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#GiveBR Part 2: How you can give a child a voice!

November 20, 2017
#GiveBR Part 2: How you can give a child a voice! Last week we introduced you to our 2017 #GiveBR campaign, and what the funds raised will support - our "talker" learner program. This week, we share a story from one of our parents about her daughter and the success she's had using her...

#GiveBR Part 1: What is an AAC device?

November 13, 2017
#GiveBR Part 1: What is an AAC device? Tuesday, November 28, is the 2nd annual #GiveBR, a unique campaign that encourages Greater Baton Rouge to support the nonprofit organizations who dedicate their time and efforts to improving our community. It takes place the same day as #GivingTuesday, a...

Moving Forward: The Emerge School for Autism

May 19, 2017
After years of dreaming and planning, we are honored to announce that The Emerge School for Autism will soon be a reality! On Thursday, May 18, 2017, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board approved our charter application during their monthly board meeting with a unanimous vote. We are BEYOND...

6 Easy Ways to get Involved for Autism Awareness Month

April 5, 2017
As many as you know, April is Autism Awareness Month! The purpose of this nationwide initiative is to promote awareness, inclusion and self-determination for all. The autism community strives to ensure acceptance and inclusion of people with an ASD diagnosis, so there can be a true appreciation of...

LA Marathon + Emerge

November 22, 2016
Got legs and the heart of a community champion? Have we got news for you... We are proud to announce that we have joined the 2017 Louisiana Marathon as a Charity Partner! This is our first year with the marathon, and we couldn't be more excited to lace up our shoes for a good cause! We're...
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