Blog Posts

12Mar 2013

Rabbi Hesch Sommer of Jewish Family Service stood at the white board in Chapel Haven’s library, posing a question to students and community members: “You just got back from break. Did your Jewishness go on vacation?” For student Andy Hausler, who led a Shabbat service on a cruise, and Liora Steinschriber, who led two shabbatons […]

12Mar 2013

By 10 a.m. on a Thursday, Kristina Spero’s apartment is filled with the delectable aroma of coconut rice with cinnamon stick and lime zest, roasted zucchini and mocha chip muffins. Kristina, a graduate of Chapel Haven’s REACH program who is currently enrolled in the SAIL program, makes her way in the kitchen confidently, slicing, dicing, […]

29Jan 2013

Programs in CA, CT, NJ, NY Selected as National Models NEW YORK, NY. (January 29, 2013) – Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism (AFAA) has selected the inaugural winners of AFAA Applauds, a national initiative recognizing innovative, high-quality support programs for adults living with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). AFAA will promote the winning programs as […]

10Jan 2013

Chapel Haven received national exposure when the Huffington Post published a multi-part series about Chapel Haven parent Diana Davis Spencer and her passion for entrepreneurship. Ms. Spencer is the mother of Chapel Haven community member Kim LaManna. She manages the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation, which fosters entrepreneurship education and other social enterprises for underserved youth. Her work […]