Y.A.L.E. Ellisburg Campus
11 Connecticut Ave.
Cherry Hill, NJ
Monique Castillo, Chapter Coordinator
Phone: (856) 290-5075
**New Meeting Location** Our chapter meets at the Y.A.L.E. School Ellisburg campus which is located at 11 Connecticut Ave., Cherry Hill, NJ, from 7 – 9 pm usually on the fourth Wednesday evening of each month. We do not meet in July and August due to summer break and vacation time. Please call (856) 482-5252 for directions to the Y.A.L.E. School.
Speaker meetings are open to family members and professionals who support those affected by Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS), High-Functioning Autism (HFD) and Non-Verbal Learning Disability (NVLD). Family support meetings are held exclusively for family members and caregivers, to protect confidentiality, enabling attendees to freely share information, challenges and success strategies.
Our lending library is extensive.
Required annual membership is $35/year for families and $55/year for professionals. Membership for families encompasses parents or guardians, both sets of grandparents and adult social group members. Individual speaker meeting fees are $5.00 per person for non-members.
|Sept. 28, 2016||Lisa Ford, Director, The Family Institute www.thearcfamilyinstitute.org||Understanding the IEP – Individualized Education Plan – and its importance|
|Oct. 26, 2016||Parent Support / Information Sharing||Parent Support / Information Sharing|
|Nov. 16, 2016||Dr. David Larson Holmes, Chairman/CEO, Lifespan Services, LLC||Internet and Social Media Safety: What You Need to Know|
|Dec. 14, 2016||Parent Support/Information Sharing||Parent Support/Information Sharing|
|Jan. 25, 2017||Meghan Hoopes, Occupational Therapist, and Margaret Chapman, Assistant Director, at Y.A.L.E. School||Building Transition Skills: An Occupational Therapist’s Guide to the role of OT’s and other transition partners in the transition planning process|
|Feb. 22, 2017||Parent Support / Information Sharing||Parent Support / Information Sharing|
|Mar. 22, 2017||Dr. Ben Yerys – CHOP Center for Autism Research (CAR)||Executive Function – Real help on understanding what it is and how to help support it|
|Apr. 26, 2017||Parent Support / Information Sharing||Parent Support / Information Sharing|
|May 24, 2017||Panel of speakers to be announced Spring 2017||Employment, Internships and Getting a Head-start on the Real World|
|June 28, 2017||Parent Support / Information Sharing||Parent Support / Information Sharing|