers of individuals on the autism spectrum moderated by Dr. Lauren Tobing-Puente. Dr. Tobing-Puente’s group had been meeting regularly since Fall 2009 in Mnahattan and as of November 2015 will be meeting in Queens. Generally, […]

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November 06, 2015 Join Us for An Exciting Night of NHL Hockey to Benefit NAA NYM!

NAA NYM is thrilled to partner with the New Jersey Devils to raise funds for NAA NYM’s programs which help local families affected by autism. $5 of every ticket sold using our special link and promo code benefits NAA NYM and you get to see the exciting NJ Devils under their new leadership take on […]

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October 15, 2015 Roadmap to Adulthood: Hayley Schapiro, LMSW: Resources & Supports

Resources and Supports: Navigating the System for People With Developmental Disabilities with Hayley Schapiro, LMSW YAI Link Thursday, October 15, 2015, 6:00 – 8:30 pm Rebecca School, 40 East 30th Street (5th fl), NYC The transition to adulthood is a great challenge, not only to the teen on the spectrum, but to the parents as […]

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October 06, 2015 Vaccine Whistleblower: Learn the latest from author Kevin Barry!

NAA NYM Is Excited to Announce a Special Book Event with Kevin Barry, Esq. author of the explosive new book, Vaccine Whistleblower: Exposing Autism Research Fraud at the CDC   (foreward by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.) Tuesday, October 6th, 6:00 – 8:30 pm Rebecca School 40 East 30th Street, NYC Books will be available for purchase […]

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October 06, 2015 Support Group Changes – No October Group but Exciting New Changes!

Please note the October 2015 Parent Support Group Will Not be Meeting but read below for important information about our support groups and a message from Dr. Lauren Tobing-Puente! Dear Families: For many years, Dr. Lauren Tobing-Puente has moderated our Manhattan Support Group. She has been an invaluable resource to our families and we cannot […]

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September 24, 2015 Chantal Sicile-Kira is kicking off our Roadmap to Adulthood Lectures!

NAA NYM is Excited to Announce: Roadmap to Adulthood: A Series of Lectures About Transition from School To Adulthood for Children on the Autism Spectrum Kicking Off with Chantal Sicile-Kira Transition to Adulthood – Preparing for a Full Life with Autism Thursday, September 24th, 6:00 – 8:30 pm Rebecca School, 40 East 30th Street, NYC […]

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September 13, 2015 A Great Fitness & Yoga Day in the Park!

NAA NYM teamed up with Eric Chessen MS, Roxanne Chess MS, OTR/L and a team of volunteers for a fun and active afternoon in Central Park. Our event was held on the west side of Central Park on the lawn outside the Specter Playground, near 85th and Central Park West. Kids and their families had […]

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September 12, 2015 Autism Fall Fitness & Yoga Event: September 12 at 1PM

Autism Fall Fitness & Yoga Fest with Eric Chessen, M.S. & Roxanne Chess, M.S., OTR/L   Saturday September 12, 2015 1:00pm-2:30pm Central Park The Lawn Outside the Specter Playground (on the west side of the park, just in from 85th Street) 85th and Central Park West New York, NY Please RSVP (THERE IS NO CHARGE […]

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