Ribbon-Cutting Celebration Honors Cadence Design Systems for $1.045M Donation
SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to funding provided by Cadence Design Systems, Inc., and support from a coalition of community partners, children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other special needs in Santa Clara County will have access to critical services at a new pediatric specialty center that will open its doors today.
The Pediatric Specialty Center is a program of May Institute, a national network of educational, rehabilitative, and behavioral healthcare services. It will provide outpatient evaluation, diagnosis, and evidence-based treatment services to children and their families with ASD and other developmental and learning disabilities, social-emotional and behavioral issues, and complex medical conditions.
"We would like to thank Cadence, its employees, and its more than 170 business partners for helping us transform this Center from a dream into a reality with more than a million dollars of funding," said Heidi Howard, M.P.A., Chief of Business Development for the Institute. "We are also grateful to the Silicon Valley Children's Hospital Foundation and Good Samaritan Hospital, our community partners, for their strong support."
The Silicon Valley Children's Hospital Foundation has committed its efforts to raising funds for the Center's clinical operations, and Good Samaritan Hospital has made a major capital gift through its donation of space.
"The need for a pediatric center like this in Santa Clara County is great, and the positive impact it can have on the lives of children with these types of developmental disabilities is even greater," said Craig Johnson, Corporate Vice President of Cadence Design Systems. "Cadence is delighted to have been able to rally the corporate community to support this important project."
The Center's mo
|SOURCE May Institute|
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