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1712, 2019

2019 Sensitive Santa a Success!

December 17th, 2019|

We had a blast at the 2019 Lancaster Sensitive Santa! Sensitive Santa is a program that thankfully is now available around the world, in some form or another. It’s [...]

2311, 2019

Thank You Extraordinary Give 2019

November 23rd, 2019|

We'd like to send out a special thank you to all of our supporters for a successful 2019 ExtraOrdinary Give event here in Lancaster, PA! We had 42 donors, including [...]

1510, 2019

Brightside Community Church Fall Fest 2019

October 15th, 2019|

On October 12th, the Tommy Foundation got to continue our commitment to the community by working with a new partner committed to embracing everyone in an inclusive manner. Thank [...]

2305, 2019

2019 Edge of Autism Event a Success!

May 23rd, 2019|

Thank you to all our community partners, families, and friends, for making this year the best Edge of Autism Walk and Festival yet! Thankfully, the weather held out once we [...]

2801, 2018

2018 Updates and Reviews

January 28th, 2018|

2017 was an incredible year for programs with families. Our teen program has seen some success as have our connections with programs and schools in the community. We were able [...]

1811, 2017

New Autism School in Lancaster – NHS School

November 18th, 2017|

Does your child have Autism or Emotional Support needs? Are you looking for a new school for your child? NHS School Lancaster is now enrolling students ages 5-21 on all [...]

2909, 2017

Millersville University Goes A Step Above With Disability Awareness and Acceptance

September 29th, 2017|

Millersville University and The Ware Center in downtown Lancaster, which is also a part of the University, have gone above and beyond in our community trying to not only raise awareness about the needs of individuals that are differently abled, but also acceptance of them by presuming competence of their […]

1409, 2017

Meraki Mocha –Inclusivity, Diversity, And A Thriving Wage Goals For The Differently Abled In Lancaster County

September 14th, 2017|

A little over a week ago I had the opportunity to hear about a variety of great ideas for our County and ways we can help these ideas thrive and come to fruition at a Crowdfunding event put on by ASSETS, a diverse group of entrepreneurs and business leaders who […]

1109, 2017

Autism Film and Advocacy in the Community

September 11th, 2017|

Join the Lancaster Autism Community for a panel discussion and viewing of the film “Deej” this Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at the Ware Center in Downtown Lancaster. DEEJ is the story of DJ Savarese (“Deej”), a gifted, young writer and an advocate for nonspeaking autistics. As a child, he was […]

1805, 2017

Pequea Valley Senior’s Fight For Autism

May 18th, 2017|

  “Autism can’t define me. I define Autism.” ~ Kerry Magro This week I had the immense pleasure of being introduced to a young man with Autism, Everett Kasian, a senior at Pequea Valley School District and two wonderful ladies who have played a major part in his accomplishments–Cathy Koenig, […]