May Institute

Inside May

Fall Festival Celebration in Jacksonville, N.C.
Families enjoyed pony and carriage rides, painting pumpkins, an obstacle course, decorating cookies, and practicing new skills, and then shared a wonderful lunch. more

Celebrating Thomas!
Adorned in his cap and gown and wearing a very big smile, Thomas is a proud high school graduate. more

May Institute Community Pedals to the Rodman Ride Finish Line!
A very successful Rodman Ride for Kids just took place this past weekend! Every dollar we raise through the Ride will directly benefit our children's programs. more

Special Olympics Offers a Different Kind of Classroom
David Ortiz and Phil Mickelson may be two of the biggest names at Fenway Park and on the PGA tour respectively, but they were not the only players shining on the field and on the links this summer. more

Randolph May Center Staff Honored
The entire staff from the May Center residential and teaching community in Randolph, Mass., recently had the opportunity to recognize their peers’ significant contributions to May Institute. more

Thank You for Making our 7th Annual “Summer Swing” Golf Tournament and Family Outing a Success!
Golfers of all levels enjoyed beautiful weather and a day of networking, friendly competition and prizes. Players competed for first and second place... more

In Memory of Dr. O. Ivar Lovaas, Autism Pioneer
May Institute joins the autism community in mourning the loss of one of the true pioneers in the field of autism, O. Ivar Lovaas, Ph.D. This world-renowned expert devoted his life to improving the lives of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and their families. more

Family Fun for Camp Lejeune Children
Families who receive services from the Center came together and shared a meal and playtime. more

May Institute Services for Military Families Expand to Fort Hood in Texas
May Institute is proud to announce the opening of our newest Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. more

Atlanta Staff Making Strides for Autism
Employees from our Southeast regional office in Atlanta, Ga., recently put on their walking shoes to participate in the Walk Now for Autism Speaks more

A Tribute to Joyce Keenan, RN
Our long-time friend and co-worker Joyce Keenan passed away on June 9, 2010. She worked at the Geriatric-Day Adult Day Health Program in West Roxbury for the past 24 years. more

TBS Students Show Teachers Gratitude and Love
The Bay School recently celebrated its teachers at the school’s first annual “Teacher Appreciation Day.” more

Priscilla Blew Retires After Three Decades Touching Countless Lives
Priscilla has left an indelible mark at May Institute. She has significantly impacted the lives of many hundreds of children from across the country who have benefited from her expertise, compassion, and dedication. more

May Institute Welcomes Icelandic Teachers to Randolph Campus
May Institute was pleased to welcome a group of educators from Iceland this past month. The group, comprised mainly of preschool teachers, visited the Randolph campus to learn about our programs and services more

Safety Event Hits Home for Families and Children with Special Needs
May Institute’s Southeast Regional Autism Center recently teamed up with Safe Kids Columbus to address child safety concerns, including wandering, for children with special needs at the 2nd Annual Salute to Safety held in Columbus, Ga. more

Massachusetts Clubhouse Coalition Honors May Institute
The Institute was one of 38 companies honored at MCC’s annual employer awards dinner held at the State House in Boston. more

Staff and Friends of Woburn May Center “Light It Up Blue”
When the staff at the May Center School in Woburn, Mass., heard about “Light It Up Blue,” they knew it was the perfect way to participate in World Autism Awareness Day. more

May Institute welcomes international experts Drs. Robert and Lynn Koegel for Distinguished Lecture Series
On March 26, 2010, May Institute was delighted to welcome Dr. Robert Koegel and Dr. Lynn Kern Koegel, international experts in the field of autism. more

Rodman Ride Raises More Than $173,000 for Critical Children’s Services at May Institute
Among this year’s distinguished group of riders were May Institute staff, Board of Trustee members, business partners, parents, and friends. more