News and Events

At HeartShare St. Vincent's Services, we believe in keeping you aware of news and events throughout the agency. Be sure to visit our Events Calendar for important upcoming dates that may be of interest to you.

Recent News

Grace Learns How to Express Herself at The HeartShare School

Category: Impact Stories

Twelve year old Grace can’t wait to see Diane Grzebyck, the school’s first Board Certified Behavior Analyst, responsible for implementing the school’s ABA curriculum. Diane works closely with students daily, including Grace, to shift away from certain behaviors using positive reinforcement. For Grace, her time with Diana is her incentive. “You’re the best, Ms. Diane!”…

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The HeartShare School Celebrated Its First Graduate, Valerie Brown

Category: Celebrations

The HeartShare School celebrated its first graduate, Valerie Brown, on Friday, June 27, 2014. The school opened in 2007 to meet the educational needs of children 5-21 diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities, with a focus on autism. “This is an important moment for Valerie, her family and for The HeartShare School. I am so…

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Young Woman with Autism Becomes Increasingly Independent through Specialized HeartShare Education, Day and Residential Programs

Category: Impact Stories

The HeartShare School, a school for children ages 5-21 with autism, celebrated its first graduate, Valerie, in June 2014. Valerie first joined HeartShare with the opening of its Children’s Residences, adjacent to the school, three years earlier. Valerie’s mother, Odessa, described the obstacles that Valerie overcame to reach this milestone, “Valerie experienced a lot of…

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Harbor Fitness Opens Its Doors to HeartShare Kids

Category: Youth

Twelve students from The HeartShare School who are diagnosed on the autism spectrum attended a fitness class at the Harbor Fitness gym in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Personal Trainer Anthony Carucci customized the exercise routine for the children. In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, students from The HeartShare School were taken on a tour of the…

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