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Carrie Provenzale

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Carrie Provenzale is the Executive Director of Turning Pointe Autism Foundation. Previously, she served as a consultant and member of the Turning Pointe Board of Directors. She also has 20 years of experience with local and regional nonprofits.

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Milestones

Milestones can be lovely stepping stones! A landing spot to look back on where you were and look forward to all the good still...

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Garden project taking root

“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food, and medicine for the soul.” – Luther Burbank Thanks to the Conservation Foundation,...

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Autism Acceptance Month

April is Autism Acceptance Month. Previously, we referred to April as an Awareness Month. This year, Turning Pointe proudly steps into a new era of...

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Dreams and Cars

What is your dream car? Right now, my dream car is a Lexus LC 500. And it's not actually because I want to hold...

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Recognize important milestones

In February, we celebrate Black History Month along with Groundhog Day, Chinese New Year, President’s, and Valentine’s Days as well. All these important traditions,...

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Thanksgiving – Giving Thanks

This year Turning Pointe counted its blessings twice. Sometimes daily. To thrive in the present conditions, we had to stay grounded in gratitude. This...

Express support for Turning Pointe

At Turning Pointe, faster – except when responding to a student in crisis – is rarely better. Team Turning Pointe typically takes care to...

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Finding the Right Path

Turning Pointe’s mission began with a love story. The powerful bond between a boy named Jack and his parents. Jack was loved and cared...

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Building awareness for individuals with autism

Turning Pointe prides itself on giving students their voices. Through extensive therapies or training on devices that can be a tool for students to communicate,...

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: For Sure

During uncertain times, I like to remind myself of that which I am certain. I am certain that there is no devotion like our families....

Community Support

To celebrate the fresh face of spring, Turning Pointe will launch a new look this month. A reimagined logo and website to welcome all...

Love is in the details

As a Director of nonprofit, it is always encouraged to have a ready pitch. An elevator speech. But recently at a staff gathering, I was...

Growing Sustainably

Turning Pointe’s organizational resolution this year is to build new learning suites. Four. Four new ideal learning environments for up to 32 additional students....

Holiday Extravaganza

Turning Pointe has the perfect gift for you this season. As tangible evidence of goals accomplished by our students, beautiful gifts and wares will be...

Thank You

“If ‘thank you’ is the only prayer you ever say, it would be enough.” This quote has been attributed to Tolle, Winfrey and Wiesel. I...

New school year, new possibilities

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation revels in the back-to-school season. As tree leaves start to turn color or curl, Turning Pointe is actually springing back...

Always move forward

“Your son will probably never speak.” “Your daughter is incapable of learning.” Turning Pointe parents – like many with children on the autism spectrum – hear...

The larger purpose of service

Rotary Clubs. Jaycees. Exchange Clubs. Women’s Clubs. Men’s Clubs. Kiwainis. And Lions, oh my! Small armies of individuals serving a purpose larger than themselves. It...

‘Pawfect’ Treats

Turning Pointe is positively wild about dogs. We rely on service dogs every week to provide a unique type of therapeutic benefit to students....

Best foot forward

As the school year winds down, new shoes may seem like a topic at the wrong end of the calendar. After all, fall is...

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