Melmark is an active, dynamic community. Every day we see great things being accomplished by those we serve, our staff, and friends and supporters.
We are proud to share those events and successes with you.
On May 15th, Ronald McDonald visited students and adults at Melmark.
Ronald with Maddie and Carly
Melmark was proud to host Legislative Breakfast sponsored by the MAX Association.
Melmark client, Bill, speaks to legislators
Congratulations to Chris Tabakin, Emerging Leader of the Year for 2013!
Chris Tabakin with Melmark clients
In April 2013, Melmark hosted a volunteer appreciation event to thank the many volunteers who make a difference in the lives of children and adults with special needs who attend Melmark's day and residential programs.
On Wednesday, April 17th, volunteers from The Woodlynde School's National Honors Society worked alongside adults with special needs in The Meadows Garden.
Volunteers from The Woodlynde School
Melmark Behavior Analyst, Liz Dayton, has co-authored an article in The Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (JABA).
Liz Dayton, Melmark Behavior Analyst
On Saturday, March 30th, children and adults who participate in Melmark's day and residential programs were treated to an amazing celebration of Easter.
Volunteers from ValleyPoint Church
Each quarter, Melmark's Human Resources Department presents the Melmark Work Experience Award to an employee who sets a positive example in the workplace.
Front Row, Center: Gary in his Eatery
Uniform with Co-workers
Melmark Senior Clinician of Children's Behavior Health Programs, Chris Perrin, Ph.D., BCBA-D, presented at the annual PennABA Conference this month.
Chris Perrin, Ph.D., BCBA-D
On March 15th, adults who attend Melmark's day and residential programs
danced the afternoon away Irish style with the help of some area high
Students from Radnor High School
with Melmark resident, Ron
There’s nothing quite as exciting as bringing home a winning ribbon when you’re in a competition, unless, of course, you win while competing against a pool of artists, known as the best in their field internationally. Congratulations to members of Melmark’s Meadows Program for placing in the Philadelphia Flower Show.
Claire, Elaine, Christian and Joe
Melmark Senior Clinician of Children's Behavior Health Programs, Chris Perrin, Ph.D., BCBA-D, was recently elected as a member-at-large to the Executive Council of the Pennsylvania Association for Behavior Analysis.
Chris Perrin, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Amanda Guld-Fisher, Ph.D., BCBA-D is Melmark's Director of Professional Development, Training and Research. Below is a link to an article written by Dr. Guld-Fisher on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). It was published in a 2012 issue of SEEN Magazine.
Or visit SEEN Magazine's website at http://www.seenmagazine.us/ .
The Melmark Traveling Art Show is on display throughout the month of March at Burlap and Bean Coffee in Newtown Square, PA.
Each piece displays the abilities of students diagnosed with autism.
On Tuesday, February 19th, Melmark was honored to host Pennsylvania State Representative, Joe Hackett.
Melmark student, Joey, with PA Representative Joe Hackett
On Tuesday, February 5th, Philadelphia Wings Players, Brett Manney and Kevin Crowley, taught Melmark students and adults the fundamentals of lacrosse.
Riley tries out Wings' lacrosse gear
Please join Melmark friends and family for a special tribute to our co-founder, Mildred "Miggy" Krentel, on Sunday, February 10th at 2 p.m. Memorial services will be held in Melmark's Multi-Purpose Center, located at 2600 Wayland Road in Berwyn, PA.
RSVP to Cyndie Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Smart CEO Magazine honored Melmark President and CEO, Joanne Gillis-Donovan, Ph.D. at the magazine's January 17th Future 50 Awards.
January 2013 Cover of Smart CEO Magazine
On Friday, January 11th, a group of students and adults from Melmark visited the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Corey paints his own landscape
The Melmark Traveling Art Show is now on display at The Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia.