Our Mission    

The WeedsThe HEAL Foundation was founded in 2004 by Bobby and Leslie Weed in collaboration with noted local pediatrician Julie Buckley, MD, all parents of daughters with Autism. The Foundation is dedicated to assisting individuals and families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder in our NE Florida community.

Dr. Julie BuckleyThe CDC reports that 1 in 88 individuals are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Since its inception, HEAL has raised more than $1 million to serve local families and individuals affected by Autism. These funds allow HEAL to disburse grants that help  support camps, educational programs, and community projects for families and our community.


Below are some services and programs that HEAL facilitates:

  • Awards grants to support camps, education, community programs and financial aid
  • Educational seminars for parents, teachers and therapists
  • Recreational and social events for families
  • HEAL monthly e-newsletter
  • HEAL Web site - links and calendar of community of events

Contact Information
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 140,  Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32004
Email: info@healautismnow.org