Free Autism Webinar

The Eden II Programs Diagnostic and Outreach Center is offering a FREE #autism webinar, Tuesday October 11th. Limited availability, reserve your spot today! The webinar will be delivered by a live presenter who is a topic area expert with years of experience working with individuals on the spectrum. The live format allows for frequent opportunities to interact with the presenter. .15 ASHA CEUs & 1.5 BACB CEUs are available. REGISTER HERE.

Local Staten Island Restaurants Support Autism Services

Delicious drinks and autism awareness were on the menu for local Staten Island restaurants Blue, Beso and Bayou earlier this year in honor of Autism Awareness Month. “Cocktails for a Cause” featured three signature “blue” drinks in each of the restaurants, with a portion of all sales during the month of April benefitting Eden II.…

National Grid Employees Give Back to the Community and Volunteer at Eden II Programs Center for Autism

National Grid 4National Grid employees spent a busy day volunteering at the Eden II Programs Honorable James P. Molinaro Center for Autism, located in Stapleton. Mike Ruiz, Director of Community & Customer Management; Frank Lombardo, Director of Gas Maintenance & Construction for Staten Island, and Carol Decina, Manager, Community & Customer Management; along with 16 volunteers, worked on a number of activities with the Eden II participants; including organizing the library, assisting in gym class and helping out with theatre group. The volunteers are part of National Grid’s Power to Serve initiative. Through the initiative National Grid employees engage with and volunteer in local communities on various activities, focusing on community commitment, safety, STEM education, and the environment.

Eden II Students Get a Holiday Visit from Santa

By Diane C. Lore | lore@siadvance.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…

Congrats Fred Ariemma!

fred_ariemmaPlease join us in congratulating Fred Ariemma for receiving the Above and Beyond Award for November. This monthly 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.