Oops! You must enter a search term greater than 3 characters.

Invite reviews

Invite friends and colleagues to share their experiences with this nonprofit
21 Reviews
12345
Previous | Next
Write A Review
October 24, 2010

more

October 24, 2010

Jeena is our second home here in US. We have come across some unique and incredible people who have taught us the importance of maintaining the spirit alive while fighting autism. We appreciate all the efforts that were made to organize different workshops, meetings, walkathons, awareness days, social events to help our children with their social skills, for last ten years. The list can go on. We are amazed at the immense value a support group can hold for families with special needs children. Go Jeena !

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

My son who is autistic have actually made some friends in Jeena. We have a social life now.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would urge for active participation of more members.

October 18, 2010

more

October 18, 2010

Jeena has brought special needs families together so that they can talk about their pain, their challenges, and their triumphs. Jeena has helped these parents find friendship and support which can be invaluable when facing a crisis. Through Jeena, we are constantly reminded that we are not alone, and that despite all the hardships, we can find a way to smile and live vibrantly.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the friendships I've made, the support I've received from other parents, the sharing of information

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Introduce some membership requirements

October 9, 2010

more

October 9, 2010

Jeena has been a huge help for us over the last few years - it has helped us understand our daughter's issues better, we made new friends in similar situation and learned a lot from them.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

our family life.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

not change anything.

October 5, 2010

more

October 5, 2010

When we moved to the bay area, Jeena community was really helpful in guiding us with the decision to choose the proper school district for our kids. That was just the beginning. Ever since we reaped great benefits from the Jeena community in many ways. Advice, references, guidance, and moral support. Everything that parents with special needs kids need.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

community powered support, advice and general guidance.

More feedback...

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

dedicated and passionate about giving back to the community. I have been associated with non-profits for about 15 years and JEENA is one of the best organizations that I have come across.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

reach out to far more people in different parts of the world. Organization like JEENA has to spread and replicate itself. It is too good to be localized to the bay area.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

October 5, 2010

more

October 5, 2010

I am a immigrant to US and my child was recently diagnosed with PDD-NOS, I was seeking information on Autism and I was offered the best advice and support from Jeena. They understand the culture and the language (choice of words, and way of communication) of first generation immigrants and there assistance is invaluable.They are doing a great job and hope and pray that they continue doing so for the sake of the Immigrant community.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

advice that they gave us regarding some of the challenges that we were facing. We have received a lot of valuable information from Jeena founders/volunteers & families which has helped us make correct decision vis a vis our daughters diagnosis of PDD-NOS

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Increase its scope, reach and awareness to the broader Immigrant community.

More feedback...

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

prompt and timely advice from experienced people/volunteers

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

understanding, caring and selfless.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

This organization would be a beacon of hope for all those seeking assistance in Autism and related disabilities.

Ways to make it better...

They had enough funds to provide a broader range of services.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

General Awareness of what they do and their effectiveness.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

October 4, 2010

more

October 4, 2010

When our son was diagnosed with Autism over 9 years ago, someone mentioned to my wife about Jeena. Not expecting much, we decided to become part of Jeena and attended our first yearly celebration/function 'Jeena Yahan' organized by Jeena families with performances from all special needs kids, kids with autism, cerebral palsy and other disabilities. That day we learned that Jeena is not just a support group but is an extended family for parents with special needs kids like us who don't have any family in US. In this extended family you get all kinds of support from everyone who either have gone through the challenges that you are facing now, or is there for you just for emotional support. I have nothing but good things to say about Jeena and all Jeena family members. Our son is doing much much better now and Jeena has played an important role in helping us improve our son's life.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

helping us understand and how to manage some of the challenges that we were facing when our son was diagnosed with autism. Since then we have received a lot of valuable information from other Jeena families which has helped us in improving our son's life.

More feedback...

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

that it's run by other parents who are in the same boat as you are and they share same goals to improve their kids life in all ways possible as you are.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

excellent and selfless.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

do wonder in the lives of a lot of special needs kids and their families in bay area, in US and around the world possibly.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

October 4, 2010

more

October 4, 2010

Been a member since 2002 when my daughter was about 2 yr. I realized that apart from exchanging useful information with other parents it was important for parents nd their special needs children to come out and have fun! Jeena provided such a warm welcoming place where special needs children can freely have fun! Their parents can enjoy without inhibitions and get energized once again to take care of their children's needs. For the first time I saw my daughter's talent and confidence emerging - she went up on the stage an confidently performed a song as though she was the best! And indeed in my mind she is. Thank you Rajni and thank you Jeena for bringing these joyous moments alive in my life!

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

For the first time I saw my daughter's talent and confidence emerging - she went up on the stage an confidently performed a song as though she was the best!Indeed this trend continues and she goes all out to perform every year at the annual show.

More feedback...

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

that it has no barriers and welcomes all to come and be a part of the organization.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

amazing!

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

make a big difference in the lives of our kids by providing different avenues and support unconditionally.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

October 4, 2010

more

October 4, 2010

I first heard about Jeena when my son was diagnosed with Autism. As a parent I was overwhelmed with the implications of my son's disability and really did not know how to deal with this. Finding services was relatively easy but there was no one I could talk to and get some support and seek advise from parents who were already dealing with this for some time. Jeena provided a platform for parents to come to gether and offer each other advise and a sense of belonging. They offer so many programs like art, music, dance and a variety of therapies to parents at very nominal cost. What I love about Jeena is that it is totally run by parent volunteers who are aware and in most cases know the problems of SNK's first hand. Going to Jeena feels like going home to friends and family. I really thank Rajni for founding Jeena and helping parents like me understand and accept my son's ability.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Getting parents together on a common platform. To give much needed guidance and counseling for newly diagnosed kids and their families. Making a lot of therapies and interventions accessible to parents who can't afford such therapies on their own.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I can't think of any at the moment. Would definitely try to make it more visible may be through media so more families know about it and can seek help and support

More feedback...

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The support and advise I received.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Really outstanding in their dedication to SNK's

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Really make a difference in the lives of SNK's especially from south asian families.

Ways to make it better...

I had been able to go to Jeena more regularly.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Previous | Next
Write A Review

Filter by reviewer role:

Support This Nonprofit

Help this nonprofit get more reviews

5 tips for getting reviews

5 tips for getting reviews...

  1. Sending an email to clients, volunteers, donors, board members, and other partners with a link to your profile page.
  2. Putting a link on your Web site
  3. Including a link in your email newsletter
  4. Putting a link in the signature of your email
    Putting a link on your facebook page and status updates
  5. Tweeting out a link to your twitter followers