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Parent Training Series: Responding to Challenging Behavior in the Home

Dr. Mary-Kate Carey, Director of the Children’s Center, will lead a three-part training series focused on how to manage and respond to challenging behavior by individuals with an autism spectrum disorder in the home. The class will be interactive, and … Continue reading

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Emerging Leaders in Autism

The Alabama Autism Providers Network (AAPN) is requesting applications from future leaders in ASD research, services, or education in Alabama to attend the Alabama Autism Conference in Tuscaloosa on 2/22/19. Emerging Youth Leader Award: supports a high school student and … Continue reading

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Upcoming Caregivers of Autism Fellowship Group Meetings

Caregivers of Autism Fellowship Group Women’s Group: Meets the last Monday from 9:00-10:00am of every month at the Children’s Center. It will be supported by Dr. Mary-Kate Carey, Director of the Children’s Center. All moms, aunts, grandmothers, sisters, cousins, and … Continue reading

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2019 Ireland Legacy Golf Tournament

  Mark your calendar for Glenwood’s 27th Annual Ireland Legacy Tournament on Monday, May 6. Thanks to the help of our sponsors, this long running golf tournament raises more than $100,000 each year for Glenwood’s programs for adults with autism … Continue reading

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Holiday Happenings

Believe in love. Believe in magic. Believe in joy. Don’t Stop Believing! The holidays are a magical time of year. Glenwood wishes your family a joyous holiday season. We greet each day full of hope for the individuals served by … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Story

Three years ago, I was filled with fear and doubt and uncertainty of my son’s future. Hayes was documented as “non-verbal” at almost 3 years old. I didn’t think I would ever hear my son say “mama” or “I love you” or … Continue reading

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A Story With a Happy Ending

  Glenwood is best known for specializing in autism spectrum disorder across the lifespan. There is another important group we serve…young boys with severe emotional and behavioral disorders. These boys deserve a chance for a better life, a better future, … Continue reading

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Save the Date for Big Top 2019

The date has been set for A Night Under the Big Top! For 15 years, Glenwood’s Junior Board has hosted this premiere event to benefit children with autism. Over 700 guests are expected each year and are treated to an evening … Continue reading

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Christmas Program Coming Up

The Glenwood annual Christmas Program is coming up and you’re invited. This is a beloved event for the staff and individuals served by Glenwood. Each year, they put on a creative performance that can’t be beat for holiday spirit. This is … Continue reading

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SMILE :)

Noah was diagnosed with autism at an early age and struggled with aggressive and destructive behaviors. He rarely, if ever, spoke or even smiled. His parents felt like there had to be help for Noah somewhere. That’s when they found … Continue reading

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