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Kerry's Korner #17: Kerry Speaks About "Living with Autism"

 

In this episode I feature an opportunity I had to speak about "Living with Autism" at Dover International Speedway for NASCAR's FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks Event in Dover, Delaware. Autism Speaks on this day held their first annual "Autism Speaks Day at the Races", the first-ever autism friendly viewing experience for NASCAR fans. Families got to experience this race in an environment specifically designed for the enjoyment of children with autism.

 

Kerry's Korner #15: IMFAR: Heather Brown's Story

In this episode, I feature the International Meeting For Autism Research 2012, or IMFAR, which was held in Toronto, Ontario and sponsored in part by Autism Speaks. This footage is from Day 1 of IMFAR; I interviewed Heather Brown, one of the presenters, who shares her story with us.

For more news and commentary, please see the IMFAR 2012 page.

Kerry's Korner #14: Modell's Fundraising Efforts!

In this episode we had the opportunity to go to Modell's Sporting Goods in Times Square to see how they got involved with Autism Speaks. Modell's has 152 stores on the east coast and have been helping to shine a light on autism through Autism Speaks for the past 7 years now. We highlight their store and their accomplishments in this episode!

 

Kerry’s Korner #13: Hernando Mississippi Lights It Up Blue

In this episode of Kerry’s Korner I spotlighted a Light It Up Blue celebration that was held in Hernando Mississippi. Hernando High School’s Interact Club, along with there teacher and co-sponsor Holly Neel, helped come up with the idea for a LIUB event for their town. In the video, we show a slideshow of different photos taken from the day of the event.

Kerry’s Korner #10: Empire State Building Lights It Up Blue

In this episode I feature The Empire State Building who lit their building up blue for World Autism Awareness Day. We had the opportunity to attend a kick-off event within the building where American fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger spoke about the significance of autism awareness. All of this is highlighted within the video. Light It Up Blue, in its third year, is a unique global initiative to help raise awareness about the growing public health concern that is autism.