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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 […]

Els for Autism Foundation stands united with autism organizations worldwide

Els for Autism Foundation stands united with autism organizations worldwide in reminding our community that autism affects each person differently, and misconceptions can increase prejudice toward the vast majority who are peaceful and productive members of society. Recent statements from the Autism Society and Autism Speaks: Autism Society Autism Speaks


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 […]

Under the Spotlight: How the Visual Arts Introduces Proper Meaning

Author: Merrick Egber (February 2018)  Movies, movies, movies…. How I love them, from an early age when I was introduced to Disney films, I would start my lifelong love for movies, and the visual arts. Back then, my hero was Jim Carrey, my favorite movie was “The Lion King” and the biggest controversy was more about […]

“Boy” Wonder: A review that flies into space

Author: Merrick Egber (November 30th, 2017) I’m an open person when it comes to movies. I may be a single 31 year old man with no kids, but if an animated movie or a family movie comes out with good reviews, I’ll go and see it, no matter what others think. Sure, the viewing audience […]

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 […]