When autism hits home: a Staten Island’s family enduring dream with triplets

Jacqueline Marks, mom of three students attending Eden II Programs recently had her story about raising three boys with autism featured in the Staten Island Advance and on SILive.com. Read this repost of her journey.

Staten Island Advance Published in the Staten Island Advance
 Monday, April 23, 2012
 
 
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Our life may not be quite like yours. We are the Marks — Aaron and Jacqueline — parents of the Jacob, Dylan, and Tyler Marks. Our boys have autism. Autism has touched many families, but ours is different as our 10-year-old triplets have all been diagnosed with autism. When we learned that we were having triplets, we knew that our lives would be different from other families. Although, we could never have imagined just how different.

When autism hits home: a Staten Island's family enduring dream with triplets

Jacqueline Marks, mom of three students attending Eden II Programs recently had her story about raising three boys with autism featured in the Staten Island Advance and on SILive.com. Read this repost of her journey.

Staten Island Advance Published in the Staten Island Advance
 Monday, April 23, 2012
 
 
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Our life may not be quite like yours. We are the Marks — Aaron and Jacqueline — parents of the Jacob, Dylan, and Tyler Marks. Our boys have autism. Autism has touched many families, but ours is different as our 10-year-old triplets have all been diagnosed with autism. When we learned that we were having triplets, we knew that our lives would be different from other families. Although, we could never have imagined just how different.

EARLY CHILDHOOD AND AUTISM CONFERENCE: Addressing the Diverse Needs of the Young Learner

Don’t miss this great conference, EARLY CHILDHOOD AND AUTISM: Addressing the Diverse Needs of the Young Learner on May 18, 2012 in Plainview, New York.  Conference Sessions include: Key Components of Effective Intervention Programs for Children with ASD from Early Intervention through the Preschool Years: Joanne Gerenser, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Joint Attention and Autism: Implications for…

Join Us In THE FIRST EVER Island Wide Yard Sale!

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, Eden II Programs will be hosting THE FIRST EVER Island wide yard sale to help raise awareness for autism all day on Sunday, April 29th. To register to host a yard sale or for a list of participating yard sales, contact Laura at 718-816-1422 x106 or email info@designapprovals2.com. Clean…

Promoting Effective Communications in Individuals with Autism Conference

Don’t miss this great conference, Promoting Effective Communication in Individuals on the Autism Spectrum: From Research to Practice on Friday March 23rd in Plainview, New York.  Conference Sessions include:

Strategies for Promoting Vocalizations and Speech as well as Enhancing Intelligibility in Children with Autism: Joanne Gerenser, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

The development of speech is often a significant challenge for many learners with autism. In fact, 30-50 % of children with autism may not develop functional speech. For many, direct instruction is often necessary to establish a vocal and verbal repertoire.