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(starting from the left) Project REACH’s John Schiavone with former CCSD Chair Gregory Bradford, CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein, CCSD Chair of Recruitment Luis Gutierrez and CUNY Executive Vice-Chancellor Allan Dobrin

CUNY Project Reach Mini-Grants Competition Results

The Central Office of Student Affairs, Disability Resources and Services recently announced the results of the CUNY Project REACH (Resources and Education on Autism as CUNY’s Hallmark) competition for the development of best practices and model projects that build CUNY’s capacity to serve students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). >>

REACHing Out To Students With Autism

CUNY has identified a burgeoning need to educate and support its rapidly growing number of students who have Autism Spectrum Disorders, and it hopes to become a national leader in providing a variety of higher education opportunities for these individuals. (In January, the private FAR Fund awarded the University a oneyear, $100,000 grant for a preliminary initiative called REACH: Resources and Education on Autism as CUNY’s Hallmark.  >>