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Non-Verbal Autistic Child Sings “A Whole New World” [Video]

Meet Isaac. Isaac is a non-verbal (meaning he does not talk) 8-year-old autistic boy. But just because Isaac doesn't speak, doesn't mean that he can't sing, which came as a surprise to his teacher one day. 

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Something Special for Special Needs Children

This coming September 29th will be a very special day for many families in West Michigan.  It's the Special Families Fun Fest.

Taking the family out for a little fun and recreation can be a very frustrating experience for families with special needs children

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Grand Rapids Singer Writes A Special Song For His Sister Who Was Diagnosed With Autism

His name is Chas Burtchett, and I first met him and heard him sing at the Autism Support of Kent County Walkathon a few weeks back at Kuiper College.  I've been hosting the event for the past 5 years or so.  Chas was telling me and some of the others, about his sister who was diagnosed with Autism.

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Join Me, Kim Carson, For The Autism Support Of Kent County Walkathon, Sunday, Kuiper College

Sunday, April 29th, I will be hosting the Autism Support of Kent County Walkathon at Kuiper College noon-3pm!  It's a fun time and there are always some pretty amazing auction items that you can bid on.  In the past they have included getaways to Chicago, the John Ball Zoo, spa visits, massages, gift cards to local restaurants and salons, Whitecaps tickets, Tigers tickets, plus lots of office and business items, too. 

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Crowd Helps Man with Autism Sing National Anthem!

LOVE THIS.  It's well worth two minutes to watch!

This happened on Disability Awareness Day at Fenway Park in Boston.  The guy singing the National Anthem has autism.  From what I can tell, something happens 30 seconds in that makes him start laughing

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Photo Credit: Kim Carson
Photo Credit: Kim Carson
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Autism Support Of Kent County Walk For Awareness Auction & Raffle [video]

Met up with some really nice people today at Kuiper College for the Walk For Awareness for Autism Support Of Kent County.  Here's a snapshot video of some of the fun things happening!!!!

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Yummy Things 2 Bid On, Art 4 Sale, Bouncy Blow Ups, Live Music, Auctions, Kuiper College

There's one place in Grand Rapids with lots of sunshine and fun for everyone!  Enjoy some FREE bouncy blow ups for the kids to play in and on, plus beautiful, original, artwork gracing the walls of the college (pieces that you can admire & purchase.) 

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Mom Has A BIG Thanks To Gaines Township Target Employees For Finding Her Lost Son

Love these stories that have a happy ending.  We live in a society where our kids are not always safe, even when they are with us.  One mom has nothing but praise for the Gaines Township,  Target employees, who went on high alert after her son went missing from the store.

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