APRIL IS WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH
Autism Awareness Project
Some of the business in Inland Empire provide an opportunity for you to support families with Autism.
By donating $1 at checkout, you may purchase a puzzle piece and even color it.
Please click here to get the list of participating businesses.
Radio Schedule and Podcast
91.9 KVCR has a series of live talk shows every Tuesday at 6:00 PM of this month on Autism. Call in with your questions at 866 367-5827. Click here to listen to the podcast of those shows.
On the next week's show:
1. COLORING PROJECT IN THE INLAND EMPIRE
This project invites businesses to support autism by offering their customers the opportunity to donate $1.00 to support autism in the Inland Empire. Sign your name at the bottom and place the puzzle piece on the wall of the business. Click here to see the businesses that are participating in your city.
2. AUTISM PANEL DISCUSSION
“In Our Voice” it’s a panel of Adults with Autism who tell their story. I’ll be the moderator. It will be held in the Library of San Bernardino Valley College on April 27 at 10:00am. The event is free and does not require you to RSVP.
3. FUNDRAISER EVENT AT KLATCH COFFEE in Rancho Cucamonga also on April 27 in the afternoon beginning about 2pm and into the evening. This will be an evening filled with varies bands.
4. AUTISM WALK, Sunday, April 28, at 2pm at Wheatfield Park, 30627 Menifee Road Menifee (Menifee Rd & La Piedra Ln) This event is being organized by a High School Junior, Angelina Garcia-Rodriguez. $5 donation per walker. No need to register - just show up at 2pm and support autism! This will be a 2k walk. Most of this course will be on a grass and softball fields.
On 4th week's show:
Jose L Fuentes, Ph.D - Clinical Neuropsychologist. Interim Director of Neuropsychology @ Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation.
Gwendolyn Meier - Director of Speech & Language at Villa Esperanza Service.
Linda Lemke - Blasting Echo.
On 3rd week's show:
John Elder Robinson - Author, Raising Cubby. Click here for more information.
Andy and Melissa Areffi - Author, Navigating Autism. Click here for more information.
On 2nd week's show:
Brian Herritt - Consultant/Presenter, Autism Risk & Safety Management. Click here for more information.
Beth Burt - Author, Mother of a 20 year old with ASD & President Autism Society Inland Empire.
Eric Ochs - Rock Autism
On 1st week's show:
Temple Grandin PhD - Author and Professor - University of Colorado. Click here to learn more about the guest.
Robin Kilcoyne - Queen of Hearts Therapeutic Riding Center - Riverside.
Kawika Kahiapo - Singer from Hawaii - Click here to listen to his song "Father to Son"
TV Shows on Autism
8:00 PM - Autism: Emerging From The Maze (The research and advancements in Autism treatment at the UC Davis MIND Institute are examined)
9:00 PM - Autism: Coming of Age (An inside look at the lives of three adults with Autism)
8:00 PM - Autism - Oh, the Possibilities (Explains early signs of autism, and shares a possible intervention for autism)
9:00 PM - Autism - Making it Work (Explores the growing needs of adoloscents and young adults with autism)
To order DVDs on the subject of Autism produced by KVCR, Click Here.
AUTISM PANEL DISCUSSION: In Our Voice: Panel of Adults with Autism who tell their story.
Open to the public
Venue: San Bernardino Valley College Library in the Viewing Room
To help promote understanding and acceptance - hear a panel of adults on the spectrum talk about what it feels like to have autism, and how they overcome the challenges it presents. There will be a time for questions and answers.
For more details, click here for Autism Society Inland Empire website