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Our Precious Gems

The fast-paced nature of life often leaves people feeling drained, exhausted, and anxious. Expectations of a parent of a child or children with special needs is exponentially higher. Physical and...

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5 Things You Should Know

Before Your Life-Plan Meeting

Managed Care and Care Coordination Organizations have been a buzz word since 2012. But the big changeover happened just over a year and a half ago when six new Care...

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Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer Joined by Community Leaders at HASC Center

On February 24, 2022, New York State Senator and Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer was welcomed to HASC Center, a premier agency providing services to children and adults with intellectual...

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Travel Training with HASC Center

This week, HASC Center successfully ran its Travel Training Culmination program for the members of its Day Habilitation, Pre-Vocational and Residential programs. Funded by NYS Department of...

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They Light Up Our World

The theme of Chanukah is to express our gratitude to Hashem for the miracles that took place on the Chanukah of long ago and to generalize this feeling of appreciation to all the “miracles” that...

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Spotlight on Com-Hab

This month we meet Community Habilitation Director, Shimon Susskind, LMHC. We found him in his office in between his collaborative meetings and quite a few pop-in visitors. He’s just that popular. 


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Meet Chana: A Com-Hab Story

Meet Chana S., a soft-spoken young lady with lots of dreams. She is a confident young lady, dignified, happy, and actively pursuing her dreams.


Get to know Chana:

Age: 12

Challenge: diagnosis of...

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A HASC Success Story

When we first met *Ari (*not his real name), he was a disheveled teen, living on the streets, with nowhere to go. He was a mess.


He could hardly communicate. He barely spoke. He was destructive,...

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Keeping Up the Connection


My child was in love with his counselor this past summer, and I am very grateful. The only hard part is how much he misses him once camp ends... How can I keep up this friendship without making...

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