I’m on the spectrum and sometimes, it takes me longer to complete tasks. In high school, I was nervous about life after graduation. My mom recommended that I visit INCLUDEnyc. With their team, I worked on some goals, like becoming more independent traveling throughout NYC and speaking up for myself.
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“INCLUDEnyc helped me a lot with making decisions and not just about college,” Devin explained. “I was able to make good choices for my wellness, building my connections, and becoming more independent.”
Amy called 311 and was referred to INCLUDEnyc. “I expressed my concerns to the educator, Kim, and she explained the steps for Early Intervention,” Amy shared. “Kim was so warm and understanding. I’m a first time mom going through this experience, but Kim rooted me on. She felt like someone I knew.”