What is The Ed Asner Family Center?

The Ed Asner Family Center offers inclusive day camps, expressive arts and vocational enrichment programs for all abilities at our center, six days a week, as well as, health and wellness classes. We also offer low cost mental health counseling and group counseling services with our highly trained therapists. Starting in 2023 we are launching the Adult Day Program!


These classes and sessions promote self- confidence and balance, something that will translate in all areas in life, including an area that needs much attention in the disability world; employment. Over 80% of individuals with a cognitive disability are unemployed or underemployed.


At The Ed Asner Family Center, we do not only cater to the needs of the neurodivergent individual. We aim to enroll the complete family and community, to help them meet the challenges they face with grace. 

What is Offered at The Ed Asner Family Center?

We offer arts and career advancement programs, as well as counseling and mindfulness classes. These classes and sessions help promote self-confidence and balance. Something that translates into all areas of life, including an area that needs much attention in the neurodiversity world, employment. Over 80% of individuals with a cognitive difficulty are unemployed or underemployed.

Expressive Arts Classes & Career Programs:

Cooking Classes

Fine Arts Classes

Improv Acting Classes

Movement and Dance Classes

Voice Over Classes

Film & Video Classes

Physical Fitness & Nutrition

Job Skills & Vocational Classes

Mental Health Services Provided:

  Individual Therapy Sessions 

  Family Therapy Sessions 

  Teen Life Skills Support Groups

  Mom Support Groups

  Sibling Art Support Groups

  Mindfulness and De-Stress Workshops

Adult Programs

The Dating Spectrum (Social Skills Experience)

Sex Ed 101

TEAFC Adult Day Program (Two semesters per year)

Movie Chat & Movie Chat Social Club

Relationship/Couples Coaching




Matthew Asner

President/Chief Executive Officer/

Co-Founder of TEAFC


Navah Asner

Executive Director/Co-Founder of TEAFC

Founder of Camp Ed, TEAFC Academy & The Dating Spectrum


Chrisa Sadd

Director of Mental Health

Founder of Dating Spectrum, Sex Ed 101, & Social Club


Avivah Paskowitz

Director of Programs

Director of Art Department


Milo Nichols

Director of Events & Corporate Affairs

Social Media Manager


Blanca Arenas

TEAFC Head of Administration


Chelsea Darnell

Autistic Self-Advocate

TEAFC Social Director


Judy Langdon

Director of Music Programs

Co-Director of Camp Ed


Peter Arenas

Head of Adult Day Program Support Staff


Tom Iland

Job Skills Coach