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2016 Sea Side Reception at The Dunes Grants Update

Special Olympics Program: $3,000 These funds have been used to purchase uniforms for our athletes, as well as other items needed at the Special Olympics Games to keep our clients engaged between sessions. Our full team of athletes participated in the Northern Area Games held at Bryant University on May 6,while selected team members participated…

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THE GRODEN NETWORK’s Secret Garden Fundraiser

On Thursday, April 27th, The Groden Network held a new fundraiser, The Secret Garden, from 6:30 -9:00 pm at The Botanical Center at Roger Williams Park in Providence, RI. The following awards were presented at the event: The Advocacy Award      RI State Senator Louis P. DiPalma      RI State Representative Deborah L.…

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The Groden Network’s Featured Segments on WPRI -TV

Last night (June 8, 2017), WPRI TV (Channel 12) aired two segments that focused on the challenges associated with being the parents of adults with autism and with The Groden Network’s role in working with these clients.  Many thanks to Claudia and Mike Swiader, parents of two Cove Center clients, who shared their family’s experiences. …

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The Cove Center’s Special Olympics Team Gets New Uniforms

After years of the same uniforms, members of The Cove Center’s Special Olympics team received new ones just in time for the Northern Area RI Games on Saturday, May 6. Each member of the team received new pants, shorts, a t-shirt and a jacket. This purchase was made possible thanks to funds from the 2016…

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Pictures from The Secret Garden Fundraiser

Our first ever Secret Garden Fundraiser, held at the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center, was a fun night for everyone who attended! Thank you to our advocates, partners and guests for making it such a special night. The Advocacy Awards were given out to RI State Senator, Louis P. DiPalma and RI State Representative, Deborah…

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Job Fair – May 2nd from 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

The Groden School is having a Job Fair! Tuesday, May 2 from 3:30PM – 5:30 PM Location: Groden North 86 Mount Hope Avenue Providence, RI 02906  ON-SITE INTERVIEWS Refreshments provided Please bring a current resume Behavioral Specialist Job Opportunities Available Summer Special Education Teacher and Summer Staff Positions Available Support individuals with autism, severe behavioral disorders, and developmental…

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Dr. Gerald Groden – April 11, 1931 – March 9, 2017

It is with a very heavy heart that we share the news that Dr. Gerald Groden, co-founder of The Groden Center, passed away on March 9 at his home.  Dr. Gerry devoted his life to developing and improving services for individuals with autism and other disabilities. His dedication went beyond the needs of the clients.…

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