Blog Posts

23Jun 2014

Successful internships, jobs, college,  life skills and lasting friendships celebrated at Chapel Haven West graduation Eight students graduated from Chapel Haven West’s two-year residential program on June 8. The graduation ceremony, held at the Tucson Marriott, was attended by parents, family members, friends and staff. Each student gave a speech and received a graduation certificate […]

15Apr 2014

A big congratulations to Chapel Haven Community Member Sam Shwartz, who hosted his own Seder in his apartment at Chapel Haven. Sam hosted a Passover Seder for 13 friends. The conversation was brisk, the laughs were plenty and they ate matzo ball soup, beef brisket, broccoli casserole, grape juice and mandel bread for dessert. Sam […]

03Apr 2014

Chapel Haven has an author in the house! Diana Bilezikian, a graduate of Scarsdale High School and a longtime Chapel Haven community member, is the author of the just-published book, “Dear Diana…Diana’s Guide to Independent Living – For Adolescents and Young Adults with Different Learning Styles and Special Needs” (AAPC Publishing). The book is chock-full […]

31Mar 2014

Chapel Haven students and community members collaborated with students from Yale University to create artwork together in advance of World Autism Awareness Day. All the art supplies were donated by Yale. The resulting artwork will be displayed April 2, in Yale’s Woolsey Hall rotunda to increase awareness of autism. Click here to read coverage in […]

07Feb 2014

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 […]