Stay the Course: Traversing the Special Spartan Race at Citi Field

On Saturday, April 16, 2016, people receiving services through AHRC NYC programs, families, and staff from all across the five boroughs took to the stands, concourse, and even the outfield in the 2016 Special Needs Spartan Race. The multi-faceted obstacle course took place at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, in Flushing Meadows,…

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New York University Student Interns Visit AHRC Middle/High School

During the week of March 15, 2016, AHRC Middle/High School hosted 10 student interns from New York University. The college students, Alice Cheng, Taylor Dang, Austin Serio, Esther Phambu, Fadumo Osman, Mimi Doan, Mohammed Hossain, Bournee Huang, Margaret Arabpour and Samuel Zhu spent three days at the school, observing and helping in classrooms, the computer room, gym, art, music, and…

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Wings for Autism Soars to New Heights in Second Year

Going to the airport can be a traumatic experience for anybody, but for children with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities, the long check-in lines, constant noise, and cramped cramped conditions of airline travel can present special challenges. The Arc’s Wings for Autism program was developed to provide families with an airport rehearsal experience that allows them to undergo the…

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Students Race Spartan Obstacle Course at CitiField

Students from AHRC New York City’s Middle High School and Brooklyn Blue Feather Elementary School took part in the NYC Edition of the Spartan Race! Held at Citi Field on Saturday, May 9, the Spartan Race is an obstacle course featuring a wide variety of challenges for competitors to overcome. The students, as well as people supported from…

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Students of AHRC Middle / High School Begin PowerPoint Primer

AHRC New York City’s Middle/High School students have begun participating in staff training at Maiden Lane. Students are learning how to create PowerPoint presentations and acquire computer skills that they can utilize in school. While in the training room, all students were able to follow along each step and required little assistance from staff. The…

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AHRC Middle High School Holds Annual Talent Show

Students from AHRC New York City’s Middle High School in Brooklyn showcased a wide variety of skills in their annual Talent Show on December 5, 2014. Performing in front of their teachers, parents, and their peers, the students sang, danced, played instruments, and told jokes. The music selections spanned the decades as the performers took…

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Autism Spectrum News Publishes Article Written by AHRC NYC and Pace Univesrsity Professionals

The following is an article published the Autism Spectrum News‘ Fall 2014 issue. It was wrtitten by AHRC NYC’s own Christina Muccioli, Director of Education, and James Lawler, DPS, from Pace University. To read the article in its original form, CLICK HERE. At the AHRC New York City Middle/High School in Brooklyn, NY students on…

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