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GRANT AND DONATION ANNOUNCEMENTS:

To supplement the funds raised through NSSA’s special events, the Development Office works to secure funding from foundations, corporations, businesses, and government offices on an on-going basis.

The Development Office is proud to announce the receipt of the following grants and donations:

September 2018

  • North Shore Autism Circle donated $15,000 towards enhanced technology and curriculum
  • Champions for Charity donated $3,490 from their 2017 Holiday Shopping Event

June 2018

  • Carle Place School District donated $650 from the proceeds of a Pen & Pencil Donation Exchange

May 2018

  • Autism Speaks granted $4,778 to NSSA for Expanding the Scope of Educators
  • West Babylon School District’s Leo Club donated $770 from the proceeds of a fundraiser

April 2018

  • Temple Beth David Brotherhood donated $1,015 from the proceeds of their Blues Night Concert
  • Carley Schor donated five 6th generation iPads

January 2018

  • Dime Community Bank donated $1,000 from #DimeGivesBack fundraiser proceeds

December 2017

  • Bike to the Beach donated $10,428.80 from proceeds of its 2017 NY Ride

November 2017

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities granted $12,500

October 2017

  • The Jack Fanning Memorial Foundation, Angels for Autism, pledged a grant of $8,000 for the enhancement of NSSA’s Adult Services Program
  • The A Team of Grand Avenue Middle School, Bellmore, donated an additional $422 from this year’s bake sale
  • Nassau County AHRC Foundation, Inc., granted $1,000 to NSSA for people with developmental disabilities in Nassau County

 

VISITORS DAY

The next Visitor’s Day will be on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 9:30am. Please call (631) 462-0386 to register.

Upcoming Visitors Day dates:

  • November 14, 2018
  • December 19, 2018
  • January 23, 2019
  • February 27, 2019
  • March 27, 2019
  • April 17, 2019

Since its inception the Martin C. Barell School has conducted Visitors’ Days one day each month. This has afforded family members, teachers, and other interested professionals an opportunity to learn more about the school and its philosophy. On each visit an overview of the agency, its programs, and the Martin C. Barell School is given. The organization of classrooms, ABA model, as well as the model used for speech consultation are discussed in detail. Visitors are given an explanation of the individualized motivational and reinforcement systems as well as the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. Each visit includes a tour of The Martin C. Barell School. At the end of the tour the main points of the visit are reviewed and a question and answer forum is provided. Visitors Days are generally scheduled on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 9:30 am. We do not hold Visitor’s Days in July or August. To attend please call the NSSA office at 631-462-0386.

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