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Caregiving crisis can be avoided through empowerment

Caregiving crisis can be avoided through empowerment

Poughkeepsie Journal August 9, 2017 Patrick D. Paul Incidence rates for neurological disorders like Autism are exploding, baby boomers are aging, and strapped dual-income families are unable to support the needs of their loved ones. Agencies spend countless hours and dollars recruiting; burnout is disproportionately high and pay is exceedingly low compared to other industries. […]

Motivated by daughter, Marc Molinaro urges local governments to ‘ThinkDifferently’

Motivated by daughter, Marc Molinaro urges local governments to ‘ThinkDifferently’

auburnpub.com August 1, 2017 Robert Harding robert.harding@lee.net SENECA FALLS — Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro recalls the moment he began thinking differently about how to address issues affecting people with special needs. It was four years ago. His daughter, Abigail, was crying in her bedroom. She was unable to tie her shoes. For a young child, […]

Anderson Center for Autism Raises $65,000 at Golf Outing

Anderson Center for Autism Raises $65,000 at Golf Outing

HVNN.com June 29, 2017 Peter Beaudry, Jamie G, Rebecca Stanmyer, Cindy Mowris taught the golfers about PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) and other ways individuals on the spectrum communicate. Jamie used his iPad the whole day to communicate with the golfers. Photos courtesy of Anderson Center for Autism STAATSBURG – Over 140 business leaders, philanthropists, and […]

Simple message for graduates: ‘We believe in you’

Simple message for graduates: ‘We believe in you’

Poughkeepsie Journal June 21, 2017 Patrick D. Paul This month, students from schools across the country will be smiling big as they put on the caps and gowns symbolic of their hard work, determination and success. Parents will likely shed some tears as “Pomp and Circumstance” begins to play, and teachers will be reminded of the […]

Fifteen Anderson Center for Autism Students Prepare to Graduate

Fifteen Anderson Center for Autism Students Prepare to Graduate

HVNN.com May 31, 2017 Kathy Welsh STAATSBURG – Anderson Center for Autism announced on Wednesday that fifteen students will celebrate graduation on June 23, 2017. The education program at Anderson Center for Autism, which utilizes proactive and support strategies to promote academic, social, and emotional development, is geared toward students with a primary diagnosis of Autism […]

It’s just such rewarding work, and it’s so vital, so needed.

Betty Kirchhoff

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Agency Philosophy
ACA’s core philosophy is that all people deserve to live a life of quality.  ACA has evolved into an organization that has the expertise, resources and technology to enable the agency to contribute much toward the optimization of the quality of life of those it serves.

MISSION
Optimizing the Quality of Life for Individuals with Autism

VISION
Anderson Center for Autism as a world-class provider and leader

 

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