Family Services

Catching Up With Pure Vision Arts

This blog post is by Penelope Anderson, Administrative Assistant. Penelope has worked with non-profit organizations for over 20 years and joined Pure Vision Arts in 2009. A couture and children’s clothing designer, she has volunteered wi... More...

Filmmaking Fun at Summer Camp with MarbleJam Kids

Earlier this month, Serena Selkin, Grants Manager, and Nora Rubovitz, Assistant Director, Family Services Projects, got the chance to visit one of the recipients of the Autism Speaks Baker Summer Camp Scholarship Fund, Joey Travolta Short... More...

Live Chat with Dr. Stephen Shore

 

Diagnosed with “Atypical Development and strong autistic tendencies” and “too sick” for outpatient treatment Dr. Shore was recommended for institutionalization. Nonverbal until four, and with much support from... More...

Life is Either By Design or Default

 

This is a blog post by Teri L. Steinberg, a parent and the Chicago Regional Organizer for Illinois Association of Microboards and Cooperatives, which assists persons with disabilities and their families and friends to create... More...

Autism's Back-to-School Anxiety

This blog post is by Priscilla Gilman, the mother of a son affected by autism. The a... More...

If You're Willing to Work for It, Anything is Possible

This is a blog post by Scott Evan Davis, a composer/lyricist based in NYC. Besides writing for the theatre and cabaret community, he also spends his time teaching musical theatre to children.

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The Importance of First Responder Training for Autism

This post is by Lisa Goring, Vice President of Family Services

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Family Services Adult Services Office Hours - July

Leslie Long and Dave Kearon will held the Family Services monthly Adult Services Office Hours on July 12! The transcript below covers housing, employment, Medicaid and other questions about adults living with autism!

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