All that glitters!

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'

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

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

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!


Pictured are Rev. Anthony Rucando, Pastor Emeritus of OLG; Megan Ryman, NYFAC Day Habilitation Supervisor; and Benny and Johnathan of NYFAC’s Day Habilitation Without Walls program.

Food Donation

HOWARD BEACH – In this, the season of giving, New York Families for Autistic Children (NYFAC) was lucky enough to receive many big-hearted donations towards our “Thanksgiving 2014 food drive.”  We were able to provide a turkey and all the …

Sean McCabe

‘Hometown Hero’ visits NYFAC

Howard Beach’s own Sean McCabe – son, husband, father, veteran – visited NYFAC on Veterans’ Day, Tuesday, November 11.


It was part of NYFAC’s “Thank Our Veterans Week.”


McCabe, who is one of the many who have selflessly …

Pictured are Leo Compton, Program Director; Andrew Baumann, President & CEO; Peter Hayes, Factory Direct Bus Sales; Lawrence Jackson, driver.

NYFAC Keeps on Rollin’

On Halloween, Friday, October 31, NYFAC got a great treat – its brand new bus!


The white Starcraft 20-passenger is the fifth in NYFAC’s fleet, enabling us to pick up and drop off individuals from their homes, as well …



On Saturday, October 26, NYFAC Family members marched along Cross Bay Boulevard as part of the Kiwanis Club of Howard Beach’s annual Halloween parade.



Andrew Baumann, NYFAC President & CEO with Investors Bank President & CEO Kevin Cummings

NYFAC President Headlines Not-For-Profit Panel

Investors Bank hosted its second annual Queens Not-For-Profit Conference, “The Art of Thriving, Today and Tomorrow,” at Terrace on the Park on Wednesday, October 22.


With three break-out sessions, Andrew Baumann, NYFAC President & CEO, served as a panelist …

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