New York Families for Autistic Children

Lindenwood hosts ‘Wash for Autism’
Lindenwood hosts ‘Wash for Autism’
South Queens Courier Staff 6/23/2014 at 3:31PM

Over $10,000 was raised by the New York Families for Autistic Children (NYFAC) at the car “Wash for Autism” in Lindenwood on Sunday.

Autism expert says there’s still hope Avonte Oquendo will be found
Autism expert says there’s still hope Avonte Oquendo will be found
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 11/14/2013 at 11:02AM

Close to six weeks have passed and although Avonte Oquendo’s whereabouts are still unknown, the search continues as hope in finding the autistic teen remains strong. Avonte, 14, was last seen at the Center Boulevard School at 1-50 51st Avenue in Long Island City around 12:38 p.m. on Friday, October 4. There have been conflicting [...]

Annual Lindenwood car wash raises $3K for New York Families for Autistic Children
Annual Lindenwood car wash raises $3K for New York Families for Autistic Children
South Terence M. Cullen 6/25/2013 at 5:33PM

New York Families for Autistic Children (NYFAC) raised more than $3,000 from its seventh annual car wash, which took place in Lindenwood on Sunday, June 23. Organizers held the wash in conjunction with a car show by the Bow Wow Boys Car Club. The money will go toward rebuilding the NYFAC facility, which opened in [...]

New York Families for Autistic Children opens center after Sandy setback
New York Families for Autistic Children opens center after Sandy setback
News Queens Courier Staff 4/09/2013 at 11:57AM

BY LIAM LA GUERRE Richard Henry moved to New York City two months ago in search of a new autism facility for his daughter. Fortunately, he won’t have to look any further. After a six-month delay following Sandy, about 200 parents, children, staff members and politicians attended the grand opening of the $5.9 million New [...]