15 10, 2019

Brightside Community Church Fall Fest 2019

By |2019-11-08T15:45:07+00:00October 15th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

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 you to Stephanie Collman for representing the Tommy Foundation at the event. Also, thank you to Karina Post […]

23 05, 2019

2019 Edge of Autism Event a Success!

By |2019-05-23T15:16:20+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Blog, Edge of Autism|0 Comments

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 got started and everyone had an amazing time. Together, we raised nearly $50,000 for autism support in Lancaster County.

A special […]

28 01, 2018

2018 Updates and Reviews

By |2019-05-03T03:24:20+00:00January 28th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

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 to visit schools like New Story, Donegal High School and Salisbury Elementary school in the last few months of the […]

18 11, 2017

New Autism School in Lancaster – NHS School

By |2019-05-02T15:41:29+00:00November 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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 levels of the Autistic Spectrum and students that need emotional support. Our school offers highly individualized programming for each student, […]

14 09, 2017

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

By |2019-05-02T14:31:14+00:00September 14th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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 […]

11 09, 2017

Autism Film and Advocacy in the Community

By |2019-05-02T14:31:25+00:00September 11th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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 […]

18 05, 2017

Pequea Valley Senior’s Fight For Autism

By |2019-05-02T14:35:18+00:00May 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

  “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, […]

19 03, 2017

“Be Their Guest” Disney Trip Perspectives from Several Autism Parents

By |2019-05-02T14:35:05+00:00March 19th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s one of those things that is a dream for every parent–a check mark that most of us feel like we need to have at some point–that Trip to Disney with your child. A few years ago, we almost reluctantly made our own trip with our then 11 year old […]