AUTISM SERVICES INC
40 HAZELWOOD DRIVE, AMHERST, NY 14228 www.autism-services-inc.org

Total Revenue
$17,235,270
Total Expenses
$16,967,677
Net Assets
$1,696,649

Organizations Filed Purposes: CREATING MEANINGFUL OPPORTUNITIES THAT ENRICH THE LIVES OF PEOPLE WITH AUTISM, THEIR FAMILIES AND THEIR COMMUNITY.

AUTISM SERVICES, INC. FOUNDED IN 1982, IS DEDICATED TO PROVIDING ENVIRONMENTS WHERE PEOPLE WITH AUTISM ARE UNDERSTOOD, RESPECTED AND ASSISTED TO FULFILL THEIR POTENTIAL. COMPREHENSIVE AND LIFELONG PROGRAMS FOR PEOPLE WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS INCLUDE COMMUNITY RESIDENCES, AN EDUCATION PROGRAM, ADULT SERVICES, SERVICE COORDINATION, RESPITE, THERAPEUTIC RECREATION, AND MORE. SUPPORT SERVICES TO FAMILIES, PROFESSIONALS, AND CAREGIVERS ARE PROVIDED THROUGH OUTREACH AND TRAINING ACTIVITIES.

INDIVIDUAL RESIDENTIAL ALTERNATIVES PROVIDE ROOM, BOARD, PROTECTIVE OVERSIGHT, AND CARE TO RESIDENTS IN SMALL, COMMUNITY RESIDENCES. FIFTY-FOUR PEOPLE WITH AUTISM RECEIVED SERVICES IN THIS PROGRAM DURING 2018. ALL RESIDENTS ATTEND EDUCATION OR ADULT SERVICES PROGRAMS OR WORK IN PAID EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES DURING THE WEEK. EACH RESIDENT WORKS WITH STAFF ON SPECIFIC GOALS IDENTIFIED IN THEIR APPROVED INDIVIDUALIZED SERVICE PLAN (ISP) TO LEARN SKILLS THAT WILL ENABLE THEM TO BECOME MORE INDEPENDENT. DURING FREE TIME, RESIDENTS CHOOSE FROM A VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES THAT INCLUDE HOBBIES, SHOPPING, SPORTS & RECREATIONAL OUTINGS AND FAMILY VISITS.

NYS STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT CERTIFIED EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM FROM AGES FIVE THROUGH TWENTY-ONE. A TOTAL OF ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-ONE STUDENTS RECEIVED SERVICES AT TWO LOCATIONS IN THIS PROGRAM IN 2018. TRAINING IN FUNCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING SKILLS SUPPLEMENT ACADEMIC COURSEWORK. SUPPORT TO STUDENTS INCLUDES SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY SERVICES, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, MUSIC/ART/CREATIVE MOVEMENT/DANCE ACTIVITIES AND ADAPTIVE INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PLAN (IEP). A TRANSITION LIAISON WORKS WITH STUDENTS TO HELP PREPARE THEM FOR POST-GRADUATION ADULT SERVICES OR EMPLOYMENT.

DAY SERVICES INCLUDE DAY HABILITATION, BLENDED DAY SERVICES, SUPPLEMENTAL DAY HABILITATION, ACCES-VR AND SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS. THE VARIETY OF SERVICES OFFERED IN THESE PROGRAMS INCLUDES TRAINING IN ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING, PREVOCATIONAL SKILLS, HORTICULTURE THERAPY, PARTICIPATION IN ART/MUSIC/CREATIVE MOVEMENT/DANCE ACTIVITIES AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES. SOME PEOPLE WORK AT PAID JOBS IN THE COMMUNITY WITH THE SUPPORT OF JOB COACHES. ART AND MUSIC PROGRAMS ARE OFFERED TWO EVENINGS PER MONTH IN THE SUPPLEMENTAL DAY HABILITATION PROGRAM. THROUGH SELF-ADVOCACY, PEOPLE ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE IN ACTIVITIES OF INTEREST TO THEM. PARTICIPANTS IN THE DRUMMING GROUP NO WORDS SPOKEN PERFORMED FOR SCHOOL GROUPS AND AT SEVERAL COMMUNITY EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. MANY OF OUR TALENTED ARTISTS EXHIBITED ARTWORK AT LOCAL GALLERIES AND BUSINESSES. ONE-HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-NINE CHILDREN AND ADULTS RECEIVED SERVICES IN THESE PROGRAMS IN 2018.

Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
Veronica FedericoniCEO35$170,128
Kurt SchwenkCFO35$102,023
Kathy WoodDIRECTOR1.5$0
Belle Walls MontreeDIRECTOR1.5$0
Louis SidoniDIRECTOR1.5$0
Brenda MikolajczakDIRECTOR1.5$0
Lindsay Mckenna EsqDIRECTOR1.5$0
David MansourDIRECTOR1.5$0
Tara LyonsDIRECTOR1.5$0
Jennifer KelchlinDIRECTOR1.5$0
Carina Alfaro-FrancoDIRECTOR1.5$0
Kathleen CurtinSECRETARY1.5$0
Matthew Shriver CpaTREASURER1.5$0
John LordiVICE PRESIDENT1.5$0
Thomas MazurPAST PRESIDENT1.5$0
Dr Edmund EganPRESIDENT1.5$0

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