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2016 Candidates Forum on Disabilities – Clark County

On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016, the biennial Candidates Forum on Disabilities took place at Clark College's Gaiser Hall in Vancouver, Washington from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. This nonpartisan community event provided opportunities to connect candidates and constituents together for a better understanding of current issues and concerns from the disability [...]

2016-11-07T00:03:25+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Advocacy, Self-Advocacy, Special Events|Comments Off on 2016 Candidates Forum on Disabilities – Clark County

Autism Empowerment publishes Fall 2016 Spectrums Magazine

Features include: Autism "Rocks" - Pokemon Go Trainers Catch Autism Acceptance - Bullying Prevention - Helping Teachers Understand Your Child - Awetism We Embrace - Letting Go of "Normal" - Voting - Employment and more! Autism Empowerment is pleased to announce that the Fall 2016 print issue of Spectrums Magazine [...]

2016-11-07T00:03:26+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Spectrums Magazine|2 Comments

Autism Empowerment seeks Autistic Advisory Board Committee Members

Volunteer Opportunity on Autism Empowerment’s Autistic Advisory Committee! The autism spectrum is diverse and so is the autism community. We are currently seeking a few motivated, positive individuals who identify as Autistic, Aspie or on the autism spectrum to join our Autism Empowerment Autistic Advisory Committee. When people ask what distinguishes [...]

2016-11-07T00:03:26+00:00 August 29th, 2016|Acceptance|Comments Off on Autism Empowerment seeks Autistic Advisory Board Committee Members

Luke’s Ride 2016 raises therapy dollars for Luke’s Journey Fund

Raising Funds for Therapy through Luke's Ride 2016 - Luke's Journey Fund to award grants to local families.- By Karen Krejcha - Families in the autism community face a daunting task when it comes to choosing therapy to help their children on the spectrum thrive. Because each person is unique [...]

2016-11-07T00:03:26+00:00 June 16th, 2016|Acceptance|Comments Off on Luke’s Ride 2016 raises therapy dollars for Luke’s Journey Fund

Mighty Mitch by Carrie Thatcher

This feature story by Carrie Thatcher was featured in the Summer 2016 issue of Spectrums Magazine. We are especially pleased to repost it at Autism Empowerment since Mitch Thatcher was our first intern in 2015 and has been a wonderful autism advocate in our local community. Cheers to Mitch and [...]

2016-11-07T00:03:26+00:00 June 11th, 2016|Advocacy, Spectrums Magazine|Comments Off on Mighty Mitch by Carrie Thatcher

My Life by Asjia Chapin

My Life by Asjia Chapin I wish to tell you my different life, the ins, the outs and so, Your heart will warm, beat a bit and then start to grow. With passion to comfort me and really make me know, That when I scream or hit or when my [...]

2016-11-07T00:03:26+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Acceptance, Advocacy, Family, Family Advocacy, Inspiration, Spectrums Magazine|Comments Off on My Life by Asjia Chapin

Autism Empowerment publishes Summer 2016 Spectrums Magazine

Autism Empowerment is pleased to announce that the Summer 2016 print issue of Spectrums Magazine has now arrived and is currently in the process of being distributed in the Southwest Washington and Portland metro area. If you would like to read the current copy online, you may do so for [...]

2016-11-07T00:03:26+00:00 June 5th, 2016|Advocacy, AE News, Autism News, Karen Krejcha, Spectrums Magazine|Comments Off on Autism Empowerment publishes Summer 2016 Spectrums Magazine

Dear Spectrums Magazine Readers – June 2016

Dear Spectrums Magazine Readers is a copy of the letter from Karen Krejcha that was published on pages 6 and 7 in the Summer 2016 issue of Spectrums Magazine. In April 2016, Spectrums Magazine was acquired by Autism Empowerment and became a nonprofit program of our organization. We explain a [...]

2016-11-07T00:03:26+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|Acceptance, AE News, Karen Krejcha, Spectrums Magazine|Comments Off on Dear Spectrums Magazine Readers – June 2016

Spectrums Magazine Acquired by Autism Empowerment

Joint Announcement Spectrums Magazine has been acquired by Autism Empowerment! Making sure that robust resources are available to the autism community is very important to Spectrums Magazine and Autism Empowerment. The two groups have 5 years of experience empowering families and those living with autism throughout Portland and Southwest Washington. [...]

2016-11-07T00:03:26+00:00 April 23rd, 2016|Advocacy, AE News, Spectrums Magazine|Comments Off on Spectrums Magazine Acquired by Autism Empowerment

2016 Egg Hunt for Acceptance of All Abilities Announcement

Important Announcement: For the past four years, Autism Empowerment has had the honor and pleasure to host an annual Easter Egg Hunt for Acceptance of All Abilities at McKenzie Stadium in Vancouver, Washington. Held the Saturday before Easter, this fun family-oriented community acceptance event and cross-disability resource fair allowed us [...]

2016-11-07T00:03:26+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Acceptance, AE News, Celebrations, Charitable Giving, Easter|11 Comments