Newsmakers To Feature AllOne Foundation and Charities- Sunday, November 11

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 The AllOne Foundation and Charities will be the topic of this Sunday’s Newsmakers with hosts Jayne Ann Bugda and Andy Mehalshick.  

Bugda and Mehalshick will be join by John Cosgrove, the Executive Director of the ALLOne Foundation and Charities and   Dr. Debra A. Pellegrino, Ed.D, Dean, J. A. Panuska College of Professional Studies at the University of Scranton.  They talk about the history of the ALLOne Foundation and Charities and their work in our region.  Cosgrove and Dr. Pellegrino will talk extensively about the ALLOne Foundation initiative to enhance Autism Services and Programs across the region.  This will be very beneficial for families with a loved one with Autism.   

The programs span birth through adult life. 

Newsmakers will Sunday, November 11 at 6:30 am on WYOU and at 11:30 am on WBRE.

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Learn more about AllOne Foundation and Charities  WEBSITE

Learn more about The Autism Collaborative Centers of Excellence  WEBSITE

AllOne Foundation Vision

To work with others or independently to enhance the present healthcare delivery system of Northeastern and North Central Pennsylvania and to be innovative, creative and collaborative in crafting new ways of improving the health and welfare of the people of Northeastern and North Central Pennsylvania.

AllOne Charities

The AllOne Charities is a public 501 (c)(3) organization helping non-profits improve the quality of healthcare in the region and making a difference for individuals living here. 

AllOne Charities funds are used to help sustain local and regional, non-profit organizations, whose initiatives help to address some of Northeastern and North Central Pennsylvania’s most pressing health challenges.

Grants from AllOne Charities generally range from $5,000 to $25,000.

There are two grant cycles per calendar year. The application process begins by submitting a Letter of Interest.

The Autism Collaborative Centers of Excellence (ACCE) was formed to deliver a full array of services and supports for individuals with ASD, from early intervention to adult services.

ACCE will directly benefit preschool children through adults with ASD in the 13-county area of Northeastern and North Central Pennsylvania.

For more information about the Autism Collaborative Centers of Excellence please call 570-208-1200

ACCE includes regional leaders and ASD experts from Geisinger Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute (ADMI), Misericordia University, The University of Scranton, Friendship House, Children’s Service Center, Wyoming Valley Children’s Association (WVCA), Allied Services, Goodwill Industries of

NEPA, Hope Enterprises, Inc., Luzerne County ARC and NEPA Center for Independent Living.

Through the leadership of AllOne Foundation, the Autism Collaborative Centers of Excellence (ACCE) was formed to enhance the service delivery system and minimize the service gaps for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families living in Northeastern and North Central Pennsylvania.

ACCE represents a sustainable framework to address existing service gaps while creating a national model for scientifically-sound innovation at the cutting edge of ASD care. ACCE will:

* Create Family-Friendly ASD Community Hubs to assist individuals and families in identifying and navigating services throughout the region

* Establish a coordinated network of qualified ASD providers to facilitate regional access to evidence-based care

* Deliver a full array of services and supports for individuals with ASD, from Early Intervention to Adult Services

* Provide a coordinated, comprehensive approach to the identification and treatment of ASD for children, adults, and families

* Promote evidence-based practices as the standard for ASD treatment in the region

* Enhance undergraduate and graduate training opportunities in ASD-related fields to create a highly skilled talent pool for the region

* Expand opportunities for respite care for families

* Ensure a consistent, seamless approach that allows for tracking service delivery transitions across multiple agencies

* Implement an ongoing process for data collection, analysis, and the reporting of outcomes and recommendations from the coordinated network of qualified ASD providers to enhance the delivery of evidence-based care across Northeastern and North Central Pennsylvania for individuals with ASD and their families

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