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Patch.com: Clark ShopRite Donates to Autism Speaks New Jersey

Patch.com: Clark ShopRite Donates to Autism Speaks New Jersey

From ShopRite: Representatives from ShopRite present a donation of $17,800 to the New Jersey chapter of Autism Speaks, which will help support the organization’s mission to promote solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. The money was raised during an annual fundraising campaign hosted at the

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Patch.com: Roses for Autism Announces New After Hours Recreation Program for Young Adults

Patch.com: Roses for Autism Announces New After Hours Recreation Program for Young Adults

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Teens and young adults with autism and other disabilities often find themselves socially isolated and lonely after the school day ends.  While other students participate in sports, dance, gymnastics, and other enrichment activities, the options for social and recreational groups are limited

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Patch.com: 5 Columbia Area Businesses Recognized As Autism Friendly

Patch.com: 5 Columbia Area Businesses Recognized As Autism Friendly

From HCAS:The Howard County Autism Society (HCAS) recognized five autism-friendly local businesses and organizations at a celebration in the Howard County NonProfit Collaborative on September 12, 2018. This is the first stage of a larger effort by HCAS to encourage and celebrate community inclusion. Recognition, for this initial group and

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Patch.com: Elmwood Zoo To Offer 'Sensory Packs' As Certified Autism Center

Patch.com: Elmwood Zoo To Offer 'Sensory Packs' As Certified Autism Center

NORRISTOWN, PA — Elmwood Park Zoo is expanding their options for guests on the autism spectrum, offering special “sensory packs” to improve visitor experience.

The new packs will include various items that will help those with any sensory sensitivities enjoy a fuller and safer experience at the zoo.

Officials said on

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Patch.com: Somerset County Teacher Of The Year Helps Kids With Autism

Patch.com: Somerset County Teacher Of The Year Helps Kids With Autism

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — An educator in Hillsborough has been recognized as one of the state’s 2018-19 County Teachers of the Year.

Earlier this month, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) named Viktoria Wargo, a kindergarten special education teacher at Triangle Elementary School in Hillsborough, as its Somerset County Teacher

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Patch.com: KGH Autism Services Is Providing Support For The Whole Family

Patch.com: KGH Autism Services Is Providing Support For The Whole Family

KGH Autism Services is a recognized Behavioral Health Center of Excellence and a leading provider in autism care. The state-of-the-art center located in the North Shore area provides individualized care and a multidisciplinary team, offering ABA therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, mental health services and social skills groups to individuals

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Patch.com: Ex-CFO Took $115K From Monmouth Autism Services Group: Indictment

Patch.com: Ex-CFO Took $115K From Monmouth Autism Services Group: Indictment

TRENTON, NJ – The former chief financial officer of an autism services organization was indicted Tuesday on charges he stole about $115,000 from the organization and spent it on cars, furniture and a $2,000 fish tank, among other things, the state attorney general’s office said.

Peter Pflug, 55, of Freehold,

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Patch.com: Peabody Autism Nonprofit Gets Grant From Flutie Foundation

Patch.com: Peabody Autism Nonprofit Gets Grant From Flutie Foundation

From Bridgewell: Bridgewell, a nonprofit providing social and human services that empower people with disabilities and other life challenges to live safe, self-directed and productive lives, is pleased to announce that it has received a $4,488 grant from the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism’s Allison Keller Education Technology Program.

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