Member Spotlight:


Alexander Tronolone Manager of Teaching & Learning, Grades 6-12+ Brooklyn Historical Society

Alex works at Brooklyn Historical Society as Manager of Teaching & Learning, Grades 6-12+, overseeing school programs, partnerships and curricula at the landmark Brooklyn Heights building, the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92, and Brooklyn Historical Society - DUMBO. His background is in history and Special Education. He has worked at a variety of Brooklyn cultural institutions, including the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum and the New York Transit Museum. He has served as a Trustee-at-Large for the NYCMER board in 2014-2015, 2015-2016, and 2016-2017.


Monday, May 1, 2017

Access For All: Designing Experiences for People with Autism

Where: New York Transit Museum
Corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Downtown Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York

When:8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Note: Light breakfast provided and reception to follow

Workshop Organizer: New York Transit Museum

Are you interested in developing programs for people with autism but need guidance on how to get started? Does your organization already serve people with autism but would like additional information on best practices, as well as concrete suggestions on how to improve your programs? On May 1st, the New York Transit Museum, home to nationally-recognized access programs, is hosting a day of conversation around how to best serve people with autism. The symposium will include presentations and discussions with scientists, therapists, parents, educators, and advocates. Join us on May 1st to learn how your organization can make a difference in the lives of people with autism. For additional information and to register please visit NYCMER Members receive $10 discount. Enter the code 'NYCMER' in the checkout basket to receive the discount.

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