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My Health and Well-Being: A Journal Entry

We talk about health a lot, but what we should do is see the connection between physical health and mental health. One doesn’t work without the other. A low mental health may end up harming your physical health, which is unfortunate, because over time a stronger physical health may end up complementing a stronger mental [...]


(November 28, 2022)  Scott Greenberg, Chief Executive Officer, ComForcare Home Care, interviews Dr. Marlene Sotelo, Executive Director, Els for Autism Foundation on what autism is, prevalence and red flags, advances in genetic research, evidence based interventions, and autism in adulthood.  Dr. Sotelo also discusses The Els Center of Excellence campus, the future recreation center, and […]

THANK YOU, American Diagnostic Corporation (ADC) for being our longest time, “giveback” partner and reaching $20,000 in donations!

American Diagnostic Corporation’s Story by Marc Blitstein, President and CEO American Diagnostic Corporation (ADC) is one of the world’s premier manufacturers of diagnostic medical products, personal instruments, and accessories for the healthcare industry. Thirty-five ago, we hired our first developmentally disabled employee. We were a tiny firm, employing fewer than 10, and had published an […]

Samantha Els – 2022 Caryn Schwartzman Spirit Award Recipient

On Wednesday, March 30th, 2022, Samantha Els, better known as Sam, was awarded the Autism Science Foundation’s (ASF) Caryn Schwartzman Spirit Award. The ASF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and funding innovative autism research. The Caryn Schwartzman Spirit Award recognizes outstanding advocacy by a family member of a person with autism. The award […]

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2021 Honda Classic Birdies for Children

Els for Autism is excited to partner with the Honda Classic Birdies for Children program for a fun giveaway! When you make a donation of $20 or more to Els for Autism via Birdies for Children, you will automatically be entered in a raffle to win an Ernie Els basket, as well as receive an […]

Challenge Accepted.

We all are too aware of the challenges of 2020. At Els for Autism, our team is intimately familiar with the struggles families of those with autism have faced. From virtual schooling to lapses in therapies, to job loss–all have added to the stress and uncertainty of 2020. At one point our team did consider […]