Quality Services for the Autism Community to Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, June 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Quality Services for the Autism Community (QSAC), a New York City and Long Island based nonprofit that provides educational, residential, habilitation, and support services to more than 2,000 children and adults with autism and their families, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Rob Sinclair, Microsoft's Chief Accessibility Officer, along with Gary Maffei, QSAC's Executive Director and CEO, and Alexander Sharp, Tony Award-Winning Actor will ring the Closing Bell.

Quality Services for the Autism Community is celebrating their 38th year of service to the Greater New York City Area and will honor Accenture, Microsoft, and Samsung for their commitment to accessibility at the annual gala on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.

Where:

Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Monday, June 15, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

QSAC Media Contact:

Joseph Amodeo
(212) 244-5560 ext. 2016
jamodeo@qsac.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Christina Tomarelli
(646) 441-5120
Christina.Tomarelli@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
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Webcast:

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Photos:

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About Quality Services for the Autism Community (QSAC):

QSAC is a New York City and Long Island based nonprofit that supports children and adults with autism, together with their families, in achieving greater independence, realizing their future potential, and contributing to their communities in a meaningful way by offering person-centered services.

QSAC pursues this mission through direct services that provide a supportive and individualized setting for children and adults with autism to improve their communication, socialization, academic, and functional skills.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.