Community Calendar and local Autism Empowerment Outreach Hello! Welcome to Autism Empowerment's Community Calendar page. We are based in Vancouver, WA in Clark County. This section contains a calendar of upcoming Autism Empowerment events taking place in the Southwest Washington and Portland, Oregon metro area. You can view by day, [...]
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Autism Empowerment is excited to announce a new partnership with Donate for Charity. Have you been thinking about making a contribution to Autism Empowerment? If so, great! We are happy to be in your thoughts and thank your consideration. We're also happy to announce that Autism Empowerment is now able [...]
Donate Your Vehicle Autism Empowerment is excited to share with you our partnership with Donate for Charity. If you donate your car, truck, boat or RV before Dec 31st, 2016, you can get a 2016 tax deduction while helping Autism Empowerment. You can help our charity with your vehicle donation. [...]
Yesterday I attended the SW WA Volunteer Management Conference on behalf of Autism Empowerment. Of course wearing the "Autism Empowerment" nametag at any conference which includes socialization inevitably brings about the topic of autism, my involvement in the organization, etc. I use it as a positive platform to promote acceptance [...]
How is Autism Treated? It is important to remember first that autism is a spectrum disorder. As such, there is no one size-fits-all autism treatment, therapy, intervention or coping strategy. Therapies and behavioral interventions are designed to remedy specific symptoms and can bring about substantial improvement. The ideal treatment [...]
Coexisting Conditions Individuals affected by autism are at an increased risk of experiencing additional cognitive, emotional, or behavioral disorders. It is very common for individuals on the autism spectrum to be dealing with other challenges and coexisting conditions. Sometimes these co-existing conditions are noticed and diagnosed before the diagnosis [...]
Counseling / Psychological Therapy Brooke Psychologists, LLC 400 E. Evergreen Blvd, Suite 208, Vancouver, WA 98660 and 516 E. Morrison St., Portland, OR 97214 Contact Michael Brooke, PsyD or Karlaina Brooke, PSD - email@example.com Services for teens and young adults with ADHD or on the Autism / [...]
Please be forewarned. This blog post shares a smorgasbord of thoughts, some on topic, some tangential. Welcome to my world. Happy Pi Day of the Century: 3.141592653! At 26 minutes and 53 seconds after 9 o'clock on 3/14/15, we passed a date and time represented by the first 10 digits of π. Very [...]
Get Involved & Stay Connected! This section will help visitors get involved and stay connected with Autism Empowerment. Autism Empowerment believes in positive collaboration and community involvement! We strongly believe in creating an Autism Empowerment community where all people on the autism spectrum feel welcome. In this section are a variety [...]
Autism and Scouting Training Kit Materials The Autism and Scouting Leadership Training Kit was developed by Autism Empowerment in 2013 with the direction of Autism Empowerment staff, volunteers and a Leadership Advisory Committee consisting of scouts, scouting leaders and volunteers from a variety of scouting organizations in the United [...]
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 [...]
Autism Empowerment Friends... This is Karen. I am reposting this blog from my personal blog, Aspierations - Come As You Are, Let Your Light Shine. Enjoy! This blog entry is for the ladies... those of us gals who are on the autism spectrum, whether we're diagnosed or not. Parents, spouses, family [...]
Autism Empowerment is happy to introduce a new guest blogger to the community. Phoenix Bennett is 14 years old and will be a freshman at Columbia River High School in Fall 2015. Her blog post, "Currently It's Bacon" is a dedication to her friend, Austin, an active 11 year old [...]
Autism Empowerment Radio Guest Radio Show Appearance Links July 19th, 2012 : Jennifer Cook O'Toole Interview: Aspie Mom, Asperkids Author July 26th, 2012: Jennifer Cook O'Toole: Special Interests - The way into Asperkids August 2nd, 2012: Jennifer Cook O'Toole: A Collection of Strategies [...]