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Miller Children’s Goes Blue for Autism Awareness Month

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 in 2015.

Local Hospital Lights it up Blue to Raise Awareness for Autism in April

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.

Children’s Hospital Will Light It Up Blue for Autism in Long Beach

light it up blue at miller children's hospital 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.

Third Annual Picnic Creates Bully-Free Zone in Houghton Park

Bully Free Zone picnic 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.

Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach Participates in “Light it up Blue” Initiative for Autism Awareness Month

More than 50 Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach employees came out for 
World Autism Awareness Day to kick-off the international “Light it up Blue” initiative on Tuesday, April 2. 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 ‘Walk With Me’ Benefits People With Disabilities

Walk with me 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.

Understanding Autism: Signs, Diagnosis and Intervention

Early warning signs of autism 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.

Cathy-Anne McClintock to Debut Anti-Bullying Video at Kindness

Independent musician debuts anti-bullying video 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 to Host “Bully-Free” Picnic With Skateboarders

autisim-lb-sq 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.

Knabe Seeks Funding for Low-Income Families With Autistic Children

knabe requests funding for autism 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.

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