Giving Tuesday

Make A Difference This Giving Tuesday

What is Giving Tuesday? Celebrated the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday is a day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. #GivingTuesday celebrates generosity by providing people everywhere with an opportunity to give more, give smarter, and give great. Guiding Families Last week we introduced you to the Saputo family. Peter, Susan,…

Diagnosing Autism

In honor of National Autism Awareness month, the Arc’s Vice President of Autism and Clinical Services, Dr. Michael Quinn explains how individuals are screened and diagnosed with autism. Autism Screening and Diagnosis Diagnosing autism can be difficult because there are no medical tests, such as a blood test, to make a diagnosis. Clinical professionals study…

Autism Invitational Chairs

An Astronomical Autism Invitational

Ninety-two golfers enjoyed 18 holes at Boone Valley Golf Club for the 8th Annual Autism Invitational. This year’s tournament raised more than $210,000 to support St. Louis Arc programs that touch the lives of 1,000 children and adults with autism in the St. Louis community. Tournament participants were provided with eclipse glasses and had the…

Register Now for Fall Leisure Programs

Fall is just around the corner, which means it’s time to register for the next set of Leisure programs. The Fall 2017 Leisure Times and Registration Form is available and the deadline to register for programs is September 4, 2017. Highlights for Fall 2017: Awake, Aware, Alive. Learn about the elements of a balanced life, including mind,…

Bagpiper at Golf Tournament

The 27th Annual St. Louis Arc Golf Tournament

The 27th Annual St. Louis Arc Golf Tournament Was a Hole-In-One! One hundred sixty-two golfers enjoyed a beautiful day of golf at the Country Club of St. Albans on Monday, May 22.  This year’s tournament raised $250,000 to support the programs and services of the St. Louis Arc. The weather was absolutely perfect and the…

Sharing Advice in Honor of Autism Awareness Month

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, we sat down with several parents from the Arc’s Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) early intervention program at Childgarden Early Childhood Center. The Early Start Denver Model, or ESDM, is a curriculum used by St. Louis Arc therapists when interacting with children with an autism spectrum disorder. The program…

Autism Invitational Raises $200k for St. Louis Arc

Ninety-six golfers descended onto the beautiful Boone Valley Golf Club on Monday, August 22, 2016 for the 7th Annual Autism Invitational. The picture-perfect weather and scenic golf course provided a magnificent backdrop for an event that raised more than $200,000 for the St. Louis Arc’s autism services. The dream team of Dave Fahrenhorst, Mike Corrigan…