Posts Tagged ‘winter 2016’

  • Special Celebrations

    Jan 31, 17 • 991 Views • NewsroomComments Off on Special Celebrations

    Special Celebrations – Everyone deserves to be celebrated! – By Karen Krejcha –  Beautiful ideas often blossom from seeds of adversity. Feeling social isolation due to disability is a lonely place to be. Theresa Van Pelt knows what it is...

  • Introduction to State Disability Services

    Jan 22, 17 • 1196 Views • Local Resources, NewsroomComments Off on Introduction to State Disability Services

    Introduction to State Disability Services By John Krejcha – It does not matter if you call Oregon or Washington home, both states have funding streams in place to help support youth, adults and families impacted by Intellectual and Developmental...

  • Striving for Disability Equity at Northwest Health Foundation

    Jan 2, 17 • 797 Views • NewsroomComments Off on Striving for Disability Equity at Northwest Health Foundation

    Striving for Disability Equity – A journey to greater understanding  by Laura Nash – Northwest Health Foundation’s Communications Coordinator, Laura Nash recently connected with Spectrums Magazine to share with readers insight about the ways...

  • From The Publisher – Spectrums Magazine Winter 2016

    Dec 22, 16 • 791 Views • Local Resources, Newsroom1 Comment

    Features include: Martial Arts and Autism • Striving for Disability Equity • Special Celebrations • Advocating for Community Inclusion • A Literary Hero for All Abilities • Holiday Travel • Dear Spectrums Readers – Annual Appeal • From...

  • From Surviving to Thriving with Jonathan Chase

    Dec 15, 16 • 1017 Views • Local Resources, NewsroomComments Off on From Surviving to Thriving with Jonathan Chase

    From Surviving to Thriving by Karen Krejcha –  Jonathan Chase is well-known and respected in the Portland metro area for being an advocate, educational consultant and mentor to youth and young adults on the autism spectrum. A bit of a Renaissance man,...

  • Educational Toy Guide – Supporting Special Interests

    Dec 10, 16 • 710 Views • NewsroomComments Off on Educational Toy Guide – Supporting Special Interests

    Educational Toy Guide Supporting a Child’s Special Interests By Karen Krejcha – By accepting children on the autism spectrum, their learning differences and social culture, we help nourish self-esteem and can often open the door to more receptive,...