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Wings of Gratitude | Occupational Therapy

March 7, 2018
We are happy to start a new series titled Wings of Gratitude! Over the next few months, we will highlight each of our departments and tell you a little bit about our history with each practice. We believe that our team is extremely special, and we want to extend our gratitude by showcasing each of...

#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...
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