GIANT STEPS HONORED BY OUTPOURING OF SUPPORT AT 21ST ANNUAL CHARITY GALA

  The Giant Steps family is overwhelmed with gratitude after a successful charity gala this weekend. Approximately $225,000 was raised at the 21 st annual Giant Steps charity auction, which was held Friday evening at Bobak's Signature Room in Woodridge, IL. This year's theme was "Giant Steps Derby: Race to the Future" and it proved to be a ver...
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GIANT STEPS LOOKING AT NEW ‘PATH’ FOR SUCCESS

GIANT STEPS LOOKING AT NEW ‘PATH’ FOR SUCCESS
​ March 20, 2017 – Giant Steps, a Lisle-based school for children and young adults with autism, is launching an equine therapy program in partnership with Rich Harvest Farms (RHF) in Sugar Grove, IL. Sara Carley joined the Giant Steps team to take the reins and bring the school's first certified equine therapy program to life. Carley, a certified P...
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GIANT STEPS TO BE HONORED AT 2017 SUGAR GROVE CORN BOIL

GIANT STEPS TO BE HONORED AT 2017 SUGAR GROVE CORN BOIL
March 10, 2017 : Giant Steps is proud to announce that the 2017 Sugar Grove Corn Boil festival's 50th anniversary celebration will be dedicated to the Canopy Adult Services Program (CASP). The celebration begins Friday, July 28th at 5:00 p.m. with a parade, led by CASP participants and staff members, which will end in Volunteer Park where the Corn ...
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GIANT STEPS PURSUES GIANT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

GIANT STEPS PURSUES GIANT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
February 16, 2017: Giant Steps, in its never-ending pursuit to better serve the autism community, submitted eight grants this week, totaling a massive $6,695,000 in potential funding. The eight grant proposals focus on expanding Giant Steps' infrastructure as well as its ability to more innovatively engage students in various form of academia.  ​ ...
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NEW STUDY OPENS DOOR FOR FAMILIES TO SEEK INTERVENTION EARLIER

February 16, 2017:  Researchers at the University of North Carolina recently released findings stating that they were able to predict, with relatively high accuracy, the likelihood of an autism diagnosis in babies who had an older sibling on the autism spectrum. Early identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is crucial in providing those impacted individuals with targeted interventions in order to help mitigate the impact of ASD later in their lives.

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