There is a crisis in educating children with autism on Long Island-one that is brought to us by the Good Intentions Paving Company. This is very personal to me because my son has been diagnosed as autistic. Here the personal becomes political and in order to insure our rights, and those of my son, we have to organize and fight for them not only in the political arena, but on the front lines in each and every school district.
Join Autism Speaks for our 15th Anniversary Walk Now for Autism Speaks event as we walk to change the future for all who struggle with autism!
Join us at the 2014 Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation Golf Classic Reception on Monday October 13, 2014 at Glen Head Country Club in Glen Head, NY.
Speaker Silver Announces Agreement with Mayor de Blasio on Placement of Special Needs Children in Private Schools
We are excited the new mayor and his administration are serious about our most vulnerable in society and will ease the barriers for families seeking private school placement for their special needs child.
“When are we going to get serious about finding the cause and real pharmaceutical treatments to curb this epidemic?” Lawyer, political consultant and autism advocate, Brad Gerstman, questions with frustration.
Mayor Bill de Blasio was swept into office under a tale of two cities banner that dramatically highlighted how New York has become divided by class. But there is another kind of class division....