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Devereux - A Story of Family
At the heart of the Devereux story is family.
Who We Help
Family engagement is one of the most important building blocks in successful treatments and outcomes.
Autism Success Story
Through the Devereux programs, Annie and her family are able to address the challenges of Autism.
Devereux's Legacy
Devereux celebrated its Centennial Anniversary in 2012.
Devereux changes lives and nurtures human potential. We inspire hope, ensure well-being, and promote meaningful life choices.

Summer: A Perfect Time to Build Resilience!

Through your gift you contribute to our mission to help people of all abilities achieve happiness and fulfillment.

Summer is a great time of year, typically filled with family vacations, outdoor activities and of course, a break from school. But a break from school shouldn’t mean a break from learning; and therefore, teachers will typically assign summer projects and reading assignments. “When you’re helping your children with their summer learning, don’t forget to work on resilience skills, too,” says Paul LeBuffe, Director of the Devereux Center for Resilient Children.

Self-confidence, in particular, is a critical social and emotional tool, which all people need throughout their lives. Like other social and emotional skills, self-confidence can be taught. Follow the link below to read about promoting your children’ self-confidence this summer and throughout the year.

The Teen Brain: Did you know?

Research shows the brain doesn’t look like that of an adult until young people reach their early 20s.

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News and Events

 Dr. Dan Gottlieb, Ph.D.
Devereux is proud to sponsor Dr. Dan’s weekly radio program, Voices in the Family , on WHYY, the Philadelphia area’s leading public media provider.
Amy Kelly
Devereux Pennsylvania’s Amy Kelly, Director of Family and Community Supports, was awarded a scholarship by the Georgetown University Leadership Academy to participate in its competitive training course in August of 2015.
2015 Conference
Underscoring Devereux’s leadership in the field of behavioral healthcare, Devereux is proud to announce the acceptance of several submissions to the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) International Annual Meeting.
Devereux Hope Gala 2015

Devereux Pennsylvania Hope Gala

The annual Devereux Hope Gala is one of Philadelphia’s most premiere black-tie events, raising hundreds of thousands annually to benefit more than 3,500 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges served by Devereux in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Crystal Tea Room at the Wanamaker

October 31, 2015

A resource for building resilient families
Resilient Family Blog