WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 16, 2015) – As Congress considers the 21st Century Cures Act, advocates for the autism community joined leaders in science and government at the Autism Speaks National Leadership Summit today to advance research and policies benefiting people with disabilities. The summit highlights achievements and goals, and focuses on the lifelong needs of people […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Northbrook, Ill. – (June 16, 2015) – Keshet, a nonprofit organization serving individuals with special needs, will host it’s annual Buddy Baseball All Star Game, sponsored by the family of Jerome and Freda Joseph on June 28 at Kendrigan Field in Buffalo Grove from 1:00PM-2:30PM. Local radio station, 98.3 FM-WRLR, “The Voice of Lake County” will be on site for a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Join us this year in hearing these amazing people share their expertise and resources with us at the Autism & Special Needs Seminar! Don’t forget to submit a ticket form & mark your calendars for November 14th! *KEYNOTE SPEAKER* James Emmett, Disability Consultant James Emmett & Company jamesemmett.com James Emmett works at the crossroads of 4 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We’ve got an amazing keynote speaker this year! James Emmett, a Disability Consultant, will be speaking. James works at the crossroads of 4 major highways: the Disability Community, the Business Community, Special Education, & Vocational Rehabilitation. His projects attempt to build a successful interesection between these communities so people with disabilities have the opportunity to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Find out the best local events in your community for families with special needs! July Sunday 5 Special Needs Nights at Centennial Beach, all ages, $3, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Centennial Beach, 500 West Jackson Ave., Naperville. Families with individuals who have special needs are invited to enjoy a quiet, relaxing evening after regular operating hours. The […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Released by PresenceLearning To date, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has been portrayed as a checklist of deficits: difficulties interacting with others, sensory challenges, and repetitive — sometimes disruptive — behaviors, and therapy has focused on eliminating these “autistic” symptoms. However, a new groundbreaking approach called the “Uniquely Human” perspective was created to improve the long-term outcomes of students […]Continue Reading... No Comments.