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Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Be Accepting All Year Round

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Be Accepting All Year Round

Autism Acceptance. What is Autism Acceptance month? We chose that word because we need not only to be aware that there are autistic people in our families, but accept that they are who they are. The autistic community is accepting of “normal” people and it makes me...

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Autism Acceptance Month

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Autism Acceptance Month

April is Autism Acceptance Month. Previously, we referred to April as an Awareness Month. This year, Turning Pointe proudly steps into a new era of advocacy led by individuals with autism. Many adults living with autism ask that we all move from building awareness to...

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Ways to Be Kinder

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Ways to Be Kinder

by Tarek Fayoumi With 2022 just around the corner, I have been thinking that there are times when we could all be kinder to each other. Luckily, 2021 has offered a lot of what I loved before the pandemic. Attending cultural events, seeing movies in theaters, and...

Naperville autism group raffling Lexus in fundraiser

Naperville autism group raffling Lexus in fundraiser

Nothing sparks a raffle like a good prize and a good cause.... The Naperville-based Turning Pointe Autism Foundation is back with another stunner to raise money for its many programs. On Friday, they'll be raffling a Lexus LC 500 convertible valued at $112,000,...

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...

Turning Pointe offering autism awareness lessons

Turning Pointe offering autism awareness lessons

Turning Pointe offering autism awareness lessons The Naperville-based Turning Pointe Autism Foundation is offering age-appropriate lessons to raise awareness about autism, particularly among neurotypical children. The downloadable activities and educational materials...

Managing Special Needs During Pandemic

Managing Special Needs During Pandemic

Managing Special Needs During Pandemic With Autism Awareness Month being upon us, this episode brings an opportunity to discuss how the global pandemic and other world changes impact the special needs community and those who love and support them. “The impact for the...

RECOGNIZE IMPORTANT MILESTONES

RECOGNIZE IMPORTANT MILESTONES

In February, we celebrate Black History Month along with Groundhog Day, Chinese New Year, President’s, and Valentine’s Days as well. All these important traditions, honors, education, and celebrations crammed into just...

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation
1500 West Ogden Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation
1500 West Ogden Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation's Foglia Family Adult Services is a Certified Autism Center by the IBCCES.

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