Blog Posts

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 […]

10Jan 2014

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 […]

17Dec 2013

Tina Menchetti offered a drumming class this fall and she had many eager takers. Students had the chance to travel to a drumming studio in the Amity section of Woodbridge, run by a program called Animal Assisted Therapy Programs, where Chapel Haven’s group learned to use drums as a way to reduce stress, enhance creativity, […]

06Nov 2013

Several female students and graduates of Chapel Haven’s Asperger Syndrome Adult Transition Program were busy last fall writing their own songs through an innovative “class” offered by the Neighborhood Music School. Entitled, “NoteAble Women,” the program gave each individual the chance to create an original song with help from the school’s renowned music faculty. David […]