Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: 2021 Naperville Pumpkin Race

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: 2021 Naperville Pumpkin Race

TURNING POINTE AUTISM FOUNDATION: 2021 NAPERVILLE PUMPKIN RACE What do I think of when you hear “Pumpkin Race”? I think of pumpkins racing each other on big wheels down a long driveway. That’s exactly what it is, except better! Turning Pointe Autism Foundation has had...
Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Finding The Right Path

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Finding The Right Path

TURNING POINTE AUTISM FOUNDATION: FINDING THE RIGHT PATH Turning Pointe’s mission began with a love story. The powerful bond between a boy named Jack and his parents. Jack was loved and cared for by his Mom, Dad and a remarkable team of specialists. With their help,...
Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Tarek’s Film Critic Journey

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Tarek’s Film Critic Journey

TURNING POINTE AUTISM FOUNDATION: TAREK’S FILM CRITIC JOURNEY I am Tarek Fayoumi. I am not only a Turning Pointe Career College Alumnus, but I am also a true cinema enthusiast. I remember first being captivated by movies when I was very young. However, it was...
Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Coming Out

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Coming Out

TURNING POINTE AUTISM FOUNDATION: COMING OUT I recently unearthed a DVD video (yes, I said DVD which now seems so ancient) of “Jack’s Journey.” It is a video montage set to the song “Iris” by the Goo Goo Dolls. The video and the song stirred up many old memories and...
Otis Gives Us An Opportunity to Inspire Support

Otis Gives Us An Opportunity to Inspire Support

When my son Jack was only five years old, he went missing for an afternoon. My husband, Jack’s grandparents, and I were terrified. In those hours, I imagined the worst. We were near a lake. We were near a highway. We were near the woods. Jack’s autism locked him out...