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March 2019
St. Gerard House News
Rachael Cushing Cook - NCABA 2019 Fred S. Keller Excellence in Behavior Analysis Award Winner! 
We are so proud of our very own Rachael Cushing Cook for winning this award for her excellence in Behavior Analysis. With over 20 years enhancing the local autism community and having served as SGH's Clinical Director since 2010, Rachael is the heart of our 
therapeutic team.
Help support children with ASD in WNC! There's still time to enter our 50/50 Raffle with a grand prize of $10,000! 2nd prize is $5,000, with great odds of 1/300. We'll be LIVE on Facebook giving you a play-by-play of the drawing
Also, be sure to join us for our 9th annual fundraiser at Wild Wing Cafe in South Asheville from 6 - 9pm for a night of partying with a purpose. The fun includes our raffle drawing (more info on tickets below), the Best of the Bayou Cajun meal, wine and beer tasting, and our LIVE auction with spectacular prizes. Let the good times roll!
Save the Date: Our Ninth Annual First Words of Hope Luncheon will take place on April 24th at Blue Ridge Community College.Contact Bertha Medina if you would like to attend this event or volunteer at the event.
Upcoming Events
MARCH 11: FAMILY GROUP NIGHT "Homeschooling full-time to working alongside your child's present academic situation for a better outcome." Presented by Gretchen Roe.
APRIL 8: FAMILY GROUP NIGHT "Puberty and How to Prepare" Presented by Mikaela Mills from Family Preservation Services.
Autism in the News
[2.21.2019 New York Times] What happens when people who have trouble fitting into a traditional workplace get one designed just for them?
[2.20.2019 The Atlantic] The Coming Care Crisis as Kids with Autism Grow Up
[2.20.2019 Hendersonville Times-News online] St. Gerard House Hosts Annual Mardi Gras Fundraiser March 5
[2.19.2019 Science Daily] Children with Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms and Independence

Executive Director of St. Gerard House, Carolina Long was interviewed by PEFNC (Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina) during National School Choice Week. Listen here.

Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Recipes!
GFLFCF French Toast
A great breakfast idea courtesy of Genius Kitchen.
Sweet Potato Sliders
A brilliant lunch idea courtesy of No Biggie, with a homemade GFCF ketchup bonus recipe!
Creamy Basil Pasta
A lovely GFCF dinner recipe, courtesy of Stockpiling Moms and Ashley Skabar.
Are you interested in supporting our work to provide joy and meaningful outcomes to families facing autism?
Would you like to give St. Gerard House a gift? Check out our Amazon Wishlist!  
St. Gerard House
620 Oakland Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791
Do you like to cook? Consider volunteering at Feed Need Culinary class on a Tuesday or Thursday afternoon 3:45 - 6:00 pm. You don't have to be a professional chef or have had experience teaching special needs children. For more information contact Julia Matthews
828-693-4223 or
Join our Connect program for theater junkies and newbies alike. Participants aged 5 - 18 will use acting, directing and playwriting to explore how our thoughts, actions and reactions can impact social situations. Join us for a silly, exciting and educational experience! 
Click for more information! 
For information, contact Sharon Stokes: 828.693.4223 ext. 1010
  Helping young adults with autism and similar needs prepare for, find and retain meaningful employment through art, gardening, & culinary learning environments.
For information, contact Julia Matthews: 828.693.4223
ext. 1009

St. Gerard House  •  620 Oakland St.  •  Hendersonville, NC 28791

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