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Capital Campaign

Donations Raised
$8,351,705
Goal: $9,000,000

Above And Beyond

Congrats to Debbie Burwasser!

debPlease join us in congratulating Debbie Burwasser for receiving the Above and Beyond Award. This award is a great way for us to recognize and thank staff, students, volunteers, and the community who go above and beyond for the agency, helping to promote and raise needed funds for the program’s growth. Continue reading…

"The mission of the Eden II Programs is to provide people with autism specialized community based programs and other opportunities with the goal of enabling them to achieve the highest possible quality of living across their life spans."

 

15th Annual Genesis Golf & Tennis Classic: Tickets, Sponsorships Available!

15th Annual Genesis Golf & Tennis Classic: Tickets, Sponsorships Available!

 Honoring: Suzanne Reek, President of Nassau Suffolk Autism Association of America & The Unsung Heroes: The Genesis Fathers The Eden II & Genesis Foundation will be celebrating the 15th Annual Genesis Golf & Tennis Classic at the beautiful Muttontown Club in East Norwich. This year, we are proud to announce Suzanne Reek, President of the Nassau Suffolk Autism Association of America, and the Fathers of Genesis as our honorees for their dedication and support to the program.

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Meet the Staff: Janine Kipp, M.A., CCC-SLP

Meet the Staff: Janine Kipp, M.A., CCC-SLP

Ms. Kipp is a Speech Language Pathologist and Coordinator of Speech Services at Eden II.

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Celebrating 20 Years of the Genesis School

Celebrating 20 Years of the Genesis School

Jan Downey is the Director of Long Island Programs and Services for Eden II/Genesis Programs.  She is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in New York State, and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). Jan is also the mother of two adult sons with autism. 

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Genesis on Verizon FIOS News!

Genesis on Verizon FIOS News!

The Genesis School and its incredible teachers and students were recently featured on Verizon FIOS News. Check it out!

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Eden II Names New Autism Center After Former Borough President

Eden II Names New Autism Center After Former Borough President

On May 8TH, 2015, Eden II Programs held a celebratory ribbon cutting ceremony at its new state-of-the-art autism center in Stapleton. Located at 15 Beach Street, the new center was officially named the “Hon. James P. Molinaro Center for Autism,” after the former Staten Island Borough President, for his many contributions to both Eden II and the autism community. Jim has been a steadfast supporter and advocate of Eden II Programs. He was instrumental in securing city funding for renovating the 30,000 square foot building. He joined Executive Director Dr. Joanne Gerenser and two Eden II participants, Billy Irvine and Meghan Mattei, at the podium. Billy and Meghan revealed the naming to […]

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10 Favorite Autism Apps for Individuals with ASD

10 Favorite Autism Apps for Individuals with ASD

With thousands of options available to parents and caretakers of individuals on the autism spectrum, it can be difficult to find the “perfect” app for your child’s specific needs. There are many factors to consider when purchasing apps: price, area of focus, customization options, etc. Here are the top options recommended by parents of Eden II participants and other sources. 1) Words for Life is an excellent app that aids in vocabulary and communication skills. WFL achieves this using Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP), which focuses on improving communication through motor patterns. ($299.99,  Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible […]

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Autism Speaks Visits 15 Beach Street

Autism Speaks Visits 15 Beach Street

Autism Speaks employee Janice Moynihan recently toured Eden II’s new state of the art autism center at 15 Beach Street, and was able to hear about the  success of Eden II’s Diagnostic & Outreach Center. Last year, Autism Speaks awarded the Diagnostic Center with a $5,000 grant in support of its webinar program.

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Interview with Irene Cavanagh, Ed.D.

Interview with Irene Cavanagh, Ed.D.

Irene Cavanagh, Associate Executive Director of NYC OPWDD Services at Eden II, recently earned her doctorate from Concordia University Chicago.

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It Takes a Village….

It Takes a Village….

Every day, our dedicated staff work together to enrich the lives of the participants with autism who utilize the services Eden II offers. Eden II provides respite care, educational programs, day hab, crisis intervention, and so much more; this is only possible through kind and caring individuals like you-people who open their hearts to us. With your help, our “village” of parents, teachers, therapists, family members, and many others can continue to ensure the children and adults of Eden II reach their fullest potential.

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Eden II is Now on AmazonSmile!

Eden II is Now on AmazonSmile!

Eden II is now on AmazonSmile, just in time for holiday shopping! For every purchase you make, a portion will be donated to the charity of your choice. To choose Eden II as your charity, click here. Thank you, and happy shopping!

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