Monthly Archives: June 2012

Chapel Haven athletes in the spotlight for Special Olympics

Chapel Haven made the news this weekend as its athletes competed in the Summer Games for Special Olympics Connecticut. KC101 radio did a 10-minute interview with Matt Baker, Justin Moore, EmilyAnne Westman, Chapel Haven’s Special Olympics Coordinator, and Peggy Baker, … Continue reading

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Honorary “degree” to be presented to University of Arizona President by Chapel Haven West during commencement

The 2012 graduating class of Chapel Haven West will share the spotlight during their June 16 graduation: University of Arizona President Dr. Eugene G. Sander and his wife, Dr. Louise Canfield Sander will receive honorary certificates of completion from the … Continue reading

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Third graduating class of Chapel Haven West raring to go!

Chapel Haven West will celebrate its graduation on Saturday, June 16, 2012 but many of the graduates will continue on in the Tucson community. The appeal of apartment living, newfound friendships, jobs and, for some students, college studies is leading many … Continue reading

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Jobs, college, ASRC Walkathon, Gardening: ASAT News

ASRC Walkathon Congratulations to staff, students and parents in our ASAT program, who laced up their sneaks, donned special t-shirts designed by student Tripp Dinger (left), and took part May 6 in a walkathon for the Autism Spectrum Resource Center. … Continue reading

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Walkathon, historic tour of Westville: REACH update

Student Government organizes Walk-A-Thon REACH teacher Alicia Earnesty and the Student Government held a Walk-A-Thon Friday, June 1, 2012 at nearby Edgewood Park.   “We are very excited and were glad that a lot of people supported charities, which are … Continue reading

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Community Member’s Dream of Professional Photography is blooming

Allison Haines has dreamed of being a photographer and having her own business since she was in middle school, growing up in Bernardsville, New Jersey. Now, at age 27, Allison, a REACH graduate who is part of Chapel Haven’s Supported … Continue reading

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Chapel Haven Celebrates 40th Anniversary

On April 27, Chapel Haven hosted a 40th anniversary gala attended by 450 families at Woodwinds in Branford, CT. “It was truly an honor to dedicate the evening to the success of the men and women of Chapel Haven,” said … Continue reading

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What is it Like for a Young Adult with Disabilities to Succeed in a College Environment?

Chapel Haven boasts a growing number of students who are seeking higher education and succeeding, often to the surprise of their families. For young adults who have often had a difficult time in the mainstream, college has raised the bar … Continue reading

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