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January 31, 2013

Community Resources, a group home in Staten Island, has been reported to New York State for abuse as well as 'serious deficiencies".

Community Resources declined request for an interview, but in a statement says their group homes are among the highest rated in the state. The agency says the deficiencies discovered by inspectors were "promptly addressed and approved."

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May 10, 2007

Our Lady Queen of Peace in Staten Island, NY held its annual "Read-a-thon" to help kids in need. The entire student body, from kindergarten through eighth grade, read and collect change (Pennies from Heaven!) over a four week period. At the request of a seventh grader, this year's campaign will be for autistic children, as four children in the school have siblings with autism.

Autism Speaks, In the News, Current News, Our Lady Queen of Peace Students Raise $12,000 with Read-a-Thon Program

In 2000, NAAR became the first non-governmental organization to break the $1 million mark for funding autism research and committed approximately $1.5 million to fund 19 pilot studies and two mentor-based fellowships in autism research taking place in the United States and Spain.