Thom Child and Family Services is pleased to announce it has received a $4,000 grant from the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism. Through this support Thom Child and Family Services will be able fund the purchase of essential technology that is critical in helping people with autism.
Thom’s Executive Director, Gretchen Rowe, stated, “The generous support of the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism is deeply appreciated as we continue to work with families and community partners to maximize children and families’ participation in critical Early Intervention services during these challenging times. This generous support ensures that families are given an equal opportunity to benefit from consistent, flexible, and individualized services.”
“The Flutie Foundation’s Allison Keller Education Technology Grants help our partner agencies address a variety of significant needs in the autism community, especially in light of coronavirus repercussions,” says Nick Savarese, Executive Director of The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism. “Programs like Thom Child and Family Services are helping people on the autism spectrum live life to the fullest and we are proud to support their efforts.”
The Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism, based in Framingham, MA, awards grants annually through a competitive application and review process. The Allison Keller Technology Education grants that the Flutie Foundation distributed this year fill the financial gap in meeting technology needs of schools and organizations to help people and families with autism live life to the fullest.