June 29, 2016
Autism Services, Inc Appoints CFO
Thomas Constantine, CPA has accepted the position of Chief Financial Officer. A resident of Cheektowaga, New York, Mr. Constantine has worked in the human services sector of Western New York for more than 15 years. In his role with Autism Services, Tom is responsible for the development and operation of the agency’s financial information systems, as well as maintaining internal accounting controls, cash management, and debt financing matters. Additionally, he provides operational and programmatic support to ASI and oversees the Facilities, Purchasing and Information Technology Departments.
June 24, 2016
Five Flowers of Five Points
ASI artists participated in steel workshops at The Essex Arts Center, where they created large-scale flower sculptures. Five of these flowers – “The Five Flowers of Five Points” – will be dedicated to the Five Points community with a celebratory wine tasting, hosted by Paradise Wine, for neighboring businesses and the general public.
More information available here.
March 29, 2016
Autism Services, Inc Announces Plans for Autism Awareness Month 2016
In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, Autism Services, Inc. (ASI) recently announced a slate of promotional partners and special events taking place throughout the month of April 2016. Find a complete list here.
March 16, 2016
Autism Services, Inc. Will Spring It On March 24th
On Thursday, March 24, 2016, Autism Services, Inc. (ASI) will participate in its third Spring It On, a 24-hour online fundraising event hosted by the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County. Spring It On is a unique campaign that will raise awareness and funds for more than 250 local non-profit agencies in Western New York.
January 20, 2016
ASI Enhances its Human Resources Department
Trisha (Duke) Aures named Senior Director of Human Resources, Abigail Brackett appointed as HR/Employment Relations Specialist, Sheryl Pine promoted to Recruitment Coordinator, Bethany Prentiss promoted to Recruitment/HRIS Specialist and Charmaine Gray is the Benefits and Safety Coordinator.
November 25, 2015
Autism Services Receives Grant from R.M.H.C.
Autism Services, Inc. (ASI) is pleased to announce a grant award of $8,048.46 from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York, Inc. The funding will be used to purchase two (2) much-needed Smart Boards® for classroom use at the agency’s Bryant Stratton Way location in Williamsville, New York.
October 30, 2015
Gift Wrap Volunteers Needed
‘Tis the season to gift wrap! Autism Services, Inc. (ASI) is in need of community volunteers to give of their time during the upcoming holiday season at its annual Holiday Gift Wrapping Booth at the Walden Galleria Mall from December 7-24, 2015.
October 14, 2015
Autism Services, Inc. Resource Center to Host Employment Workshop
Autism Services, Inc. announced an upcoming workshop to take place at the Autism Services, Inc. Resource Center, located at 97 Main Street in the Village of Hamburg, New York. This workshop will focus on the transitionary period after graduation from school. Topics to be discussed will include programs and services offered to those in transition, options available through New York State, and preparation for employment.
September 14, 2015
Autism Services, Inc. to Present 13th Annual Arts Work Sale and Auction
Plans are well underway for the 13th annual Arts Work Sale+Auction which raises funds to support Autism Services, Inc.’s (ASI) visual and performing arts program. The event will take place on Friday, October 9, 2015, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Asbury Hall on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo, New York.
September 2, 2015
Marla Gressley appointed Day Services Administrator
In her role with Autism Services, Ms. Gressley oversees daily operation of the agency’s two Day Habilitation Programs, as well as its Supplemental Day Habilitation Program. Her responsibilities include oversight of staff, budgets and the evaluation of all program systems to ensure compliance with OPWDD regulations.
July 13, 2015
Jeff Miller named Employment Services Coordinator
Mr. Miller is responsible for coordinating all employment and vocational services for Autism Services. Additionally, he searches for, and works with businesses to secure volunteer and paid employment opportunities, as well as coordinates the successful placement for participants of the agency’s Education Program and Day Habilitation Program.
June 8, 2015
Grand Opening of Little Free Library in North Buffalo
Autism Services, Inc. is excited to offer a Little Free Library to our North Buffalo neighbors. The way it works is simple, the library is stocked with a variety of good-quality books. In turn, neighbors stop by and borrow any book that suits their interest. Once the borrower is finished with the book, they return it and, if they’re able to, contribute a new one to share with others.
May 21, 2015
Tracy Panzarella Honored with Distinguished Service Award
“Tracy Panzarella is bright, engaged, and dedicated. It is people like Tracy that carry the torch and continue to advocate for our clients and our professions. She truly deserves to be honored with the Distinguished Service Award,” NYSSLHA President Joseph Sonnenberg said.
April 21, 2015
Autism Services Employee To Receive Professional Award
Director of Training and Staff Development, Shaun Doyle, will receive the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Western New York’s (SHAWNY) 2015 Honors of the Association Outside of the Profession. SHAWNY awards this honor to an individual who is typically in a related profession who has supported the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology or the individuals served in a unique or outstanding manner.
April 9, 2015
Aspire and Autism Services, Inc. Announce Program Partnership
Aspire of WNY and Autism Services, Inc. are collaborating on a program designed to provide students with autism an opportunity to learn vocational skills in real life settings.
March 27, 2015
Autism Services, Inc. Resource Center Hours of Operation and Autism Awareness Month Activities
Autism Services, Inc. (ASI) recently announced hours of operation and Autism Awareness Month activities scheduled for its new Autism Services, Inc. Resource Center, located at 97 Main Street in the Village of Hamburg, New York.
March 27, 2015
Autism Services, Inc Announces Plans for Autism Awareness Month 2015
In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, Autism Services, Inc. (ASI) recently announced a slate of promotional partners and special events taking place throughout the month of April 2015. Find a complete list here.
March 18, 2015
Autism Services, Inc. Employee To Be Honored by Professional Association
Autism Services, Inc. (ASI) is pleased to announce that Director of Clinical Services, Tracy A. Panzarella, M.A./CCC-SLP/L, will receive the New York State Speech- Language-Hearing Association’s (NYSSLHA) 2015 Distinguished Service Award. The honor will be bestowed upon Ms. Panzarella during the Association’s Annual Honor and Awards program on Friday, April 24, 2015, beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the Rochester (NY) Riverside Convention Center.
February 3, 2015
Autism Services, Inc. to Open Hamburg Site – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Set for February 27, 2015
Officials with Autism Services, Inc. (ASI) recently announced plans for the opening of its Autism Services Inc. Resource Center, which will be located at 97 Main Street in the Village of Hamburg. The organization will hold a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for this 3,000 square foot facility on Friday, February 27, 2015, at 11:00 a.m.
January 21, 2015
Autism Services, Inc. Announces Administrative Level Appointments
Autism Services, Inc. recently announced the appointment of two Amherst, New York, residents to its administrative team: Cristina Higgins was named the human service agency’s Senior Director of Business Administration and Heidi B. Henzler the Marketing and Fundraising Coordinator.
October 23, 2014
Autism Services, Inc. Presents 12th Annual Arts Work Auction and Sale
Autism Services, Inc. (ASI) recently announced that its 12th annual Arts Work Auction and Sale, which took place at Asbury Hall on Friday, October 10, 2014, raised more than $41,000. All of the proceeds from the event directly support the agency’s diverse fine and performing arts program.
October 23, 2014
Autism Services Seeks Volunteers for Holiday Gift Wrapping Initiative
‘Tis the season to gift wrap! Autism Services, Inc. (ASI) is in need of dozens of community volunteers to give of their time during the upcoming holiday season at its annual Holiday Gift Wrapping Booth at the Walden Galleria Mall. This is a fantastic opportunity for school clubs/teams, social organizations, families and friends to work together, have fun and make a difference for others in our community.
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Matt Anderson Spiking for Autism Volleyball Tournament
The Matt Anderson Spiking for Autism Volleyball Tournament will be a fun, competitive event that heightens the local community’s understanding of autism. All proceeds will benefit Autism Services, Inc., a social service agency focused on providing services to those individuals and families living throughout Western New York, who are touched by autism.