Good Work That’s Good For Business

Good Work That's Good For Business Photo courtesy of CINTAS Corporation In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month this October 2018, we offer this story about the progress corporations are making to diversify the workforce and include people with autism and other developmental disabilities.   [...]

2018-12-07T14:27:21-05:00October 17th, 2018|

CADB Turns 5! Looking Back, Planning Forward

It’s hard to believe that it has been five years since the launch of Center for Autism and the Developing Brain, a comprehensive diagnostic, treatment and research clinic for individuals with autism of all ages and their families.   CADB, as we call it, was created [...]

2018-08-23T15:46:37-05:00July 19th, 2018|

Happy Grads Celebrate Dads

June is the month to celebrate graduates and honor fathers. This month, NEXT for AUTISM is celebrating a group of bright, young adults who are graduating from our Project SEARCH Autism Enhancement employment training program at NY-Presbyterian Hospital in White Plains. After ten months of [...]

2018-08-28T10:37:34-05:00June 15th, 2018|

Working Toward Adulthood

As Autism Awareness Month draws to a close, we at NEXT for AUTISM would like to highlight a key focus of our work - advancing the future for adults with autism by creating more opportunities for them. Our work addresses every life stage of individuals [...]

2018-08-24T09:26:26-05:00April 30th, 2018|

Night of Too Many Stars Grantee Spotlight: Spectrum Designs

We first worked with Spectrum Designs, the maker of customized apparel, totes and hats made by young people with autism in 2012.  A small company with a big heart and expansive ambitions, Spectrum Designs is a success story still unfolding. Beyond producing merchandise for regional and [...]

2018-08-24T09:52:57-05:00September 19th, 2017|

Fertile Ground for Collaboration

Through Night of Too Many Stars, NEXT for AUTISM proudly funds grantees whose programs improve the lives of people with ASD across the country. When we have the opportunity to pair two grantees, thereby enhancing each program, we feel even greater satisfaction. Not only does each [...]

2018-08-24T11:07:50-05:00November 14th, 2016|

Celebrating Community Connections

Only a few weeks left in April! NYCA is celebrating people on the autism spectrum and the communities that embrace them. Join us by sharing our posts and your own stories using #NYCACommunityConnections

2018-08-28T10:54:16-05:00April 21st, 2016|

Celebrating Community Connections

NYCA continues to celebrate people on the autism spectrum and the communities that embrace them. Comment and tell us what you’ve learned from a friend, family or community member on the autism spectrum using hashtag #NYCACommunityConnections

2018-08-27T10:31:08-05:00April 7th, 2016|

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|