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About us

Who we are

Nassan’s Place is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that is helping to make a difference in the lives of children and families affected by autism in and around under-served communities by providing educational and recreational programs, social outings, and resources. 


The organization was founded 9 years ago by Nadine Wright-Arbubakkr, a mother of an autistic child, 16-year old Nassan so parents wouldn’t have to struggle to find affordable programs and services as she did. 

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Our Vision

Nassan's Place strives to maximize each child’s full potential and ability in order to become more independent and successful in today’s society. We aspire to offer services to families in a comfortable and stress-free environment, where children and caregivers can engage without the fear and pressures of social conformity. Families connecting through Nassan's Place will find love, friendship, hope, help, opportunities, acceptance, and support among each other and within the community!


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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide:


• accessible and affordable, educational and recreational programs for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in and around under-served inner-city communities in New Jersey.

• support services, advocacy, and other resources for children and families affected by Autism.

• low to moderate-income families the opportunity to receive