Yearly Archives: 2014

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Exceptional Minds- Night of Too Many Stars Grantee Spotlight

Grantee Spotlight: Exceptional Minds Sherman Oaks, CA Kevin Titcher with Stargate Studios CEO Sam Nicholson Exceptional Minds is a vocational school and working production studio that fosters remarkable creativity and talent among young adults with autism interested in pursuing a career in the digital arts. [...]

2018-08-27T11:54:05-05:00December 10th, 2014|

Celebrate Another Year With Us!

NYCA has gathered several of our favorite highlights from 2014. While much progress has been made, the need for support still exceeds the current services available to people living with autism. Make the future brighter for people living with autism by making a special year-end gift [...]

2018-08-27T11:55:29-05:00November 24th, 2014|

The Homestead- Night of Too Many Stars Grantee Spotlight

Grantee Spotlight: The Homestead Cedar Rapids, IA Pictured above: Jeff, Taylor, Leighton and Lindsey. Founded in 1991 by a dedicated group of parents and professionals in Central Iowa, the Homestead was created to address the lack of services being provided to individuals with Autism Spectrum [...]

2018-08-27T11:58:22-05:00November 19th, 2014|

National Funders Collaborate to Release Groundbreaking Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NATIONAL FUNDERS COLLABORATE TO SUPPORT GROUNDBREAKING WORK  IN DISABILITY AND EMPLOYMENT New York, N.Y. (October 29, 2014) – Autism Speaks, Kessler Foundation, May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust, New York Collaborates for Autism and Poses Family Foundation, have collectively committed almost $7.5 million to support groundbreaking work in [...]

2018-08-27T12:51:51-05:00October 29th, 2014|

National Funders Collaborate to Support Groundbreaking Work in Disability & Employment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NATIONAL FUNDERS COLLABORATE TO SUPPORT GROUNDBREAKING WORK  IN DISABILITY AND EMPLOYMENT New York, N.Y. (October 29, 2014) – Autism Speaks, Kessler Foundation, May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust, New York Collaborates for Autism and Poses Family Foundation, have collectively committed almost $7.5 million to support groundbreaking work [...]

2018-08-27T12:40:21-05:00October 29th, 2014|

NYCA Donor Spotlight: From a Night in Paris to a Broadway Style Cabaret!

Meet Annie, a 13-year-old on a mission to make a difference in the lives of people living with autism. Annie organized a Paris-themed Bat Mitzvah in March 2014 where she raised money from friends and family to support NYCA. Annie’s celebration included Eiffel Tower-themed décor, [...]

2018-08-27T12:55:22-05:00October 22nd, 2014|

Growing Solutions Farm- Night of Too Many Stars Grantee Spotlight

Grantee Spotlight: Growing Solutions Farm Chicago, IL Growing Solutions Farm is located on 1.2 acres in the heart of Chicago.  Launched in 2013 by the Julie + Michael Tracy Family Foundation (JMTF), as part of JMTF’s Urban Autism Solutions initiative, it was created to address [...]

2018-08-27T12:59:05-05:00October 8th, 2014|

Staying Active with Autism

By: Guest Blogger Steven Becker, Vice President, Health & Wellness Services, Jewish Community Centers of North America Recipient of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition 2014 PCFSN Community Leadership Award Everyone knows that childhood obesity rates are at an all time high.  Not everyone [...]

2018-08-27T13:41:10-05:00September 24th, 2014|

Autism in the Workforce: It Makes Good Business Sense!

By: New York Collaborates for Autism and Arc of Westchester Pictured above: Paul Stein, Yonkers Assistant District Attorney, with Geoff, PSCA graduate. The Yonkers District Attorney’s office is one of the many employers in the Westchester area that has hired a graduate of the high school to employment transition [...]

2018-08-27T13:44:57-05:00September 3rd, 2014|

How to Stay Safe Around the Water this Summer and Year-Round

By: Guest Blogger Kristine Meyerson, Aquatics Specialist, YMCA of the USA Summer is a time of year when parents must be vigilant about water safety, and this is particularly true for parents of children with autism. While water safety and drowning prevention should be top [...]

2018-08-27T13:53:49-05:00August 12th, 2014|