The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD®) founder Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh was recognized with the Visionary Award at the 14th Annual Denim, Diamonds & Stars gala. Autism Care Today provides the necessary resources (including referrals, funding and guidance) to individuals with autism and their families throughout the United States.
The Visionary Award is given to a community leader who exemplifies its mission of providing necessary resources to help individuals with autism achieve their full potential.
The Denim, Diamonds & Stars gala hosted by Autism Care Today, raises funds for the organization to build awareness around its advocacy efforts in addition to growing its support services such as behavioral therapy, medical care, assistive technology, social skills programs and more.
In addition to the night’s honorees, more than 500 other guests were in attendance including celebrities and families impacted by autism and the general community to celebrate the year’s accomplishments.