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Special Olympics set to inspire: Anderson Center director

Special Olympics set to inspire: Anderson Center director

Poughkeepsie Journal February 16, 2017 By, Patrick Paul, CEO/Executive Director, Anderson Center for Autism Many of us can recall the very first time we were included as part of a team. Whether picked to join the group of kickball players during recess at elementary school, or playing on behalf of the state champions in high […]

Local figure skater poised for this weekend’s Special Olympics, with events held in Dutchess and Orange counties

Local figure skater poised for this weekend’s Special Olympics, with events held in Dutchess and Orange counties

Daily Freeman February 16, 2017 By Brian Hubert POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. >> One thousand athletes and coaches from all over the state will descend on the Hudson Valley and Catskills to participate in the 2017 Special Olympics New York Winter Games this weekend. The event kicks off 7:30 p.m. Friday with the opening ceremony featuring a […]

Anderson Center Student Excited To Skate In Special Olympics

Anderson Center Student Excited To Skate In Special Olympics

Northwest Dutchess Daily Voice February 12, 2017 Sam Barron Jonathan Peterson, a 20-year-old student at the Anderson Center For Autism in Staatsburg, has found his true calling. Jonathan will be skating Feb. 18 in the 2017 New York State Winter Special Olympics at the McCann Ice Arena between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. Jonathan has […]

Golden Moment for Autistic Man

Golden Moment for Autistic Man

HVNN.com February 9, 2017 By, Paula Mitchell POUGHKEEPSIE—When Jonathan Peterson finishes his figure-skating routine at the McCann Ice Arena on Feb. 18, it’s a pretty safe bet that his family will be giving him a thumbs-up and handfuls of Hershey’s Kisses as a reward. It will be the perfect post-Valentine’s Day gift for the 20-year-old, […]

Anderson Center for Autism Student Poised to Skate in Special Olympics Games on Saturday, February 18

Anderson Center for Autism Student Poised to Skate in Special Olympics Games on Saturday, February 18

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 8, 2017 Interview Contact Information   Marybeth Cale, publicist, Anderson Center for Autism, marybeth@calecommunications.com,845.750.3763 Eliza Bozenski, director, Anderson Foundation for Autism, elizabozenski@ACenterforAutism.org,845.889.9594 Karlamarie Peterson, Mother of ice skater Jonathan Peterson, karlamarie.peterson@gmail.com or 917.207.7414   Photo Courtesy of Anderson Center for Autism Caption: Jonathan Peterson preparing to skate on behalf […]

CEO of Anderson Center for Autism Delivers Inaugural Address to Full Crowd on Saturday 1/28/17

CEO of Anderson Center for Autism Delivers Inaugural Address to Full Crowd on Saturday 1/28/17

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2017 Contact: Marybeth Cale, publicist, Anderson Center for Autism, marybeth@calecommunications.com,845.750.3763 Eliza Bozenski, director, Anderson Foundation for Autism, elizabozenski@ACenterforAutism.org,845.889.9594 Photo Courtesy of Anderson Center for Autism Caption: Patrick Paul, Executive Director and CEO of Anderson Center for Autism, hosts a full house on Saturday, 1/28/17 for an inaugural address sponsored […]

Making the decision to let our 10 year old live away from home was extremely hard, but we knew it was the best thing we could do for him. We saw the very positive changes in him over the previous few months he had spent in Anderson’s day program and we truly understood that they could provide the level of structure and continuity that is so crucial for children with autism, something that we could not achieve at home.

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ACA’s core philosophy is that all people deserve to live a life of quality.  ACA has evolved into an organization that has the expertise, resources and technology to enable the agency to contribute much toward the optimization of the quality of life of those it serves.

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Optimizing the Quality of Life for Individuals with Autism

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Anderson Center for Autism as a world-class provider and leader

 

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