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The Secret Garden – A New Groden Network Fundraiser

The Secret Garden – A New Groden Network Fundraiser

THE GRODEN NETWORK’S Secret Garden Fundraiser Thursday, April 27, 2017 6:30-9:00 PM Botanical Center at Roger Williams Park Providence, RI 02905 At this time of year, the lovely Botanical Center will include the annual Fairy Garden display, transforming the Center into a magical place. Enjoy the delightful spring plants, exotic food, our Secret Garden Signature Drink, music,… Continue Reading

THE GRODEN NETWORK’S 4th Annual Symposium

THE GRODEN NETWORK’S 4th Annual Symposium Evidence-based and Emerging Trends for Parents and Practitioners of Persons with ASD Please join us for our two-day symposium. The symposium will open with an address from Dr. Janice DeFrances, CEO/President of The Groden Network, followed immediately with a presentation by Gregory P. Hanley, Ph.D., BCBA-D (Day 1). After the presentation, we have… Continue Reading

The Groden Network Parents & Friends Association

The Groden Network Parents & Friends Association, commonly known as the “PFA”, is an organization comprised of family members of individuals participating in the Groden Center and Cove programs, as well as Center staff who support the mission of the group.  The group meets monthly to focus on providing support and information in a social… Continue Reading

Groden Network Receives $25,000 RI Foundation Grant

We’ve received a $25,000 grant from the Rhode Island Foundation’s Special Medical Program! This grant will be used to develop a new training program entitled The Complexities of Grieving: A Process for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities. The goals of this training are as follows:  To provide training to care staff and other direct service providers… Continue Reading

Reaching Out in Thanks to Our Veterans – Groden Gives Back

Reaching Out in Thanks to Our Veterans – Groden Gives Back

The younger students at the Groden Center in classroom 1C have been learning about our country and those who keep us safe and fight for our freedom.  The students wanted to send a special thanks to those who have served our country.  For Veterans Day, the students created cards that were mailed to the VA… Continue Reading

The Cove Center Job Fair on December 28th

The Cove Center Job Fair on December 28th

The Cove Center is having a Job Fair! Wednesday, December 28, 2016 4:00-6:00pm Location: The Cove Center 610 Manton Ave-Second Floor Providence, RI 02909  ON-SITE INTERVIEWS Refreshments provided Please bring a current resume Residential Behavioral Specialist and Behavior Specialist (Full/Part-Time/Subs) Positions available 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts available Support adults with autism and other developmental challenges at… Continue Reading

Transporters DVD for Emotion Recognition in Children with ASD

This research was conducted in collaboration with Dr. Paul LaCava from Rhode Island College in the spring of 2016. The purpose of this project was to explore whether or not the Transporters DVD, which was created to help teach emotional recognition (ER) skills to children with ASD, is effective in increasing ER skills in pre-… Continue Reading

VIA Positive Trait Classification Study

This project was conducted with doctoral psychology interns from the University of Rhode Island who worked at The Groden Center in 2013 and 2014.  The purpose of this project was to identify positive character traits that supervisors and special education teachers commonly use in their work and explain how they are put into action.  The… Continue Reading