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REMEMBERING A BELOVED FRIEND

REMEMBERING A BELOVED FRIEND

The Turning Pointe family was deeply saddened last month when we lost one of our greatest heroes. Rick Matttiota was a beloved friend and a huge champion of our mission since our inception 2007. Rick began on our...

Turning Pointe mentioned in Walgreens Boots Alliance Report

Turning Pointe mentioned in Walgreens Boots Alliance Report

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FORE! A Good Cause

FORE! A Good Cause

‘Tis the season…. for golf and giving. While most of us anxiously and patiently awaited summer this year, true golf enthusiasts know that if it’s above freezing and there is no snow on the ground, it’s game on, and...

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

To celebrate the fresh face of spring, Turning Pointe will launch a new look this month. A reimagined logo and website to welcome all to our work. Each day in our school students get a new chance. Families find new...

Love is in the Details

Love is in the Details

As a Director of nonprofit, it is always encouraged to have a ready pitch. An elevator speech. But recently at a staff gathering, I was reminded how many details of our work are important to share. At this meeting, I...

Growing Sustainability

Growing Sustainability

Turning Pointe’s organizational resolution this year is to build new learning suites. Four. Four new ideal learning environments for up to 32 additional students. With a growing number of both students impacted by...

Holiday Extravaganza

Holiday Extravaganza

Turning Pointe has the perfect gift for you this season.As tangible evidence of goals accomplished by our students, beautiful gifts and wares will be for sale at our Holiday Extravaganza on December 12.You can enjoy...

Thank You

Thank You

“If ‘thank you’ is the only prayer you ever say, it would be enough.”This quote has been attributed to Tolle, Winfrey and Wiesel. I first remember reading something similar in a Mutt’s cartoon by Patrick McDonnell....

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

Seeing the Pointe

Seeing the Pointe

Finding a job that aligns your passions and talents is deeply fulfilling. Carrie Provenzale found just that when she became the executive director of Naperville’s Turning Pointe Autism Foundation in 2016. Provenzale...

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...

Mission

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation creates opportunities and programs to educate individuals with autism through proven interventions to increase independence, encourage meaningful lifelong pursuits, and enrich the community at large.

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 is an endorsed Center for Autism accredited by the IBCCES.

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