Air-Pumped Mascot Costumes Turn Autistic Kids Into Outgoing Entertainers

Original Article By Ben Paynter In 1985, after two decades of running and then owning 20,000-head cattle feedlots in Kansas and Oklahoma, Lee Bowen sold everything and moved his family to Omaha. The youngest of his five kids, 18-month-old Katy, was deaf—she’d had meningitis—and Bowen wanted to get her into the Boys Town National Research…
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Treasures Forever

Thrift Store Helping Those With Special Needs 531 York Road Warminster, PA 18974 Phone:     215-962-6403 Hours of Operation: 10am – 3pm Tue., Thu., Fri., Sat. Products:   Treasures Forever Thrift Store sells gently used clothing, toys, furniture, household goods, collectibles, sports equipment, pictures, and a variety of other gently used items. Treasures Forever, Inc. is a…
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iPods Help Kids with Asperger’s Syndrome

Minneapolis has a center that is experimenting with iPods and using them to assist kids with Asperger’s syndrome, bringing hope to both the kids and their parents. One of the features of persons who have Asperger’s syndrome is a struggle with social skills, one’s that seem to come naturally to others. At the center, Sue Pederson is…
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