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Holiday Safety Plan

The Holidays Are Here - have more fun and less problems by putting a clear, realistic Safety Plan in place before you venture out to the crowds. 

This blog post was written by Irene van der Zande, Kidpower Founder and Executive Director. As the Executive Director and Founder of Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International, Irene van der Zande has extensive experience in teaching safety skills to people of all ages with all levels of autism.

Go Go Games Studios Brings Gaming to ABA Therapy

This blog post was written by Alexis Hiniker, a co-founder of Go Go Games Studios. Go Go Games Studios was created by Joy Wong Daniels, Alexis Hiniker, and Heidi Williamson, who met as graduate students in Stanford University’s Learning, Design and Technology program. Daniels is an interaction designer, Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school) alum, and former marketing director at The Children’s Creativity Museum in San Francisco.

USA Bobsled & Skeleton Entering Fourth Year Partnership

This post is by Darrin Steele the CEO of the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Team.

 

USA Bobsled & Skeleton is proud to be entering our fourth year as a partner 

with Autism Speaks. The Autism Speaks bobsled has already earned two World Cup silver medals in as many races under third-year pilot Cory Butner and Olympic brakeman Chuck Berkeley. The original request to partner with Autism Speaks came from Olympian, Steve Langton, in recognition of his cousin. At that time I was still getting used to the idea that my own son, 

A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Cauldron…

Jan Ziff has over 30 years in broadcasting - with an audience of over 120 million listeners. She creates, produces and hosts Sound*Bytes, an award winning computer radio show heard nationally and internationally on CBS News, now in its 22nd year of continuous broadcast. Jan is fascinated by technology and how it helps people in their daily lives.  She and her husband live between hither and yon with a motley crew of dogs!

Master Pieces for Autism Speaks

The Nashville celebrity and arts community has joined together to support Autism Speaks, Tennessee Communities, by designing original artwork made from puzzle pieces that will be auctioned at the first annual Master Pieces for Autism Speaks benefit on December 1, 2012 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Nashville City Center in downtown Nashville. 

Live Loud is Back

Justin Palmer is the director of online awareness for Sevenly.org. 

On behalf of Sevenly, we're excited to bring you big news! Back in July of this year, Autism Speaks ran a campaign with Sevenly.org featuring the "Live Loud" products. The response was overwhelming, and we raised over $200,000 for communication therapy in only 7 days!