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EmployAble recognized for serving jobseekers with autism and mental health challenges

This October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month; a special time for jobseekers and employees with disabilities of all kinds, employers and agencies and organizations to raise awareness about working Americans with disabilities, and the services and support available within … Continue reading

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Quest Camp combines summer camp and therapy for children with social and emotional challenges

Parents of children with Autism-related challenges or other diagnoses such as Attention Deficit Disorder or anxiety may hesitate when considering summer camps. They may even forgo the idea altogether because many camps do not address their child’s unique needs. For children … Continue reading

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Quest Camp combines summer camp with therapy for children with social and emotional challenges

Parents of children with Autism-related challenges or other diagnoses such as Attention Deficit Disorder or anxiety may hesitate when considering summer camps. They may even forgo the idea altogether because many camps do not address their child’s unique needs. For children … Continue reading

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World Autism Day shines a blue light on employment challenges and advantages

April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day. Every year on April 2nd, organizations, agencies and communities around the world aim to raise awareness of autism and how the diagnosis affects individuals and families. This year, World Autism Day is focusing on employment. … Continue reading

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Helping children attend a special therapeuti​c camp

On June 22, Rodef Shalom Congregation will honor Fred Rogers for his life’s work on behalf of the emotional wellbeing of children as part of the synagogue’s biannual tradition of honoring a person who has made a significant commitment to … Continue reading

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Quest Camp provides summer camp experience for children with emotional and social challenges

Today is World Autism Awareness Day. Every year on April 2, organizations around the world aim to raise awareness of autism and how the diagnosis affects individuals and families. At JF&CS, we provide many resources for families and individuals who … Continue reading

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