NYFAC in the News

Kiwanis Honors Community Leaders


    On Friday, April 29, the Kiwanis Club of Howard Beach honored Andrew Baumann, President & CEO of New York Families for Autistic Children (NYFAC), Inc. with the “Community Service” Award.


     Baumann’s co-honorees were Hon. Augustus Agate, retired Supreme …

NYFAC says ‘thanks’ to FDNY

      As part of Autism Awareness Month, NYFAC hosted a “thank you” luncheon for members of the Fire Department’s Engine 331, Ladder 173.


     The Aktion Club of Howard Beach at NYFAC helped to cook for and serve the First Responders, …

All that glitters!

Here at NYFAC, individuals from our Day Habilitation Without Walls program are making pretty pieces of jewelry as part of our new jewelry club. DSCN3119 …

Sports Authority hosts NYFAC for ‘Fitness Friday’

The individuals from NYFAC’s Day Habilitation Without Walls program took a trip to the Sports Authority in the Gateway Mall, where they saw a Durban bike demonstration and were able to do Zumba in the store. Everyone had a great …

Celebrating Autism Awareness



NYFAC was proud to be invited to City Hall recently, where the New York City Council declared April as Autism Awareness Month in the City of New York.


Pictured are Councilmember Andrew Cohen, Chair, Mental Health Committee; City …

Masons Honor NYFAC President & CEO

HOWARD BEACH – On Tuesday, April 14, New York Families for Autistic Children (NYFAC) President & CEO Andrew Baumann was presented with “The Douglas MacArthur Award for Exemplary Service to Youth” by the Springfield Gardens Lodge, No. 1057 of the …

1010 WINS!!

 All month long, in honor of Autism Awareness Month, NYFAC will be featured on 10 10 WINS!


NYFAC Spreads Holiday Cheer for Hundreds

Howard Beach – They danced, they sang, they even got a visit from the North Pole!


On Sunday, December 14, nearly 100 children and their families – 250 people total – celebrated the season at NYFAC’s 2014 Holiday Party.…

Spirit of The Season

Ahh, the holidays: a time of family, friends, joy and cheer.


Well on Sunday, December 14, I witnessed first-hand how our community came together in the spirit of the season – all for the kids – at our annual …

We Hit A High Note

NYFAC would like to thank all those who came out on Saturday, December 6, especially Russell, Edna and Winter from Request Music, for our “Karaoke Night.”
Everyone had a blast, singing everything from holiday tunes to Disney “Frozen’s” “Let it …

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