Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg Raise More than $700,000 with a Concert for Autism Families

concert for autism

A few months ago, singer and actor Donnie Wahlberg raised more than $700,000 for the autism charity of his wife Jenny McCarthy, Generation Rescue, through his first time ever solo concert. About 1,000 fans gathered in the Arcada Theater, St. Charles, IL, for a special concert experience. A matching donation of an amount of $100,000 was made to the foundation by the star of Blue Bloods. Some of the special guests were band mates of New Kids on the Block, Joey McIntyre, Jordan Knight, and Danny Wood along with some…

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7 Ways To Make Autism Awareness Month A Special Event

Make Autism Awareness Month A Special Event

Autism has been a popular topic for discussion in medicine for a long time. While a few experts have expressed their views on various treatments available for autism, some experts still believe that it cannot be treated completely. Therefore, it is reasonable to infer that autism is a challenge that even beats the experts. However, it is generally believed that a heightened awareness on the complication goes a long way to prevent its harmful effects on children. We will dig deeper into how you can celebrate autism awareness month in…

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Autism Awareness Day – How is the Day Celebrated Worldwide?

Autism Awareness Day

Today, i.e., on April 2, we are celebrating the World Autism Awareness Day. Today is the day we dedicate to raising awareness about autism in a society filled with ignorance and misconceptions about this neurodevelopmental disorder. Although the entire of April is dedicated to creating awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), the second day is aimed at promoting communication, education and learning throughout the world. The United Nations General Assembly made this day official as the globally recognized autism awareness day. The decision was unanimously taken, and aims at emphasizing…

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Autism Education Summit – An Effort to Improve ASD Treatment

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Autism has affected millions of lives in this world. Physicians are continuously trying their best to come up with new ways to improve the quality of Autism Spectrum Disorder’s (ASD) treatment. Parents of children with autism are also eager to know about ways that can help their children win over all challenges. To impart valuable knowledge on ASD to the world, and most importantly to the parents of autistic children, the Autism Education Summit is coming to Texas this October. It is going to combine the experience of parents and…

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An Overview About Autism – Your Complete Help Book

Autism can be easily identified as the social and cognitive skills impairment which affects a child’s behavior making him a social outcast from mainstream society. That’s not all, the most disheartening aspect of this problem is that fact that it is a lifelong disorder with no medical treatment which can completely uproot this problem from your health system. So, do you think you should sit back and complain? No, is the definite answer. Instead of lamenting, it is time for you to take control of the situation and make the…

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Tips to Gear Up Your Autistic Child for a Holiday

Holiday is one such family extravaganza that people do not wish to miss out on specially after slogging tirelessly at work for months, a holiday is the much-needed break that people yearn for. But can you plan a holiday if your child suffers from autism? The chances automatically become low but one should never miss out on opportunities that promise a nice holiday. So if you wish to take your family out for a vacation then prior to that you must give some special attention to your child and prepare…

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Support And Treatment Of Autism: A Helpful Guide For Parents

Strong nerve and willingness to help the child in trouble are crucial for the caregivers dealing with autism affected kids. The parent is required to stand strong by the child and take him through the tough time that is unavoidable. First suggestion to the parents is not to delay the process. As soon as you have a faint hint about the abnormal neuro-development of your child, consult a doctor and don’t wait for any further diagnosis. Every parent wants to hear that his/her child is perfectly healthy and happy. Being…

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Awareness and Empathy Helped Grace Kenitz To Attend 8th Grade Dance

This is the story of Grace Kenitz, a girl who suffers from a rare genetic disorder known as Mitochondrial Cytochrome C Reductase Deficiency since her birth. Refusing to see her daughter hooked up to machines any longer, Mrs. Kenitz decided to venture into the world of hyperbaric oxygen therapy. And within the first year of treatment, Grace was showing miraculous improvements. Grace is special. But this is not what just her mom thinks. Recently, Grace had been invited as a special guest to the 8th Grade Dance at Middleton’s Glacier…

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An Announcement from US President Barack Obama on World Autism Awareness Day

Today, 2nd April 2013, we celebrate the 6th annual World Autism Awareness Day. US President Barack Obama had some special announcements for those who have been diagnosed with Autism. He congratulated the parents, siblings and teachers for showering love and support to those who suffer from Autism Spectrum Disorder. However, President Obama was saddened with reports from public health officials which suggested that 1 out of 88 children in the United States suffer from ASD. Moreover, cases of autistic people being discriminated against in getting access to education and employment…

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Expert guest Dr. Mumper joins Dr. Rossignol to Lecture and Discuss on Pediatric GI in Autism and Other Special Needs

Have you been vigilant about your child’s GI tract? Did your little one ever complained of tummy pains or GI discomfort? If yes, well, the last thing you would want is missing out on the special discussion session hosted by California Integrative Hyperbaric 9th of February 2013. At this session of CIHC Advanced ASD Education Series, the Chairman of the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs (MAPS), Dr. Rossingol would be joined by Elizabeth Mumper from the Rimland Center, who is also a MD, Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians…

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