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Discover the impact of the Miriam Foundation during the Gold Centre’s  first open house event 



As part of Autism Awareness Month and the Miriam Foundation's 50th  anniversary celebrations, the management of the organization invites the public to an Open House event at the  Gold Centre, on April 17th. Participants will get the chance to immerse themselves in the facility, which was  inaugurated in 2021, and discover the services and programs available. This activity is a unique opportunity to  grasp the positive impact made on the lives of people with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism  spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID). 


Holding this open house is a unique opportunity to raise community awareness of our organization's mission  and the importance of offering support to people with ASD and ID. We hope that this day will help spread the  word about our expertise and make inclusion a priority”, announced Warren Greenstone, President and CEO of  the Foundation. 

Supported by the Foundation, the Gold Centre is a leader in providing comprehensive, personalized services to  people of all ages with ASD or ID, as well as to their families and loved ones. Employing nearly 80 professionals,  the organization serves the needs of close to 400 clients annually. The Centre also supports practitioners and  education specialists, including educators, teachers and all the experts who respond to the complex needs of this  clientele. 


The Miriam Foundation is dedicated to raising funds for the creation and maintenance of innovative clinical,  artistic and educational intervention programs offered at the Gold Centre and through partnerships. The Miriam  Foundation firmly believes that every individual has the right to a stimulating environment, family support, a  social network, leisure activities and health care adapted to his or her specific needs. Ultimately, the goal is to  ensure that each person who comes to the Gold Centre develops and achieves his or her full potential. 

The Open House event offers three times for public visits: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to  12 p.m. Reservations are required and must be made online: https://www.zeffy.com/en-CA/ticketing/7e7854bf 96df-4fb6-a20d-ea26914d3b30 


About the Miriam Foundation 


For over 50 years, the Miriam Foundation has been committed to supporting the funding of clinical, educational,  residential and recreational programs aimed at improving the lives of people with neurodevelopmental  disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder or intellectual disabilities. The Foundation's goal is to help each  individual reach his or her full potential at every stage of life. To find out more about the Miriam Foundation and  its work, please visit miriamfoundation.ca


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