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:

July 2019

  • Barnes & Noble, Carle Place, donated $73.08 from proceeds of their BookFair fundraiser

May 2019

  • Autism Speaks awarded NSSA a grant in the amount of $5,000 for Support of Technology
  • Susan Rubin, founder of, made a donation of $320 from her monthly give-back campaign
  • Hempstead Town Clerk, Sylvia A. Cabana, donated $119 from her Dress Down Fridays for a Cause initiative

April 2019

  • Jake Prince donated $477 from proceeds of autism awareness bracelet sales at his school
  • Miller’s Ale House in Commack donated $257 from the proceeds of their Miller’s Gives Back campaign
  • The Jurena Family donated $4,497 from proceeds of an event they hosted to benefit NSSA

March 2019

  • Dime Bank donated $450 from their Dime Gives Back campaign

February 2019

  • The Long Beach Lion’s Club made a donation of $500

December 2018

  • Bike to the Beach donated $2,000 from the proceeds of their 2018 NY century ride

October 2018

  • High school student Neel Rajesh donated $320 from tennis lessons he taught

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



The next Visitors’ Day will be on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 9:30am. Please call (631) 462-0386 to register.

Upcoming Visitors’ Day dates:

  • September 25, 2019
  • October 23, 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 Visitors’ Days in June, July or August.

To attend please call the NSSA office at 631-462-0386.