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This Center Is Making A Difference For People With Developmental Disabilities

This guest Q&A is with Kiwa Nadas has been working for Northwest Center for almost 2 years and has been in her current role of Philanthropy Manager for over a year. With a background in nonprofit work around the country, [...]

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This Inspiring Scientific Director Has A Passion For Helping Individuals With Autism

This guest Q&A is with Pamela Feliciano, Ph.D. Pam is the Scientific Director of SPARK, a research initiative that is recruiting 50,000 individuals with ASD plus their family members. SPARK seeks to accelerate clinical research in autism by creating a [...]

By |August 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

These Incredible Autism Moms Started A Nonprofit Organization To Help Our Community

This guest Q&A is with Good Friend Inc.'s very own Chelsea Budde and Denise Schamens.  Good Friend, Inc., based in Waukesha, Wis., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2007 to create autism awareness, teach acceptance of differences, and foster [...]

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This Incredible Educator Is Helping Students With Autism Transition To Adulthood

This guest Q&A is with Jamie Marshall. For over 20 years, Jamie has worked with adults and children on the spectrum. He has served this population in schools, both public and private nonprofit, and in supported living residences and day [...]

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Inspiring Young Man With Autism Volunteers To Help Others With Special Needs

This guest Q&A is with Klervo an 18-year-old man and a student at ECLC in Chatham, NJ. Klervo is on the autism spectrum and is making a huge difference in our community. Hi Klervo! What made you want to get [...]

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This Amazing Dad Helped Start An Organization To Provide Support For Our Autism Community

This guest Q&A is with The Kids & Dreams Foundation founder Aaron Bly. Aaron is the proud father of five incredible children including his middle son, Trae, who has autism. The foundation was created to help provide support to children & [...]

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This Organization Is Promoting And Protecting The Human Rights Of Individuals With Disabilities

This guest Q&A is with Sharon Levine who serves as the Director of Governmental Affairs & Communications at The Arc of New Jersey. In this capacity, Sharon tracks, monitors and responds to state and federal legislation, regulations, budgets and policies and [...]

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This Wonderful Mom Is Helping Us Understand The Entire Spectrum Of Autism

This guest Q&A is with Kate Swenson who is the mother to two amazing little boys. Her son Cooper is on the severe end of the spectrum. She shares a glimpse into her secret world through videos at Finding Cooper’s Voice. [...]

By |April 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on This Wonderful Mom Is Helping Us Understand The Entire Spectrum Of Autism

Seven-Year-Old Boy Writes Children’s Book On Being An Autism Sibling

This guest Q&A is with Brennan Farmer a seven-year-old boy whose brother, Evan, is on the autism spectrum. They are best friends. Brennan and his mother, Mandy, just published their first book, “What About Me?” The book goes through Brennan’s [...]

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Els For Autism Foundation Gives Back To Our Autism Community In More Ways Than One

This guest Q&A is with Dr. Marlene Sotelo who is the Director of Programs and Operations for the Els for Autism Foundation. She has been working with people with autism and other developmental disabilities for over 20 years as a [...]

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