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Press Release | August 29, 2023    Els for Autism Foundation® thanks Senator Gayle Harrell and Representative John Snyder for their advocacy during the 2023 Legislative Session – $1 million appropriation secured to help advance the mission of Els for Autism®

Press Release | August 22, 2023    Els for Autism Foundation® Opens Purpose-Built Building Dedicated to Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Press Release |                                   Els for Autism Foundation® Receives Million Dollar Grant to Launch U Can Employ Initiative

Press Release |                              Stanley Black and Decker Gymnasium to be Built Inside New Recreation Complex at The Els Center of Excellence® with $5 Million Pledge

Press Release | March 8, 2023
Els for Autism Foundation® appoints new Chairman of the Board: Michael Alessandri, Ph.D.

Press Release | July 8, 2022
Els for Autism Foundation® to host Ernie Els #GameOn Autism® Golf International Golf Tournament in Five Countries

Media Alert | July 2, 2022
Els for Autism ‘Sea of Possibilities’ Microbusiness at Publix Event on July 2, 2022

Press Release | July 1, 2022: A pilot study, funded by The Seaver Els Institute with support from Els for Autism Foundation® and the Beatrice & Samuel A. Seaver Foundation, was conducted to examine outcomes for toddlers and young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or autism symptomatology following the Spring into Action Together (SIAT) 4-week caregiver coaching program.

Press Release | April 21, 2022: Gardens GreenMarket and Els for Autism (R) Celebrate World Autism Month with Awe in Autism Showcase

Press Release | April 11, 2022: Golfer Ernie Els Brings Autism Services to World Stage

Press Release | February 22, 2022: Els for Autism Foundation (R) hosts Ernie Els #GameOn Autism (R) Golf Clinic at The Honda Classic

Press Release | January 7, 2022: Els for Autism Foundation hosts Autism Recognition and Response Training for South Florida Law Enforcement





December 5, 2022 | Siegener Zeitung (German Publication) 
Kann Musik beim Heilen helfen? Can music help with healing?

October 18, 2022 | YAHOO FINANCE
Celebrating 21 Years in South Florida, Celebrity Chef Ralph Pagano Received

August 12, 2022 | THE GOLF WIRE
Arcis Golf Clubs and Courses “ROUND UP” Contributions for Autism Research and Programs $150,000+ Collected to Support Els for Autism Foundation

July 2, 2022 | Ch. 25 WPBF
Els for Autism Showcases Their Sea of Possibilities Microbusiness

June 20, 2022 | Ch.7 WSPA
First Tee Series: Els for Autism program
Reported by Dan Vasko

June 2, 2022 
Team Lucas’ Steps golfs for autism

April 20, 2022 | The Golf Wire
GolfPass Series Follows “The Big Easy’s” Journey to World No. 1 and Reveals How Autism Has Impacted His Family and Shaped His Life’s Mission

Spring 2022 | USGA Golf Journal
“Greater Good” by Ernie Els

April 4, 2022 | Stoops Family Foundation Adult Service building Ground Breaking Ceremony:

Palm Beach Post
Reported by Tom D’Angelo

Ch. 25 WPBF
Reported by Yianni Kourakis

Ch. 5 WPTV
Ch. 5 WPTV YouTube
Reported by Keli Ferguson

March 31, 2022 | THE GOLF WIRE
Arcis Golf Continues Four-Year Partnership with Els for Autism®

Winter 2022 | Club Director | CLUBSHELP SPOTLIGHT | The Els Center of Excellence
Reported by Jeff Babineau

February 22, 2022 | Yahoo! Finance | The late Suzanne Wright and Samantha Els to Receive the 2022 Autism Science Foundation Caryn Schwartzman Spirit Award

February 19, 2022 | Yahoo! Sports | This 10-year-old golfer has started his own business and is inspiring others with autism through positive messages
Reported by Greg Hardwig

February 15, 2022 | ABC Action News | Golf greats raise money for 2nd annual Ernie Els’ autism event
ABC Action News YouTube Video
Reported by Kyle Burger

February 15, 2022 | | Golf legends tee up for charity
Reported by Jeff Bryan

February 15, 2022 | | Teed up for charities
Reported by Matthew Beck

February 2022 | Jupiter Magazine | Million-Dollar Round
Reported by Tracy Marcello