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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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September 12, 2015 NAA NYM at the New York Open Over the 4th of July

NAA NYM had the pleasure of collaborating with the organizers of the NY Open tennis tournament, held over 4th of July Weekend at the Tennis Center in upper Central Park.  NAA NYM and Sidekicks Respite helped to coordinate a variety of professionals in autism-friendly activities for individuals with autism and their families.  Activities for families […]

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September 02, 2015 No September 2015 Parent Support Group

Parents and Caregivers: Due to Scheduling Conflicts, our September 2015 Support Group has to be cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience and wish you a happy and safe Labor Day holiday!

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