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Josh Silver Banks Memorial Scholarship Fund

We strive to make all of our programs accessible to all families. Donations made to the Scholarship Fund provide financial assistance to families in need. When you donate to the Scholarship Fund, you are providing access to quality programs and game-changing interventions for people with autism.

Donate to the Josh Silver Banks Memorial Scholarship Fund


About Josh Silver Banks

josh silver banks with his paintings

Josh Silver Banks stands beside his artwork.

Josh Silver Banks passed away in January 2021 at the age of 33. In his honor, Els for Autism® created The Josh Banks Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Josh lived a passionate life, and enjoyed many hobbies such as food, yoga, horseback riding, hiking, sailing, dance and yoga. He was also a talented artist, and loved to express himself through his art. Josh was well-known at Els for Autism as an incredible man who brought happiness and inspiration to everyone he met. Our Adult Services team supported Josh in his job at The US Sailing Center of Martin County, where he was known for his cheerful and dedicated work ethic.


Financial Need Assistance

The Foundation offers programs and services to the entire community, and services are NOT limited to individuals enrolled at The Learning Academy. Additionally, some individuals may qualify for financial assistance. Complete the Financial Need Assistance Application here.