Hamaspik is an independent network of private not-for-profit organizations reflecting identical philosophies and missions while sharing resources and technical assistance. Currently, Hamaspik has centers in Brooklyn, Queens, as well as in Orange and Rockland Counties. Each center has its own Board of Directors comprised of business professionals and members of its dedicated parent body who are especially cognizant of the needs of their respective developmentally disabled population. Each member of the Hamaspik agency is a certified provider within the network. The population that Hamaspik services include individuals with mental retardation, developmental disorders and the developmentally disabled and all are given the opportunity to achieve their maximum potential and to have the best quality of life.
May has been proclaimed by President Obama and United States Congress, Jewish American Heritage Month. Despite years of oppression and persecution, Jews have always risen up to help bring improvement and progress to society.
The International Center for Autism Research and Education (Icare4autism), a New York City- based non-profit organization, announced plans to create the world’s first Global Autism Center on Mt. Scopus in Jerusalem, Israel.