They Dyer Family and Groden: Celebrating Progress, Growth, and Generosity

In 1976, Charlie and Jane Dyer were at their wit’s end. They felt angry, frustrated, and betrayed that their son Kevin’s public school was not giving him the support he needed to succeed. “Ultimately,” says Charlie, “Jane and I pulled Kevin out of school.” The Dyers decided that a local hospital for children with developmental…

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Bike to the Beach 2021

    This past Saturday, over 250 cyclists joined “Bike To The Beach”  and glided the 100 miles between Boston to Newport to support those with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The Groden Network was very proud to field a team of 7 Groden Gliders that were led by our CEO, Michael Pearis and former EI client…

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Employee Spotlight: Summer 2021

Steve Porter   Steve is a key part of our Secure Living Arrangement (SLA) Team. As the manger of one of residences on Providence’s East Side, he is responsible for keeping our residents safe and occupied. This was no easy feat during the Pandemic, but under Steve’s leadership the home made it 364 days without…

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The Groden Network Virtual Job Fair

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 11 AM to 1 PM Positions are located throughout RI and Southeastern, MA and include Direct Support Professional, Residential Behavior Specialist, Classroom Behavior Specialist, Special Education Teacher, Residential Manager, Direct Service Workers, PASS Workers, and more! Benefits Include generous earned time off days, premier health insurance, free dental insurance, on-site training,…

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Understanding and Treating Anxiety in Autism

  The Groden Network’s founder June Groden, Ph.D. along with Leslie Weidenman, Ph.D. and Cooper Woodward, Ph.D. contributed a chapter in the informative new book, “Understanding and Treating Anxiety in Autism: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach.”   Chapter 9 discusses both stress and autism individually and, most importantly, in relation to each other. The bulk of research done…

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Hearts in Action: Being A Foster Parent to A Child with Special Needs

Hearts in Action: Being A Foster Parent to A Child with Special Needs Often when people hear the term “foster care,” their minds conjure images of cash-strapped families looking to earn extra income, or some kind of Dickensonian dystopia instead of what it truly is: A continuously rewarding and life-changing experience for both foster parents…

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Registration for Winter 2021 Virtual Social Groups Now Open

Our Virtual Social Groups begin next month! To make a referral, register, or find out more: Contact the Outpatient Department Referral & Service Administrator, Arva Goddard at 401-274-6310 x 1242. Elementary School Virtual Group Middle School Virtual Group High School Virtual Group      

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