Success Stories

Alexa achieves her goals

Alexa is a good friend. She’s trustworthy, a good listener, and a good observer. Both she and her son Isaiah are shy. Isaiah is also funny. He likes to do things just to make you laugh and smile. This past month in April, Isaiah was proud of his mom who…

The power of equine therapy

In November of 2013 we featured Gabriella in a Success Story. She had come to live at Eliada earlier that year, and after applying herself, began to thrive.   From the success story, “She participated in therapy and completed her assignments with perfection, self awareness, and pride.  She learned to…

“Beyond fear lives freedom”

“Beyond fear lives freedom” is the favorite quote of Brooke, the feature of this month’s success story. Brooke is a creative and thoughtful teenager in one of Eliada’s Cottages. She loves the color purple, writing poetry, music, her 3 dogs, and her 6 brothers. Since coming to Eliada there have…

Miles is the Hulk

Miles first arrived to Eliada’s NC Pre-K program as a 3-year-old in early September 2017. His mother carried him in on her hip. He was extremely nervous and anxious in the beginning. Miles is a Developmental Day student and his mother, understandably, was concerned about him adjusting well to his…

Oliver transitions back to his public school

Oliver is kind, sensitive, and cares deeply about others. This is one of many reasons he is the feature of our December Success Story.     You only have to be around Oliver for a short time before you come to learn how talkative and energetic he is. His two…

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