Saturday, February 25, 2012

Military homepage - **Autism Votes **

Autism Votes "It's Time For Legislators to Listen."
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Why are some Military members redeploying into combat zones? There are many reasons why, including in order to continue Autism benefits for their children!   Watch the videos EnjoyHi5Autism  has posted in this blog. They share military families, organizations and others who support the need for vital benefits for miitary families who are in dire need of Autism services and resources.
'EnjoyHi5Autism' supports HR.2288 'The Caring for Military Kids with Autism Act'.
'Autism Votes' encourages advocacy that will "ensure the military's TRICARE program provide autims-related benefits for children of military families regardless of whether service members are on active duty or retired".
Contact your Congressional Legislators to support HR.2288.
Autism Votes has direct email links for you to urge your federal legislators to support our military families. Learn more at Military homepage - **Autism Votes **
Watch the NBC video interview of military spouse Rachel Kenyon, whose husband has served multiple deployments to Afghanistan.  Also, Autism Speaks Peter Bell., Executive Vice President of Programs and Services advocates about the necessity of passing HR.2288 Legislation that will support over 12, 000 children in military families who are living on the Autism Spectrum.

Here is a video of Lou a Dad whose daughter is on the Autism Spectrum.  Lou thanks Rachel Kenyon and provides her website whiche urges support of HR.2288

Additionally, view other  NBC videos about HR.2288: U.S. Marine Corps spouse Karen Driscoll as she advocates during the  US Congressional Briefing on January 21, 2012 hosted by New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in support of HR.2288, a sponsored by Connecticut Representative John Larson and sponsored by New Jercy Assemblyman Dan Benson.

See more videos from families, actors, organizations and other supporters of HR.2288 The Caring for Military Kids with Autism Act.

Autism Votes - "It's Time For Legislators To Listen."
Text "AVOTES" to 30644

Autism Votes "It's Time For Legislators to Listen." 
Text "AVOTES" to 30644
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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Autism & iPad insurance coverage

Autism & iPad insurance coverage '
Preparing to purchase the Apple iPad 3?
Get insurance coverage.
Augmentative and Assistive Communication device are sometimes considered as 'durable medical equipment' (DME).
DME is often quite expensive to purchase and maintain and utilize associated services.
You I surance company may possibly help.
Follow these 5 Steps.
Thanks Autism Support Network!
Autism & 5 steps to getting an iPad covered by insurance Autism Support Network

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"Life on the Autism Spectrum can be ENJOYable."

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

i luv u, 2

Love ? I love love love you.
'i luv u, 2'
Reflection, Appreciation, Expressions of LOVE...

to share a romantic interlude, a heartfelt 'I Love You' , ...
while listening to the best of the incomparable voice of  multi-talented Grammy/Oscar singer Whitney Houston ; or the legendary Kirk Whalum's jazz saxophonist cd "Romance Language".

Also, there are many fun and unique ways to express yourself through digital devices that feature interesting love apps!

Check out the 'Related Articles' section for more ideas about the annual celebration of  flowers, candy and kisses on February 14th.

"Life on the Autism Spectrum can be ENJOYable."
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Saturday, February 11, 2012


Dancing Dreams
"Ballet for Every Child"
a program designed for children with physical special needs which proclude from participating in community programs
Each ballet dancers are paired with a 'helper'.

Enjoy the Dancing Dreams performance of 'Let Us Entertain You' Recital Act3

Recently invited to a performance by the New York City Ballet!

"Just because you don't look like the other "crayons" in the box.. DOES NOT mean you still can't make the most beautiful pictures!  DON'T you EVER give up on YOU!  YOU are simply AMAZING!"

"Life on the Autism Spectrum can be ENJOYable."

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AXIS Dance Company

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Thursday, February 9, 2012

AWAARE - Tracking Technology

Tracking Technology - AWAARE reports: "There are several types of technology designed to prevent wandering incidents and to locate individuals who have become lost. We encourage Caregivers to thoroughly research personal locating devices before deciding which technology may be best for their loved one. No technology is fail-proof. Never allow yourself to develop a false sense of security based on a locating device."


AWAARE Collaboration is providing more advice "when researching a personal locating device, consider the following:
(click on the highlighted words to read more--- AWAARE Tracking Technology )

"Life on the Autism Spectrum can be ENJOYable."

References & Resources

Friday, February 3, 2012

Super Bowl Food

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 01:  Official sign...Super Bowl Food Ditch Dogs, The Fat Doby, West Coast Philly Cheese sandwich!
How about Chipotle Baby Back Ribs, Bacon and Cheddar Deviled Eggs, and Cookies and Cream Brownies?
--Whether you're shouting for the Patriots or the Giants, you'll want some delightfully delectables!
Wings, hot dogs, sandwiches, desserts, beverages---
Wolfgang Puck, Rick Bayless, Marc Murphy

Ok, so you don't want to cook--
and you just happen to be in the New Orleans area---
Get an early start on the Mardi Gras Parade season at the 'Little Rascals'.  You won't miss the game!  This 18-float parade begins at 11:00am/Central time in Metairie NOLA suburb.

Afterwards, Head over to Archie Manning's new restaurant located in the Warehouse Arts District --- just minutes from the world-famous French Quarters! As you cheer for New York or New England, enjoy gumbo with andouille sausage, a shrimp po'boy and spinach salad.  Keeping with the football theme, try these 3 burgers each named after NFL Champions the Manning Family! I'll have a No.8-Archie, No.18 - Peyton, No.10 - Eli, No.14 - Cooper.  Order up!

Of course if you're in Indianapolis, you'll enjoy the awesome concessions!

Remember to watch for Veteran Official John Parry to Referee as he leads a 7-man team LIVEduring the 46th edition of the Superbowl!

Check out the Super Bowl History Trivia and get your Super Bowl 2012 App for Google's Android platform and Apple's iOS devices (  You'll find links for these Game Day treats and more in 'Related Articles' posted below.

Enjoy Superbowl XLVI (46)!

Super Bowl Food: Top 7 Splurge-Worthy Snacks - ABC News

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Note:  Image by Getty Images via @daylife
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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Law Enforcement and the Autism Spectrum

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'Law Enforcement and the Autism Spectrum'
What will you do if you or your loved one who has Autism is arrested?
Have you been faced with explaining developmental disabilities to the police?
You understand your loved one with Autism-- but does your local police department?
Are Law Enforcement officials in your area aware of how to communicate with individuals on the Autism Spectrum?
Have you reached out to the police in your community to educate them about your child (teenager/child) who has Autism?

Guest Blog: What Happens If My Child Is Arrested? The Autism Directory

"Life on the Autism Spectrum can be ENJOYable."
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White House Q & A Tour

White House Q & A Tour
Do you have questions you want to ask the White House about disability policies?
You may have a face-to-face opportunity to ask 'The White House' questions and express your disability concerns.
"Obama administration officials are planning to fan out across the country starting this spring for a series of regional White House conferences to address disability issues."
See if the White House is coming to your region--
White House Plans Nine-City Disability Tour - Disability Scoop

Disabilities can be physical, psychological, learning, developmental, medical, etc...  
Refer to these entities for more information on disabilities:; The CDC, the ADA, the AAPD, the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, the Learning Disabilities organization.  There are many organizations and advocacy groups that benefit people with disabilities.

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"Life on the Autism Spectrum can be ENJOYable."

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