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AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support City Access New York every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same selection, prices, and experience as you always do on Amazon, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to City Access New York.  All you need to do is follow the link below.

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/20-3786663

City Access New York, Inc. thanks you for your continued support in helping the visually impaired and developmentally disabled lead a more independent life!

WAY OUT Charitable Foundation for People with Autism

The WAY OUT Charitable Foundation for People with Autism, a non-governmental organization based in Russia, hosted City Access New York and  Museum Access Consortium (MAC) during the first week of December 2015 to provide training and consultation for autism-friendly accommodations and programming at Russia’s museums and to share approaches to life and social skills development for adults with autism.

Human +

Abilities!, a member of the Museum Access Consortium, is a partner in a National Science Foundation-funded project, tentatively titled Human +.  The New York Hall of Science museum is leading the development a new exhibit about how technology is used to expand human abilities.The exhibit will be built at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and will travel to numerous other science museums around the country.  One main focus of the exhibit will be how people with disabilities use a variety of technologies to help narrow the gap between what they want to accomplish and what they are able to do unassisted. 

Promoting lifelong access to community resources

City Access New York promotes lifelong access to educational, vocational and cultural programs for New Yorkers of all abilities. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that identifies barriers to participation, in schools and in the community, and adapts the content and delivery of programs to the diverse needs of people with disabilities.