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Join us at the HASC Chol Hamoed Event

We welcome you to join us at the HASC Center Chol Hamoed Event this Sukkos! The event will take place on Friday, October 14, from 11AM to 2PM at Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park in Brooklyn. The...


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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

Q:

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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A Community Celebrates a HASC Bar Mitzvah

This past Monday a special bar mitz vah was celebrated at the Flatbush Park Jewish Center. Certainly, every bar mitzvah is special, but this one stood out particularly, because it epitomized inclusion.


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Naftali’s Journey to the Siyum

In 2003, a beautiful soul named Naftali became part of HASC Center. At age 20, he was a vibrant and happy young man who yearned for increased independence and the ability to articulate his dreams and...


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Comprehensive Support for Families

In the world of special needs, the focus is primarily on the individual who is displaying the disability, and from a practical sense, this is the way it should be. It is a responsibility that HASC...


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Alumni Play in HASC Hockey Classic

The second Annual HASC Hockey Classic was held this past Sunday in Teaneck. Over 160 yeshiva league alumni hockey players from schools from all over the tri-state area came to compete to benefit Camp...


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Spiritually Lifting Those Who Need It Most

HASC Residence Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

 

On what felt like a summer day in the middle of February, HASC Centers welcomed friends, family, supporters, and community leaders to the ribbon cutting...


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HASC Center Mothers' Retreat

While waiting for the bus to the HASC Center Womens’ Retreat, last Sunday morning,  I had the opportunity to observe the women arriving to the bus stop in front of the HASC Center Yeshiva Day Hab at ...


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Maimonides’ Volunteer Angels

Maimonides Hosts HASC Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

 

Last Wednesday, I attended a reception at Maimonides Medical Center. Though hardly newsworthy on the surface, this was no ordinary reception....


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Fired Up and Ready to Go

Camp HASC Staff Orientation

 

Summer is nearly upon us. Camp HASC has been planning, training, and preparing for the upcoming season throughout the year. Now, as part of Camp HASC’s staff...


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Camp HASC Simchaton

Where Simcha Meets Torah

 

While it is well known that Camp HASC is a place that over 300 special campers and their devoted staff affec tionately call their summer home, it is less known that many...


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Reach for the Moon

A Handful of Stars Ain't Bad

 

A group of men went to volunteer in the community today. Though hardly newsworthy on the surface, these were no ordinary men. These individuals are proud members of...


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Harav Malkiel Kotler Shlit"a Visits Camp HASC

On Sunday, July 28, Harav Malkiel Kotler, shlit"a, Rosh Yeshivah of Beth Medrash Gov oha in Lakewood, and his Reb betzin, paid a memorable visit to Camp HASC. Rav Kotler arrived at the camp, where he...


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The Art Show of HASC

The men and women of HASC took pride in their work as they attended their very own art show display ing their creations at the Neil Kerman Gallery. Celebrating their hard work over the past two ...


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