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Clarence Nelson York

New York, New York

Clarence York is president of Clarence N. York Associates, an international consulting firm that assists agencies that serve children and adults with disabilities. He was previously the president of Bancroft NeuroHealth, a nonprofit corporation based in Haddonfield, N.J., that offers educational and other services to children and adults with autism, developmental disabilities, brain injuries and other neurological impairments. He also has taught at Hunter College in New York and served as an adjunct professor at the UNC School of Education.

York formerly served as chair of the N.J. State Developmental Disabilities Council, chair of the N.J. Retardation Planning Board and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Seton Pediatric Center in New York. He earned an Ed.D. and a master’s degree from Teachers College at Columbia University after earning an undergraduate degree in teacher education from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1949.

Bancroft NeuroHealth holds an annual Clarence Nelson York lecture, dedicated to enriching and expanding the lives of people with disabilities through program innovation and excellence.