Wednesday, August 31, 2011

EH5!A favs!

'EH5! favs!'

The Center for Self-DeterminationThe Center for Self-Determination

Autism Dog-Services   Autism Dog-Services

Wrong Planet Autism Group       Wrong Planet

Self-advocates As Leaders   Self-advocates As Leaders

Peoplefirst Npt   Peoplefirst Npt

PooleForum SpeakingUp    PooleForum SpeakingUp

Inclusion Europe Inclusion Europe

Mike Talkaboutautism   Mike Talkaboutautism          Talk about Autism

NationalAdapt Freeourpeople   NationalAdapt FreeourPeople

AAIDD American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)

Self Advocates Connect   Self Advocates Connect

Dash Disability-Art   Dash Disability-Art

"Life on the Autism Spectrum can be ENJOYable."

PRAYING & Hoping for a Good, Productive and Enjoyable School Year :-)
As Adults living on the Autism Spectrum, Parents need your advice.
As CareGivers of Adults with Autism, we appreciate your perspective.
As Supporters of Adults diagnosed with Autism, we are grateful that you understand, accept, appreciate and support our endeavors.

Share your insights, post a link, give advice regarding ways our Students having a Good, Productive and Enjoyable School Year.

Tell us what worked for you in school.  Tell us what challenges you overcame.  Tell us what are Adults on the Autism Spectrum are capable of achieving.

References & Resources

"Life on the Autism Spectrum can be ENJOYable."  
You contribute to enjoying life while living on the Autism Spectrum.
Share on our EnjoyHi5Autism social networks and micro-blogs.  
Select the 'uniquely different' site that relates to your interests:families, Parents, children, adults, couples, Self-Advocates, supporters, fundraisers, businesses; with audio posts, and holiday-tips seekers.

Monday, August 29, 2011

Bookmark and Share

Bookmark and Share

Click the above link to participate in today's U. s. Labor Department webcast.

"Life on the Autism Spectrum can be ENJOYable."

Sunday, August 28, 2011

What TO DO?!

'What TO DO?!

The earthquake has ceased.
The hurricane has been downgraded to a tropical storm.
The storm has passed.
Pub at the end of the rainbowThe sun is shining! 

The mandatory evacuation alert has not been lifted.
Can't locate loved ones.
The power is still out.
The streets are flooded.
Residences are inaccessible and/or uninhabitable.
Power lines are live and hanging from trees.
The wind is still blowing tree limbs down.
The water has not stopped flowing over the river banks.
The food stores are closed.
Can't access $.
Forgot Rx in the fridge at the damaged office building.
Insufficient funds to continue paying for a hotel...

The shelters will close, whether your residence is habitable or not.
You will return to work, whether the schools or open or not.
The Utility Bills will show up in the mail!
The mortgage and car note still need to be paid!

{Remember to learn and/or get an in-store or online refresher training in the use of social media (Twitter, Facebook, mobile devices, SMS, mobile alerts, Flickr, iPad/data tablets, smartphones/pre-paid phones.}

Rainbow Refracted Ice Crystals
Disaster Preparedness and Response Center

Locate the nearest Shelter for you to ride out the disaster:
From your mobile/cellular device (not landline phones)
Text the word SHELTER with your Zip Code to 43362
{red color is just to highlight the important text}

The American Red Cross     @RedCross (Twitter) 
Donate and Volunteer 
Text the word REDCROSS to  90999
American National Red Cross Causes (start your own)
Donors Badge via Facebook Causes app

Let your loved ones know how you are doing during a an emergency/disaster -

Twitter hashtag #imok (I am ok) 

Facebook Personal Settings to use for disasters

Global Disaster Relief on FacebookShare your Story
Global Disaster Relief  (Facebook)
Videos posted by GDR on Facebook

@twc_hurricane (The Weather Channel Hurricane Central)

@FEMA  (Twitter)
@CraigatFEMA (Preparation tips and the latest updates from FEMA)

The Humane Society of the United States (animals/pets)

Rainbow End - Strike RichReferences & Resources
{Many entities are offering updates, info. and resources during natural disasters.}

Share your Story

Volunteer and Donate to the American Red Cross  by mail, online ophone; and before, during and after a disaster.
American National Red Cross Causes (start your own)
Donors Badge via Facebook Causes app

The FBI (U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation warns citizens experiencing disasters and/or seeking to assist those with disaster relief to BE MINDFUL AND AVOID SCAMS, SCHEMES AND FRAUDULENT DISASTER RELIEF DONATION ONLINE SITES.

FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

U.S. States Resources

'PRAYING & Hoping for a Good, Productive and Enjoyable School Year.'

 Kbj Cosse'
WASH POST ALERT8/28/2011-4:32am/EST: MORE THAN 1 MILLION WITHOUT POWER in Va.,Md.,D.C. MORE@ PRAYING & Hoping for the U.S. East Coast, esp,elderly, people w/Intellectual, Developmental and other Disabilities; communication/assistive tech/medical and other special needs:ventilators, oxygen machines, respirators; hospitals and the American Red Cross, Emergency Services, rescue teams, counselors.

Trees bend around the pool area at the Isle of Capri Resort Hotel on Saturday in Virginia Beach (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post) 7 hours ago

SBA (Small Business Administration)
NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)


local hospitals/clinics'medical mobile units

local government, emergency services

local charities/donation groups/faith-based organizations

Lightning and Rainbow

MSNBC offers these related links"

  • How to track Hurricane Irene online
  • Hurrican Irene Community
  • "How To Use Social Media During Hurricane Irene'
  • No smartphone for Irene? You can still use Twitter, Facebook
  • Get support and info on Hurricane Irene network
  • Mobile apps to help in a hurricane
  • Hey Irene, can you hear me now?
  • Smartphones, tablets can be a port in the storm
  • Social media: Communication hub for disasters?
  • Saturday, August 27, 2011

    Virtual Worship

    'Virtual Worship'

    for days when you can't get out to fellowship...
    for times when you need an uplifting song...
    for moments when you can't see the light at the end of the tunnel...

    Share these online ministries, inspirational e-books, and faith-based social networks.

    Bishop T.D. Jakes with  'The Storm is Over' online Radio/Video Music Station

    The Potter's House with The Potter's House Counseling Center

    Lakewood Church with Sermons online

    International House of Worship with  24/7 Prayer & Worship Live WebStream

    "Life on the Autism Spectrum can be ENJOYable."

    The above listing is not an endorsement for any entity, religion, related resource or the like.  Therefore, view, join, share, and donate according to your perspective.  Any activity derived from this post is solely independent of this blog and bloggers and related EnjoyHi5Autism sites.

    weathering the storm

    'weathering the storm'

    To all our people in the path of Hurricane Irene, including our brothers and sisters in institutions: ADAPT is thinking of you this weekend.

    Neither rain nor sleet nor Hurricane Irene will prevent soldiers from standing sentry at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery
    Everything else in the nation’s capital may be shuttered, but not the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
    36 minutes ago

  • Here's a snapshot of the shelters that the American Red Cross have open tonight for Hurricane Irene. You can find a shelter near you at Stay safe everyone
    A snapshot of American Red Cross shelters open as of August 27, 2011 at 9:30 p.m. EDT. To find an open shelter near you, visit  42 minutes ago

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    (¸.•´(¸.• (¸.•´¸¸.•¨¯`•.¸¸.♥ PLEASE Re-post this heart prayer balloon for all the families along the Eastern coast of the US as they get ready for hurricane Irene!! God bless & keep them all safe!!! I ask & expect to see this on all my friends walls!!! Please stay safe my dear friends , ~*♥♥*~         
    46 minutes ago

    An earthquake and a hurricane on our east coast, as the Gulf Coast remembers the 6th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. much prayer
     about an hour ago via Windows Phone

    5 hours ago

    References & Resources

    ( A Louisianian's advice on coping with Hurricane Irene
    "Life on the Autism Spectrum can be ENJOYable."



    Enjoy our online Radio and Groups at EnjoyHi5Autism on

    Inspired By Media Group  virtual Radio Station on
    Inspired by 'The Bible Experience' New Testament
    Zondervan audio cd

    featuring: Angela Bassett, Blair Underwood, Cuba Gooding,Jr., and Denzel Washington!

    featured music artists: {artist, song, specific cd}
    Max Lucado - The King Who Remembers My Name on 'When Christ Comes'
    TobyMac - Gone on 'Welcome to Diverse City'
    Israel & New Breed - To Worship You I Live (Away) on Alive in South Africa
    Jesus Culture - Obsession on 'Consumed'
    Inspired By feat. Kelly Clarkson - My Life Would Suck Without You on '2009 Hits'  released by Sonic Wave International
    Bishop T.D. Jakes - I Surrender All on  'Spirit Rising Volume I & II
    Kirk Franklin - Without You on 'Hero'
    Israel Houghton - Just Wanna Say  on 'The Power of One' {He is the National Director of Music and Worship for Champions for Christ a high impact ministry to college and professional athletes with Pastor Greg Ball. He also leads worship regularly at Lakewood Church in Houston, TX. with Pastor Joel Osteen.}
    The Katinas - Draw Me Close on 'Lifestyle' {The Katinas are a Contemporary Christian music group. The family of five brothers hails from American Samoa,... The group's members sang in church as children, and began playing fairs, soon moving up to nationwide slots opening for R. Kelly, Jasmine Guy, DC Talk, and Amy Grant. ..., including a 2006 retrospective entitled Collection.}
    LeCrae - Sold Out on 'RealTalk'
    Misty Edwards - You Won't Relent on 'Revelation Songs' {Misty Edwards is an active leader at the International House Of Prayer (IHOP) in Kansas City, Missouri, a ministry launched by Mike Bickle....understanding the dynamics of the context in which the songs are formed: 24/7 prayer, worship, and fasting. IHOP-KC has held live worship non-stop, without closing the doors, since September 19th, 1999.}
    The Future of Forestry - Close Your Eyes on 'Travel' {from San Diego, California, the band Future of Forestry draws their name from the title of a C.S Lewis poem. Veering from the saturated and homogenous pop culture, the band has cast out into deeper waters to draw from the essence of life in music.}
    Phil Wickham - Because of Your Love on 'Heaven and Earth'

    Thx bnbmusic3000 for sharing Inspired By Media Group.

    EnjoyHi5Autism wrote:
    Sharing on our EnjoyHi5Autism sites: " Life on the Autism Spectru, can be Enjoyable.", Inspired By Media Group, Zondervan audio cd Inspired By The Bible Experience New Testament contributes to an enjoyable life.

    "Life on the Autism Spectrum can be ENJOYable."

    DONATE to @RedCross

    'DONATE to @RedCross'
    American Red Cross    1-800-RED CROSS
    (1-800-733 2767)           English speaking

    1-800-220-4095              For TDD Operator
    1-800-257-7575              Spanish Speaking

    If you wish to make a contribution to other American Red Cross initiatives, the 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-435-7669) agent will assist you further. This will ensure that your contribution goes to your choice of funds.

    Now, getting the Badge for our FB page!
    Also, you can text REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation to American Red Cross.
    Join us in giving directly to the Red Cross using the Causes application on Facebook.Donors who recently gave to the Red Cross using the causes app can post the "I Donated" badge to their profile! @RedCross current Disaster Response in 12 States

    Kbj has donated to this project.
    The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.

    DONATE to the American Red Cross
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    American Red Cross
    Best way to help if u r in an unaffected area is to call your chapter to register to volunteer or give money at
    American Red Cross
    Find a shelter, , and stay in touch with your family, .

    References & Resources
    Learn more, read reviews, and download American Red Cross: Shelter View by VisionLink, Inc. on the iTunes App Store.

    American Red Cross

    What role can social media play in disaster? Tune into on 8/24 for a discussion w/ .

    American Red Cross

    American Red Cross

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