As the world “lights it up blue” for Autism Awareness Month, some local students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will be hitting the books to learn how to manage their money. High Water Women, an organization where dedicated volunteers teach financial literacy classes to low income youth, conduct career days, mentor at-risk women and youth, conduct computer skills, résumé writing, and job search workshops, has partnered with Eden II Programs to help students with autism through an 8 week financial literacy course. Diane Keating, Executive Director of High Water Women said, “We are so pleased to be able to offer […]
TAO Restaurant Group will be donating 10% of specialty dishes and drinks in honor of Autism Awareness month to Autism Speaks and Eden II Programs. Attached are the details, please take a look and share with family & friends! A very special thank you to board member Ralph Scamardella for this amazing opportunity!
Join us for a family painting session at Pinot’s Palette on Sunday, April 24th to benefit children and adults with autism. Visit the link here to purchase tickets. http://weblink.donorperfect.com/eden2pinotpalette
Upcoming Information Session: Roles and Expectations for Direct Support Professionals (DSPS) Are Changing, What Families Need to Know. Please contact Michael Johnson at 917-930-0330 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
By Diane C. Lore | email@example.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Children with autism who attend Eden II programs on Staten Island received a special visit from the jolly man in red himself, aka Santa Claus, during a holiday pizza party Monday in the school’s new center in Stapleton. The party, sponsored by the nonprofit “Better Angels of Our Human Nature,” is the first participants have enjoyed had since they moved into the new building at 15 Beach Street in October. The new center is dedicated to former Borough President James Molinaro. The afternoon was filled with wide-eyed wonder as children […]
With your support, these miracles continue to be a reality in the lives of our students living with autism, and their families. Thanks to last year’s annual fund, we purchased a piano, library books, classroom supplies, and funded respite trips on Staten Island & Long Island. We ask you to consider making a gift to support the 2015 Annual Fund so we can continue to help individuals with autism reach their full potential. Make Your Gift Online Here! For more information, contact a development professional at 718-816-1422, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Throughout April we’ll be highlighting some of Eden II’s participants as we celebrate our 40th anniversary. Here’s Nicky!