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The Els Center of Excellence expands with a Sensory Arts Garden and Pavilion

Jupiter, Fla. (November 15, 2017) – Els for Autism Foundation announces the opening of the Sensory Arts Garden and Pavilion at The Els Center of Excellence.  The 13,000-square foot Sensory Arts Garden is both a therapeutic and educational destination for children and adults providing a meaningful experience through the exploration of nature and stimulation of […]

Experiencing Excellence at The 2017 Grand Finale

Jupiter, Fla. (November 7, 2017) – The Els for Autism Golf Challenge Grand Finale, hosted by Ernie and Liezl Els Oct.27-28, brought 300 guests to Palm Beach County to experience excellence firsthand. The event celebrated the culmination of the seventh-annual golf challenge, which raised $2,973,507 for the Foundation, and featured an award ceremony, tournament golf […]


Jupiter, Fla. (May 3, 2017) – Over 175 professionals, self-advocates, community leaders and professionals gathered for a two-day meeting that featured presentations from leaders in autism science, practice and public policy from around the globe.  The 2017 “Autism Innovations and Global Impact State of the Science Conference, hosted by the Els for Autism Foundation, more than […]


Jupiter, Fla. (April 2, 2017) – The Els for Autism Foundation is announcing a challenge to get individuals to walk, run, or bike the length of the average golf course (4 miles) between April 2 – 28, 2017, and donate $25 or more to celebrate Autism Awareness Month. The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) will […]

Dirtworks, PC Designs Sensory Arts Garden for the Els for Autism Foundation

Thursday, December 15, 2016 The sensory arts garden will be both therapeutic and educational for children and adults, especially for those with sensory processing challenges. P R E S S   R E L E A S E     Contact: Deanna C Medina (212) 529-2263 Voice / (646) 575-1767 Mobile New York, NY […]

Els for Autism Foundation’s Conference 2017 Autism Innovations and Global Impact: The State of the Science

Continuing Education credits (CE’s) to be offered free for conference attendees Jupiter, Fla. (December 16, 2016) – The Els for Autism Foundation will host the Autism Innovations and Global Impact Conference: The State of the Science to be held April 28th and 29th, 2017 at The Els Center of Excellence 18370 Limestone Creek Road, Jupiter, Florida. […]

Els for Autism Golf Challenge Raises Nearly $12 Million in Five Years

2015 Highest Fundraising Teams Announced at the Grand Finale in Las Vegas JUPITER, FL, November 24, 2015 – Spearheaded by World of Golf Hall of Famer and Els for Autism Founder, Ernie Els, The Els for Autism Golf Challenge has raised nearly $12 million for autism thanks to over 9,000 rounds of golf and over […]

Els for Autism Foundation Presents the 2016 Autism Spectrum Award to Gloria Mendoza

The award honors an individual of any age on the autism spectrum who is a catalyst for a program or event that creates a more beautiful future for people with ASD through character, positive attitude, and contribution Jupiter, Fla. (November 17, 2016) – Els for Autism presented the 2016 Autism Spectrum Award to Gloria Mendoza, […]

Els for Autism and PGA National Collaborate on Hospitality Work Experience Program

Collaboration allows adults with autism gain valuable work experience, master social skills in the workplace, learn resume writing and interview skills Jupiter, Fla. (November 14, 2016) – The Els for Autism Foundation announced a partnership with PGA National Resort and Spa to support its adult hospitality work experience program.  The program is available for adults […]

Els for Autism Awarded $6,500 Grant From Autism License Plate Proceeds

The grant will support the Special Adult Life Skills Academy, including culinary training and Ernie Els #GameON AutismTM Fitness MEDIA CONTACT: Pamela Minelli Development Director Els for Autism Foundation 561-320-9528   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Els for autism Awarded $6,500 Grant from Autism License Plate Proceeds  Jupiter, FL (November 9, 2016) – Els for Autism […]