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2019 Essay Contest
The Life’s WORC Family Center for Autism, in partnership with The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Essay Contest! Students in grades 9 to 12 enrolled in public or private schools in Nassau or Suffolk counties as well as Queens have competed for the $4,000 first-place prize, $3,000 second-place award or $2,000 third-place … Continue reading 2019 Essay ContestLearn More
We Love Our DSPs!
In recognition of the amazing support staff here at Life’s WORC, we go a step beyond the traditional DSP Week and celebrate DSP Month! Below are some examples of the outstanding support professionals we have the pleasure of working with, who go above and beyond to care for the people we support. Filomena Residence Vaughn Thomas: Vaughn comes to … Continue reading We Love Our DSPs!Learn More
Debra Franceschini Golf Classic
The annual Debra Franceschini Golf Classic was held on Monday, August 6th at the Hempstead Country Club. The proceeds from this year’s outing benefit the Life’s WORC Family Center for Autism. This annual event was created by Robert Franceschini to honor his late wife who passed away from colon cancer over ten years ago. Robert and his two sons, Robert … Continue reading Debra Franceschini Golf ClassicLearn More
Summer fun in Garden City
The Garden City Day Habilitation group has been very busy this summer! On July 18, they participated in a Job Fair in Plainview, where they were able to hand out their resumes and on the spot interviews were conducted. We had great time at Nautical Mile in Freeport. Just a beautiful relaxing day. Day Hab participant Albert had a great experience … Continue reading Summer fun in Garden CityLearn More
Medicaid Service Coordination Transitions to Care Management
The long awaited transition from MSC to CCO/HH Care Management successfully launched on July 1. Under the new model, the Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC) program, which was used to help people plan services for the people we support, was replaced by a new and improved program called Health Home Care Management. Life’s WORC is excited to collaborate with ACANY, the Care … Continue reading Medicaid Service Coordination Transitions to Care ManagementLearn More
Garden City Lord & Taylor
Over the past five years, our friends at the Garden City Lord and Taylor store and Life’s WORC have maintained a strong relationship, and collaborated on events such as charity days, fashion shows and makeovers. This past April, the staff at Lord and Taylor held a charity pot-luck lunch for Autism Awareness Month, raising more than $2,200, which included a personal donation from … Continue reading Garden City Lord & TaylorLearn More
12th Annual T Off 4 Autism
The 12th Annual T Off 4 Autism Golf Classic took place on July 12, 2018 at the Tam O’Shanter Country Club in Brookville, NY, honoring Richard Lobel. T off 4 Autism has raised over 1.8 million dollars over the last 12 years. Michael and Keri Just, who work tirelessly on this event, have generously distributed funds to local charities that … Continue reading 12th Annual T Off 4 AutismLearn More
Life’s WORC Family Center for Autism is now a Proud Member of the Council of Autism Service Providers!
Life’s WORC Family Center for Autism is now a proud member of the Council of Autism Service Providers (CASP)! As a provider of Applied Behavior Analysis this membership will be crucial to our development and growth in the field. CASP is committed to promoting the use of evidence-based practice (EBP) for the clients served by our member organizations. To date, … Continue reading Life’s WORC Family Center for Autism is now a Proud Member of the Council of Autism Service Providers!Learn More
Special Needs Job Expo Success
Life’s WORC, along with FREE, ACLD, Skills Unlimited, and TRI hosted a Job Expo on Friday June 8, 2018, at Farmingdale State College. More than people registered to attend the event, and it was wonderful to see so many people at Life’s WORC take advantage of the workshops and forum. The keynote speaker was from John’s Crazy Socks, and I … Continue reading Special Needs Job Expo SuccessLearn More
A Day at the Ballpark
On May 1, 2018, Darryl, Adam and John from our West 129th Street residence in Manhattan visited to Citi Field to see the New York Mets play against the Atlanta Braves. They were accompanied by Asst. Manager Michael Mallette, along with staff members Monique Downing and Shaquita Ringo. They had a great time and enjoyed eating ice cream and french fries. John purchased a hat … Continue reading A Day at the BallparkLearn More