On August 11, 2020, the Winters Center for Autism held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new autism center in West Babylon, New York. The center will provide 21,000 square-feet of instructional space for adults diagnosed with autism. The services will include vocational and life-skills instruction with a focus on job training and skills needed to succeed in the workplace.
The campus will also offer indoor and outdoor spaces for health and wellness activities, including a sensory garden, greenhouse and the local eatery, Brigid’s Café. Additional job services will include career planning, interview preparation, exploration of volunteer and educational opportunities, and assistance for employers to develop an employment program for people with autism.
The non-profit Winters Center for Autism helps adults with autism find and train for jobs in addition to helping Long Island businesses develop and implement programs to employ adults with autism. The organization provides job creation, training, and placement services for adults with autism.
This was reported by Patch on August 12, 2020.
Contact information: The Winters Center for Autism, 92 Mahan St, West Babylon, NY 11704; 631-635-1169; Website: https://www.winterscenterforautism.com