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Mark your calendars now for Sunday, Dec. 11, from 1-2 p.m. in the Chapel Haven Outreach Center for an “All-Request” concert by Brittany Maier, a young lady who is blind, has autism and has developed an international reputation as the leading savant pianist in the world. She can play over 20,000 songs by ear and […]

Community member James Trimble made the front page of the New Haven Register on Thanksgiving Day for his unflagging commitment to the Connecticut Food Bank. James raised more than $7,000 and collected 2,000-plus pounds of food on his own to benefit the food bank. Read the story here: Share This:

  Welcome to PAVE!  Formerly known as Project SEARCH, this is our fifth year working in partnership with Yale-New Haven Hospital’s Volunteer Department.  Each year, our participants experience a full immersion in the workplace, supported by job coaching and vocational classes, with the end goal of being ready for competitive, community employment. We’ve packed quite […]

Congratulations to Barbara Doherty, who has been named Chapel Haven’s Artist of the Month because she showed great determination in creating 200 key chains to give to guests at her sister Maureen’s wedding this summer. Barbara and Maureen designed the pieces together and Barbara spent the summer making it a reality with her handiwork. In […]

Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, distributed 19 iPads to organizations who serve the needs of adults on the autism spectrum throughout parts of New England, including Chapel Haven. Thanks to a generous donation from the Celegene Corporation, the New England Chapter of Autism Speaks was able to distribute iPads to […]

The sound of wind chimes, the crunch, smell and taste of mint leaves, oregano, dill and rosemary, followed by colorful flag designs that fuel the imagination. These are some of the sensory pieces students and community members delight in as they negotiate an outdoor trail on horseback at Turning Point Farm in Woodbridge on Wednesday […]

With the diagnosis of autism on the rise, the commencement ceremony for Chapel Haven West, set for Saturday, June 15, 2013, takes on new meaning. In the face of new studies predicting that 1 in 88 children will be born with autism by age 8, Chapel Haven West is a postsecondary school that teaches adults […]

Chapel Haven recently helped the Family Service Association of Bucks County, in Langhorne, PA, expand a new program for adults with Asperger Syndrome. A consulting team from Chapel Haven, which included Michael Storz, President, and Virginia Hodge, Chapel Haven’s Vice President of Autism Spectrum Programs, spent a year helping the agency understand the “intricate nature […]

Yale Child Study Center will present an all-day seminar on Sunday, April 22, 2012, entitled, “Moving On: Preparing Students with Autism, Asperger’s and Learning Differences for College,” and Chapel Haven is delighted to be a featured part of the day. This all-day seminar is for high school students, parents, teachers and others on Sunday, April 22, 2012 […]

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