by Emily Perl Kingsley.c1987 by Emily Perl Kingsley. All rights reserved I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with a disability – to try to help people who have not shared that unique experience to understand it, to imagine how it would feel. It’s like this…… When you’re going to […]

“Movin’ Right Along…”

The Theresa Academy continues to grow both in enrollment as well as space! Renovations were completed in time for the fall opening of classes. We doubled the size of the Art Room and the Black Box Theater. Both spaces serve as multi-purpose rooms during camp, as well as our Saturday Morning Respite program. Our newest […]

TAPA Summer Camp Enriched All Of Us

TWO SESSIONS of the TAPA summer camp were held this year. Through the gracious donation of his Theresa Foundation Award, New York State Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg, known for his dedication to the special needs community, donated his gift to provide scholarships for Long Beach Public School students, to attend TAPA, thus enabling those students to […]

Scouts Help Beautify the Theresa Building

Eagle Scout, William Misitano (second from left) made the Theresa Foundation his final project. William designed and built planters and benches for the Theresa Building in Lido Beach, New York, and designed and constructed a huge flower garden for the north side of the building. TAPA summer campers were able to enjoy the flowers and […]

Vincent and Susan Russo appear on Good News

Vincent and Susan Russo appear on Good News Cablevision Channel 29 (Nassau/Suffolk, NY), Channel 78 (Brookhaven, NY) Verizon FiOS – Channel 296 11/29 Sunday – 8:00pm 11/30 Monday – 9:30am 12/1 Tuesday – 8:00pm 12/2 Wednesday – 9:30am> 12/3 Thursday – 8:00pm 12/4 Friday – 9:30am 12/5 Saturday – 8:00pm If you do not have […]

Fall 2004 Newsletter

by: Linda M. Mullen & Susan S. Russo Fall, 2004 “We just love chairing this fund-raiser” from start to finish and took some great candid shots of our players (as you can see in our newsletter.) Many thanks to Ron, for all his time, talent and support of the Foundation! The grand finale of this […]