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More than 60 Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach employees, community supporters, patients with autism and their families formed a giant human light bulb, the universal symbol for Autism, to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day in 2015.
More than 60 Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach employees, community supporters, patients with autism and their families formed a giant human light bulb, the universal symbol for Autism, to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day on Thursday, April 2.
Last year, more than 35 exterior lights illuminated the Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach Pavilion for Light It Up Blue.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 1 in 88 American children are identified with an autism spectrum disorder – a ten-fold increase in prevalence in 40 years.
Bully-Free Zone will bring people together in Long Beach to promote awareness and unity.
Autism in Long Beach, along with Councilman Steven Neal of the Ninth District and ASK Long Beach, hosts the “Bully Free Zone 3” picnic in Houghton Park’s Skate Park on June 2, 2013 from 12pm to 5pm.
More than 50 Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach employees came out forWorld Autism Awareness Day to kick-off the international “Light it up Blue” initiative on Tuesday, April 2.
Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach, and its employees, made a statement on Tuesday, April 2 by wearing blue to participate in the international “Light it up Blue” initiative for Autism Awareness Month.
Easter Seals 2012 Fundraising Walk Earns $357,754 for SoCal Residents with Disabilities
Easter Seals Southern California held its 12th Annual “Walk With Me” in November that raised $357,754 for children and adults with autism and other disabilities and their families.
Although most symptoms of autism emerge between the ages of 2- and 3-years-old, a few early warning signs may show up as early as 6-18 months.
Submitted by Gary Feldman, M.D., medical director, Stramski Children’s DevelopmentalCenter at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach.
Long Beach-based independent label 37 Records will showcase singer-songwriter Cathy-Anne McClintock and alternative rockers The Gromble this weekend at “Kindness,” a fundraiser for BKindLB.
A new anti-bullying themed video of Cathy-Anne’s song “No Matter What” — originally recorded with Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea on her 2009 self-titled debut album — will debut at the event, which is designed to illuminate new ways people can “BKind” to each other, to ourselves and to the city of Long Beach.
Autism in Long Beach, a local non-profit dedicated to providing awareness, resources, and support for families on the spectrum, will partner with Long Beach Skate Company, and others, to present its first-ever Collaborative Autism Summer Picnic, Sunday, June 12, 2011 at Bixby Park.
In a motion by Supervisors Don Knabe and Mark Ridley-Thomas, the Board of Supervisors will request that the First 5 Los Angeles Commission consider an annual allotment of funding to address the challenges facing low-income families with children with autism, aged five and younger.