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Autism Success Story
Autism advocate, Devereux parent and staff member, Amy Kelly, reflects on how far her incredible 13-year-old daughter, Annie, on the autism spectrum has come.
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Learning to build resilience during the holidays

Through your gift, you are contributing to our mission to unlock and nurture human potential in people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

The holidays are a special time of year. And while December can be filled with excitement, it also can be hectic for families who juggle the demands of work, family and holiday preparation.

Devereux Center for Resilient Children Early Childhood Specialist and National Trainer Nefertiti B. Poyner, Ed.D. offers several tips to help build resilience during the holiday season. She says focusing on simple areas such as thankfulness, family, rest and laughter can help boost your resilience - ensuring that you’re able to manage stress and experience the joy of the holiday season.

Build Your Bounce

A poll by the American Psychological Association shows that eight out of 10 people anticipate increased stress over the holidays. In some cases, the increase in stress and anxiety may even lead to depression.

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News and Events

Devereux goes international! Executive Director of Autism Services Todd Harris, Ph.D., was a presenter at the Association for Behavior Analysis International’s Ninth International Conference, held November 14-15, in Paris.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health announced that its Board of Directors named Renee Martin, J.D., R.N., M.S.N. as the organization’s new senior vice president and general counsel, effective Dec. 4, 2017.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, one of the oldest, largest, and most-respected nonprofit providers of behavioral healthcare in the nation, announced today its Board of Trustees has appointed Carl E. Clark II as its new President and Chief Executive Officer.

Devereux’s Hope Gala raises
more than $700,000 for children
and adults with special needs

What a fantastic evening! Devereux Pennsylvania’s annual Hope Gala was held in honor of the remarkable legacy of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health President and CEO Robert Q. Kreider, on the eve of his retirement. Bob’s leadership, insight and passion for the individuals we serve has transformed Devereux into one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare nonprofit organizations in the country.