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Atlas Foundation For Autism

Affiliations & Resources

Affiliations:

We have developed strong relationships and collaborate with many individuals and organizations over the years.


  • Dr. Marcie Beigel

    Speaker, author, and consultant Dr Marcie Beigel is proud to have spearheaded workshop collaborations between with Atlas and her company Behavior + Beyond. Dr. Marcie provides high-quality parent and teacher training online and in-person through programs, group presentations, and one-one-one help. Dr. Marcie and her team can help you tackle any behavior.

    Book: #1 bestselling book Love Your Classroom Again.

  • Susan Levin

    Susan Levin, Harvard-Educated, Internationally-Celebrated Author, Public Speaker, Nutrition Consultant, and Guide To Families Affected By Autism. Susan offers in-person and online programs for families affected by Autism, ADHD, and other pediatric disorders. Susan’s programs train families in healing nutrition, self-care for parents, and family dynamics. Susan also offers workshops in NYC on healing diets and her 3-pronged approach to Autism Recovery, through ATLAS and the National Autism Association. Susan can be reached through her website, unlockyourchild.com, or by email, at susan@unlockyourchild.com.

    Book: Unlocked - A family emerging from the shadows of autism

  • South Paw

    Southpaw has paired with Atlas to create a collaboration offering great sensory equipment for our students and to bring a NY based showroom for interested parties (families, schools, daycares, therapists, Etc) to come see these amazing products in action! Southpaw and Atlas are embarking on a journey to bring sensory sensitivity to both recreational and educational experiences for students of all ages and abilities

  • National Autism Association (NAA)(NY Metro Chapter)

    Atlas hosts their monthly sibling group and sits on the family mentor committee.

  • Adam Holstein

    Behavior Management Consultant have partnered in several workshops and professional endeavors. Adam Holstein has consulted on cases with Atlas Foundation For Autism and is available for services during the week at allotted times for ABA supports, team coordination, and advised on systemizing data collection agency wide.

  • Autism Speaks

    Atlas hosts their monthly NYC Walk for Autism meetings, represent them at resource fairs and community events, and aided in the revision of the updated Toolkits on challenging behavior.

Resources:

We pride ourselves on being a resource for the community at large. We have found the following organizations, sites, and articles to be informative and helpful. We hope you find the same!

  • Autism Advocacy & Awareness OrganizationsOpen or Close
    • Dr. Marcie Beigel provides high-quality parent and teacher training online and in-person through programs, group presentations, and one-one-one help. Dr. Marcie is known for her friendly yet frank approach and for strategies that work in realistic situation. She and her team of behavior specialists can help you tackle any behavior. To learn more please check out www.drmarcie.com and her #1 bestselling book Love Your Classroom Again.

    • Adam J. Holstein - Licensed Psychoanalyst and Behavior Therapist
      Mr. Holstein, a NYS Licensed Psychoanalyst and Behavior Therapist, brings to the Atlas Foundation for Autism a unique fusion of perspectives to families who have children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. He supports families on an emotional level while bringing all family members together ensuring continuity of ABA interventions in the home and school. To learn more about what he offers visit his website or call him at 516.297.5705.

    • AHRC New York City
      AHRC New York City offers individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities a wide range of programs, services and supports tailored to meet their specific needs.

    • Quality Services for the Autism Community (QSAC)
      QSAC is a nonprofit organization founded in 1978 by a group of parents confronting inappropriate and limited service options for their children with autism. For over three decades, QSAC has been guided by the principle that every child and adult with autism deserves the highest quality of treatment and care that enables them to live meaningful and fulfilled lives in our society. Today nearly 1,000 QSAC employees join together at 21 facilities in Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, and Nassau County to provide educational, residential, therapeutic and family support services.

    • Resources for Children with Special Needs (RCSN)
      RCSN is New York City's only independent nonprofit organization that works for families and children with all special needs, across all boroughs, to understand, navigate, and access the services needed to ensure that all children have the opportunity to develop their full potential.

    • YAI Network
      Since 1957, the YAI Network has been providing hope and opportunity to people of all ages with developmental disabilities and their families. Their organization includes more than 450 programs and serves more than 20,000 people every day.

  • Family Reimbursement Programs & GrantsOpen or Close
    • Harlem Dowling Center
      As a not-for-profit child-welfare agency, the mission of Harlem Dowling-West Side Center for Children and Family Services is to serve and assist children and their families in crisis and distress. Our services include foster care, adoption, preventive services and related assistance to children and their families to enable them to live in a stable and nurturing environment. The agency's programs focus on serving children and their families living in the communities in which the agency operates.

    • New York State Institute on Disabilities (NYSID)
      The New York State Institute on Disability is a non-governmental, not-for-profit and tax-exempt disability incubator. Founded in 1995, the Institute has a board of directors comprised of individuals representing a wide range of disabilities, parent advocates, and other disability advocates. The Institute is based in New York City, but has developed projects in conjunction with independent living centers and other organizations throughout the State of New York.

      Contact Information:
      Elizabeth Connelly Resource Center
      930 Willowbrook Road
      Staten Island, NY 10314
      (718) 494-6457

    • SCO Family Services
      SCO Family of Services helps vulnerable New Yorkers build a strong foundation for the future. We get young children off to a good start, launch youth into adulthood, stabilize and strengthen families and unlock potential for children and adults with special needs. SCO has provided vital human services throughout New York City and Long Island for more than 100 years

    • United Cerebral Palsy Fund (UCP)
      United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, Inc. (UCP of NYC) is the leading nonprofit agency in New York City providing direct services, technology and advocacy to children and adults with cerebral palsy and other disabilities. UCP of NYC offers a breadth of more than 75 comprehensive programs including medical, clinical, educational, technological, residential and rehabilitative services to over 14,000 New York City residents and families annually

      Contact Information:
      122 E. 23rd Street
      New York, NY 10010,
      Guido Ortenzio (212) 677-7400 ext 716

  • Medicaid Waiver Service Coordination & ApplicationOpen or Close
    • Ohel Family Services
      The mission of OHEL Children's Home and Family Services, established in 1969,is to protect and strengthen individuals and families by meeting the diverse social service needs of the community through programs of excellence. Leveraging OHEL's experience and reputation, we seek to proactively identify community social challenges by pioneering new programs that elevate the lives of individuals and families every day.

    • SKIP of New York
      SKIP of New York is the only 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit agency of its kind. It is based on the belief that every kid deserves a shot at the best childhood they can get, especially kids who are medically fragile and/or developmentally disabled. Through service coordination, advocacy and hands-on problem solving, more than 150 SKIP case managers make sure the 3,000 children they work with each year get that chance. Because when it comes to healing a child, there's no place like home.

  • Educational Lawyers & AdvocatesOpen or Close
  • Books, Articles and ResearchOpen or Close
    • #1 bestselling book Love Your Classroom Again.
      By Dr. Marcie Beigel

      An astonishing 68 percent of elementary school teachers reported a significant increase in the number of behavior problems in their classrooms over the past five years. Enhanced, updated strategies and behavioral techniques are needed to address this new, staggering reality. Love Your Classroom Again, teaches you the best ways to tackle behavioral challenges faced in preschool and elementary classrooms. Thank you Amanda Friedman for contributing your enthusiasm in the introductory testimonial.

    • Unlocked: A Family Emerging from the Shadows of Autism
      By Susan Levin

      Unlocked begins with a vivid depiction of the author’s life with her autistic son, Ben. Feelings of isolation, self-hate, and even moments of hatred toward her own child in response to his behaviors, as well as the impact on her marriage and younger daughter, impel her to seek solutions for his condition. Through years of trial and error, Susan eventually discovers methods that bring about radical improvement in Ben.

    • 1001 Tips for Parents of Autistic Boys
      1001 Tips for Parents of Autistic Girls

      By Tony Lyons

      Current research shows that at least one in 110 U.S. children now has autism, and the number keeps rising. Parents of these children become full-time researchers, always looking for the latest information on doctors, education, and treatments, and parents of girls with autism face particularly unique challenges. After countless hours of study, Tony Lyons shares what he has learned. Following his comprehensive guide to treatment options, Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism, he now presents the essential guide to parenting a girl with autism.

    • Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism, Fourth Edition 2014
      By Ken Siri, Tony Lyons

      The parents of children with autism know that learning about treatments is a full-time job. For parents with limited time, ability, or resources, Ken Siri and Tony Lyons have compiled the latest in autism research and treatment. Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism contains contributions from more than eighty experts on a variety of therapies, models, and multifaceted evaluation and treatment centers.

    • Love Your classroom Again
      By Dr. Marcie Beigel

      Love Your Classroom Again is for educators of all levels who want to rediscover their passion for teaching, love of their students and excitement to spend each day in the classroom, but aren't sure how.

News & Featured Content

  • New Pictures - From Our Latest Events

    View pictures and video from our Atlas events including two of our most recent, Autism Storytime with Barnes & Noble and the Wellness Workshop with SouthPaw.

  • Answers: Beliefs About ABA

    Ansers: Beliefs about ABA (Lets discuss the pros, cons and controversial ins and outs of ABA and Autism! "How we define behavior, Autism, and appropriateness is a tricky slope to navigate and one bombarded by subjectivity and emotion.."

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