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Els for Autism’s ‘Building a Neurodiverse Workforce’ Virtual Conference To Be Held in 2021

In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Els for Autism Foundation is pleased to announce they will be hosting the Autism Innovations and Global Impact Conference: Building a Neurodiverse Workforce conference on March 12 & 13, 2021. The objective of the conference is to provide tools and best practices for businesses or individuals interested […]

Grand Finale To Be Rescheduled to 2021

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jupiter, Florida (July 30, 2020)— Out of an abundance of caution for our donors and with recent travel restrictions to and from The Bahamas, Els for Autism has decided to postpone its 10th Annual Golf Challenge Grand Finale. The Grand Finale was scheduled to take place at the Baha Mar Resort […]

Arcis Golf Partners with Els For Autism – New Programs Include Fundraising and Awareness Nationwide

DALLAS (March 26, 2019) — Arcis Golf —the second largest owner-operator of private, resort, and daily fee clubs in the United States—will launch a nationwide campaign in April called “Arcis Round Up For Autism” that expands its partnership with legendary golfer Ernie Els and the Els for Autism Foundation. In conjunction with April’s World Autism […]

Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai of New York and Els for Autism Foundation Join Forces to Establish Research Institute at The Els Center of Excellence in Jupiter, Florida

The newly created Seaver Els Institute will bring together personalized education, clinical research and scientific investigation for individuals and families who are affected by autism spectrum disorder (NEW YORK – April 2, 2018) The Els for Autism Foundation announced today a joint initiative with Mount Sinai Health System of New York to create The Seaver […]


Josh Banks is sailing center’s most helpful team member

(Press Release by The US Sailing Center Martin County) JENSEN BEACH (February 7, 2018) The US Sailing Center Martin County’s most helpful team member is Joshua Banks. Executive Director Alan Jenkinson made the presentation on Jan. 26. USSMC members, parents Bob and Vicki Banks, and the Els for Autism Foundation personnel attended the ceremony, followed by a […]

The Sensory Arts Garden at the Els Center of Excellence

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 […]

Els for Autism Golf Challenge Awards Ceremony

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 and community leaders 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 delivered […]