Posts Tagged ‘Portland’

  • Specialty Athletic Training interview with Ryan Lockard

    Dec 1, 17 • 940 Views • NewsroomNo Comments

    Specialty Athletic Training – Physical Fitness for All Abilities – By John Krejcha – The benefits of a good physical fitness routine, for the autism population as well as those with special health care needs, are many. Benefits may include...

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    Luke’s Journey Autism Fund Grant Application Now Open

    Dec 1, 17 • 790 Views • Local Resources, NewsroomNo Comments

    Luke’s Journey Autism Fund helps Families Grant application deadline is 12/31/2017   By Karen Krejcha   Luke’s Journey Autism Fund is now accepting grant applications through December 31st, 2017. Luke’s Journey Autism Fund was named for and...

  • A Literary Hero for All Abilities – Joel Suzuki

    Jan 28, 17 • 1505 Views • Local Resources, NewsroomComments Off on A Literary Hero for All Abilities – Joel Suzuki

    A Literary Hero for All Abilities  by Karen Krejcha – Readers who stay current on books featuring fictional characters on the autism spectrum may already be familiar with Brian Tashima’s The Spectraland Saga (now the Joel Suzuki series), a science...

  • From The Publisher – Spectrums Magazine

    Jun 8, 16 • 1240 Views • NewsroomComments Off on From The Publisher – Spectrums Magazine

    Notes From the Publisher – June 2016 It was September 16th, 2012 when I received an email from Courtney Freitag introducing herself. She was planning to launch a magazine dedicated to those on the autism spectrum in the Portland metro area. She was...

  • Arts for all: PHAME

    Feb 8, 16 • 2006 Views • NewsroomComments Off on Arts for all: PHAME

    By Keith Loria It was back in 1984 when a group of families who had the shared experience of having a family member with a disability, wanted to find a creative outlet for their loved ones in the Portland community. “If you looked around at the options back...

  • Having a ball: special needs soccer leagues

    Sep 16, 15 • 2311 Views • Newsroom1 Comment

    By Keith Loria Thanks to a nonprofit organization dedicated to children unable to play typical recreational soccer, Oregon kids with autism are learning the joys of the sport. Often times, children with autism are left on the sidelines to watch the action,...