Nassan’s Place can’t STOP the diagnosis,
but we can HELP the families affected by it!


Autism support

What is autism?

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) are developmental disabilities that cause substantial impairments in social interaction and communication and the presence of unusual behaviors and interests. Autism is an urgent and growing public health crisis that affects most individuals across their lifespan and demands a commensurate level of action from both the public and private sectors.


Autism statistics in NJ

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), New Jersey has the HIGHEST rate of Autism in the nation! 

The rate of autism among New Jersey’s children is 1 in 32 or 3.1% of 8-year-old children in an area of New Jersey were identified with ASD by NJAS in 2016.  

This percentage is higher than the average identified with ASD (1.85%) in all communities in the United States where CDC tracked ASD in 2016. The national rate for autism is 1 in 54 children.

$5 Challenge via


Thank you to the City of Newark for gifting Nassan's Place with a new home!  Our goal is to utilize the entire lot to house a NEW BUILDING which would offer so many wonderful areas for programs and activities for our families!  BUT... WE CANNOT DO THIS WITHOUT YOUR SUPPORT!

We are looking to raise $5,000,000!  This is how the $5 CHALLENGE was born!  If 1,000,000 supporters donate $5, we will reach our goal!  ​

The sooner we reach our goal, the sooner our families could enjoy all the great things the "NEW" Nassan's Place has to offer!

The future home of Nassan's place!


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Upcoming events

  • Holiday Celebration and Toy Giveaway
    Mount Carmel Guild Academy
    Dec 11, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Mount Carmel Guild Academy, 100 Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052, USA

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