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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 […]

The Building A Neurodiverse Workforce Conference

Els for Autism Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Marlene Sotelo, would like to personally invite you to the Autism Innovations and Global Impact Conference — Building a Neurodiverse Workforce, a virtual conference hosted by the Els for Autism Foundation and sponsored by the Shanken Family Foundation. This conference will provide tools and best practices, as well […]

The 2020 Golf Challenge – Top Fundraisers

We were blown away by the support of the 2020 Els for Autism Golf Challenge participants, fundraisers and sponsors. Despite the challenging circumstances we faced this year, we are pleased to announce that the Golf Challenge raised a total of $2,027,784. Congratulations to the top fundraising teams of 2020! 1st place: LUCAS’S Steps: $45,280.00 2nd place: […]

Adult Services Building to Break Ground this Summer

The vision for a building to support the needs of adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is finally being realized on The Els Center of Excellence campus, with plans to break ground this Summer. The building will be a place where adults can find guidance and direction as they navigate their future. It will be […]

2021 Virtual Conference

Els for Autism To Host Virtual ‘Building a Neurodiverse Workforce’ Conference on March 12-13, 2021

Els for Autism has launched registration for The Autism Innovations and Global Impact Conference: Building a Neurodiverse Workforce, a virtual event focused on providing the tools and best practices for businesses or individuals interested in hiring employees with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), initiating a neurodiverse workforce program, or expanding an existing program. Taking place March […]

2020 – The Year of Living Virtually 

By Merrick Egber 2020 has been quite a year for us all at the Els for Autism Foundation, especially with the COVID-19 crisis, but we’ve been able to show that our model of success is through positive messaging and adaptations. Here is our 2020 at a glance. Our experience with digital conferencing platforms pre-pandemic allowed […]

Let’s Plan to Make a Difference Together

When families first learn that their loved one may have a developmental disability, the team at Els for Autism is there to provide encouragement, support, and services. While there is much uncertainty at the moment, Els for Autism remains steadfast in the mission to help people with autism and their families. While you may be […]

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 […]