New School Year, New Possibilities

New School Year, New Possibilities

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation revels in the back-to-school season. As tree leaves start to turn color or curl, Turning Pointe is actually springing back to life.Within most school walls, the energy this time of year is contagious. Students arrive for school looking...
Always Move Forward

Always Move Forward

 “Your son will probably never speak.”“Your daughter is incapable of learning.”Turning Pointe parents – like many with children on the autism spectrum – hear these statements when their children are so very young. But instead of deciding to shrink under the weight of...
The Larger Purpose of Service

The Larger Purpose of Service

Rotary Clubs. Jaycees. Exchange Clubs. Women’s Clubs. Men’s Clubs. Kiwanis. And Lions, oh my!Small armies of individuals serving a purpose larger than themselves. It is truly remarkable in theory and practice.Nonprofits like Turning Pointe Autism Foundation depend not...
‘Pawfect’ Treats

‘Pawfect’ Treats

Turning Pointe is positively wild about dogs. We rely on service dogs every week to provide a unique type of therapeutic benefit to students. A loving warm and furry soul to bring comfort and calm at the end of each week.Last year, Turning Pointe even adopted a canine...
Best Foot Forward

Best Foot Forward

As the school year winds down, new shoes may seem like a topic at the wrong end of the calendar. After all, fall is when families typically talk about new shoes for school. But at a recent Turning Pointe meeting, the subject came up in a powerful way when a Mom shared...
Career College Graduation

Career College Graduation

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation will proudly present fifteen new Career College Graduates at 1PM on May 18, at the Naperville Marriott. If you love the transformative power of springtime, this is the commencement ceremony you should not miss. All fifteen students...
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