Agape Riding Program Teaches Life-Skills

This program located in Cicero, Indiana exemplifies the power that equine therapy has to improve comprehension, listening skills, self-help skills and social skills.  Adults on the spectrum receive that riding instruction in the indoor arena, trail riding with sensory integration activities, crafts and barn activities all designed to empower their independence.

Camp Soar CIT Training Program

West Bergen’s Asperger’s Related Services sponsors Camp SOAR, a day camp for children with ASD. The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation launched the SOAR CIT Training Program in 2009 and it continues today to enable teens and young adults with ASD to be trained and work as Counselors-in-Training (CITs) while mastering vocational and mentoring skills.

Employment in Real Jobs

The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation has co-developed programs with leading service providers that offer real world job training and employment for adults. One example of a program we collaborated with was SEARCH Day Program’s Adult Activities Center that offers work experience via contracts from industry as well as off-campus employment opportunities.

The Miracle Project Recording Artists Project

The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation created the opportunity for members of the Miracle Project to record  their original music along with Broadway actors in a professional recording studio and get paid for their work as recording artists.

Broadway Adult Autism Center Vocational and Employment Programs

The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation and our long time colleagues at Broadway Adult Medical Daycare Program in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, established a wide array of vocational and employment programs tailored to the needs of adults with ASD who require more support to work.

The Danny Fiddle Arts Enrichment Program

The purpose of The Danny Fiddle Arts Enrichment Fund is to create community-based opportunities for Gillen Brewer students to engage in hands-on art and science related programs and curriculum that will enhance their classroom studies and participation in community life. To learn more or donate directly to this program visit the Gillen Brewer website  

The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Leader in Adult Autism Award

Since its inception in 2016, The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Leader in Adult Autism Award is awarded annually at the national conference of the Autism Society of America. The purpose of this award is to recognize those individuals, organizations, service providers, employers and professionals who exemplify the attributes of determination and vision that inspire all[…]

Danny’s Red Ball Family Weekends at Camp Bernie

The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation and the Ridgewood, New Jersey YMCA developed a program for families at Camp Bernie so that they could enjoy outdoor adventures and arts activities while sharing a mini-vacation that is often so difficult for families to experience. Family respite and support is a lifelong need and is a central aspect[…]

GHA Autism Carolina Farms Residential Farming Program

The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation partnered with GHA Autism Supports on Carolina Farms, located in Albemarle, North Carolina, to design and implement a program for adults on the spectrum to realize their dream of living and working in a farming environment.    

Arts Unbound Studio and Gallery Artists Training Program

The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation and Arts Unbound Studio and Gallery, located in Orange, New Jersey, developed and implemented an artist training program (sometimes taught by artists on the spectrum) resulting in gallery exhibitions at their galleries and in the community. Artists were able to sell their works, and even launch a pop-up store.