What Autism Tests Are Used to Diagnose Children

Currently, there is no medical test that can diagnose Autism. The diagnosis is reached by evaluating behavior. Physicians and Psychologists who have been trained to evaluate autistic-specific behaviors decide if a child is Autistic. There are many different ways these trained professionals can come to their decision. Developmental Screening A short test to tell if…

The Stress of Caring for a Child with Autism

Every parent experiences stress. But being the parent of a child with Autism is a 24/7 job that takes center stage in your life. You are your child’s teacher, cheerleader, therapist, and friend. Your child’s needs often become most important, above your family, friends, and yourself. This unconditional love can sometimes be more destructive than…

Technology and Autism: The Good and Bad

There is no doubt that technology has completely changed our world. It has given us unlimited access to information and communication while removing the need for physical, social interaction. Technology has helped kids with Autism learn and develop skills like never before. However, it has also shown to have negative effects.  Kids with Autism reap…

Fall Activities for Autistic Children

As the weather turns crisp, you may be wondering how you can engage your child in fun Fall activities. For children who experience sensory challenges, the outdoors makes a great sensory playground. The cooler Fall weather is a perfect time to plan some fun outdoor activities! Here are some things you can do this Fall:…

7 Signs Your Infant May Have Autism

Many parents may notice signs of Autism in their infants even before their first birthday. Although children without the condition often show similar behavior, it is important to consult with a pediatrician or family doctor if there are signs of developmental delays.  An early diagnosis will lead to an increased outcome for your child. Here…

HR Recruiter/Administrator – Long Island

Department: Human Resources – Long Island Hours Part-time: 24 hours/week Description Assist with recruitment efforts for our Long Island programs; including attending job fairs and visiting local universities, posting job advertisements, conducting interviews and onboarding new hires. Assist with administrative duties as needed.. Skills Needed Bachelors degree with 2 to 3 years of recruitment experience. Excellent oral…

Senior Accountant – Staten Island (Temp position)

Department: Finance – Staten Island Hours Part-time: 32 hours/week (temporary position) Description There is currently an opportunity for a senior accountant with a background including general ledger account analysis, reconciliations, journal entry preparation and cash management activities. Skills Needed Familiarity with grant accounting and/or NYC Board of Education billing is a plus.  Knowledge of Fund EZ software helpful.  Must…

Clinical Coordinator – Staten Island

Department: School Program – Staten Island Hours Full-time: Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm Description The Clinical Coordinator provides clinical direction and oversight to classroom staff under the general supervision of the program Director. Responsibilities include  providing training to staff on reinforcement, behavior plan implementation, data collection and professionalism; supervising proper IEP and progress report development and…

Human Resources Director – Staten Island

Department: Human Resources Director – Staten Island Hours Full-time: 40 hours/week Description The Human Resources Director guides and manages the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for the entire agency. The scope of the position includes areas such as staff development, compensation and benefits, training and development, recruitment, employee relations, organization development, HR…