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.
Family Dayis an opportunity to learn about our 2016 Day Habilitation without Walls Program. Young adults who have graduated high school or are graduating this year and their primary caregivers are welcome. City Access will open the program for viewing and will have Day Hab personnel available to answer your questions.
A Description of our Day Habilitation without Walls Program: The without walls group Day Habilitation program at City Access New York has a
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.
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.