Take Action Now: SWIM TEAM


  1. Read Robin K. Schneider’s Silent Running: Our Family’s Journey to the Finish Line with Autism
  2. Read Naoki Higashida’s The Reason I Jump: the Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old with Autism


  • Hudson Valley Special Ed Parent Center: http://hvsepc.org/student-draft-iep-interactive-tool/ helps students prepare for relevant to IEP development.
  • New York State Education Department Office of Special Education:p12.nysed.gov/specialed provides assistance to parents, advocacy groups, & schools related to services and programs for students with disabilities.
  • PACER CENTER:  pacer.org (Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights) to expand opportunities & enhance the quality of life of children/young adults with disabilities
  • The Center for Parent Information and Resourcesparentcenterhub.org/a central resource
  • Extraordinary Ventures NY:evny.org provides employment opportunities for men and women with autism and other developmental disabilities


  • Extraordinary Ventures of NY’s Open House: Sunday, 10/22, 11a-2p. 850 Lexington Avenue, Mt Kisco