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Senior Team Announced at Glenwood

  Ken Oliver, the newly named president and chief executive officer of Glenwood, Inc., has announced the senior team that will manage the nonprofit organization. Glenwood touched the lives of more than 18,000 families last year through more than 20 … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts Bring Cheer to Campus

On Saturday, December 14th, for the 16th year in a row, Girl Scouts from the Vestavia area came to Glenwood’s main campus to deliver presents and spend time with the individuals that we serve. All the troops are from Girl … Continue reading

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Save the Date for Big Top 2020

Step right up to the BIGGEST event of the year! Exciting changes are in store for Big Top 2020! The date has been set for February 21, 2020 and the tent will be raised in a new location. Haven in … Continue reading

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A Very Special Christmas Moment

Sometimes you witness something so special, it’s hard to describe. When you know of a 40-year-old woman who is on the severe end of the autism spectrum, and who has no family (except the Glenwood staff who work with her … Continue reading

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Oliver Assumes President and CEO Position at Glenwood

Ken Oliver has assumed the role of president and chief executive officer for Glenwood, Inc.  Deborah “Lee” Yount announced her retirement from the role after more than 38 years as the leader of the organization that touched the lives of … Continue reading

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Twelve Tips for Helping Individuals with Autism Have a Happy Holiday Season

While many happily anticipate the coming holiday season, families of people on the autism spectrum also understand the special challenges that may occur when schedules are disrupted and routines broken. Our hope is that by following these few helpful tips, … Continue reading

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Save the Date for the 2020 Ireland Legacy Golf Tournament

Mark your calendar for Glenwood’s 28th Annual Ireland Legacy Tournament on Monday, May 4. 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 spectrum … Continue reading

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Connections Newsletter Fall 2019

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How do I help my family understand my child’s autism diagnosis?

Article written  by Sara at KGH Autism Services Chances are your family members have heard of autism, but it can still be confusing for them to understand what that might mean for your child. Time of onset, severity, and characteristics … Continue reading

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Join Us for the Christmas Program

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, this creative performance can’t be beat for putting us in the holiday spirit. Join us … Continue reading

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