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Nov 16, 2017, 09:05 ET The Help Group Announces STEM3 Special Challenge for Students with Special Needs

The Help Group's STEM3 initiative is proud to announce the first nation-wide STEM challenge for students in grades 6-12 with social, learning or...


Oct 26, 2017, 15:35 ET First-of-its-Kind Science, Tech, Art and Community Event for All Ages and Abilities Takes Place on November 4

The Help Group's STEM3 Academy (pronounced STEM Cubed Academy), the first STEM school in the nation focused on young people with special needs, has...


Oct 05, 2017, 09:05 ET STEM3 Academy Announces Second Annual 'Very Special Innovation Fair'

The Help Group's STEM3 Academy, the first school in the nation to provide a STEM curriculum to students with special needs, announces its second...


Aug 08, 2017, 09:05 ET The First-of-its-kind in the Nation, STEM3 Academy Opens Two More Campuses for Students with Special Needs

The Help Group's STEM3 Academy (pronounced STEM Cubed Academy), the first school in the nation to provide a STEM curriculum to students with...


Mar 14, 2017, 13:48 ET The Help Group's Advance LA Announces 2017 Conference: #CONNECT - Cutting Edge Research And Best Practices For Young Adults With Diverse Needs

Amy Banks, MD, Director of Advanced Training at the Jean Baker Miller Training Institute at Wellesley College, and the author of Four Ways to...


Jan 06, 2015, 20:47 ET The Help Group's Advance LA announces 2015 Conference-The Science of Happiness: Purpose. Connection. Optimism. Grit.

 Sonja Lyubomirsky, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at the University of California Riverside, will be the Keynote Speaker at the 4th annual...


Jul 15, 2014, 06:00 ET Advance LA to hold its 2nd annual Conference for Young Adults

The Help Group's Advance LA is pleased to announce its 2nd annual Advance LA Day for Young Adults Conference, being held on...


Jul 10, 2013, 17:51 ET Music for Autism and The Help Group Present a Free Summer Concert for Individuals with Autism and their Families on Sunday, July 14

Music for Autism and The Help Group present a free interactive concert for individuals with autism and their families on Sunday, July 14, 1:00 -...


Apr 25, 2013, 17:41 ET The Help Group's Advance LA program hosts first conference of its kind for young adults with special needs

As young adults with autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, Asperger's Disorder, executive functioning challenges, and other social or...


Mar 25, 2013, 13:22 ET The Help Group's Advance LA to Host Second Annual Transition Conference for Parents, Professionals, and Young Adults

As young adults with autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, Asperger's Disorder, executive functioning challenges, and other social or...


Feb 25, 2013, 18:53 ET The Help Group & Music For Autism Present A Free Interactive Concert For Individuals With Autism And Their Families On Sunday, March 3

The Help Group & Music for Autism present an interactive concert for individuals with autism and their families. Music for Autism offers...


Jan 23, 2013, 13:36 ET The Help Group Presents "How to Protect Our Kids in the Cyber World" By Tracy Webb

The Help Group Distinguished Lecturer Series will feature a special presentation by cyber-crime expert Tracy Webb - How to Protect Our Kids in...


Nov 27, 2012, 15:35 ET Silverlining Resale Boutique Teaches Key Vocational Skills to Special Needs Students

As the number of children diagnosed with autism, Asperger's Disorder, ADHD, and other special needs increases, centers that provide these children...


Nov 01, 2012, 14:42 ET The Help Group Summit 2012 Convened Leading Experts in Autism, Learning Disabilities And ADHD

The Help Group Summit 2012 – Advances and Best Practices in Autism, Learning Disabilities and ADHD took place on October 26th and 27th at...


Nov 01, 2012, 06:00 ET The Help Group Summit 2012 Convened Leading Experts in Autism, Learning Disabilities And ADHD

The Help Group Summit 2012 – Advances and Best Practices in Autism, Learning Disabilities and ADHD took place on October 26th and 27th...


Apr 24, 2012, 18:20 ET The Help Group Hosts the California Senate Select Committee on Autism & Related Disorders "Excellence in Employment Awards" Reception

 In recognition of National Autism Awareness Month, The Help Group proudly hosted the California Senate Select Committee on Autism &...


Apr 23, 2012, 18:40 ET The Help Group Presents Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson -- "The Art & Science of Conversational Skills for Adolescents and Adults with Autism"

Difficulties with social communication are hallmark symptoms of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The ability to converse, interact socially and...


Mar 20, 2012, 06:00 ET The Help Group & Bear Givers Celebrate Young Artists with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Third Annual Art Show Provides Opportunity for Student Artists & Raises Funds for Arts Programs  The Help Group is proud to present...


Mar 08, 2012, 14:28 ET "Anti-Bullying Strategies for Teens With Autism" to Be Presented at The Help Group by Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson

Bullying is an issue of great concern for parents and educators across the country. Young people with developmental challenges are particularly...


Feb 27, 2012, 18:39 ET The Help Group to Host Dr. Catherine Lord, Who Will Present on 'The Autism Diagnosis and DSM-5'

Catherine Lord, Ph.D., internationally recognized autism expert, will present The Autism Diagnosis and DSM-5, on Wednesday, March 7th at 6:30...


Jan 12, 2012, 19:14 ET The Help Group & Music for Autism Present a Free Interactive Concert for Individuals With Autism and Their Families on Sunday, January 29

The Help Group & Music for Autism present their fifth interactive concert for individuals with autism and their families. Music for Autism...


Dec 01, 2011, 15:07 ET Music Legend Brian Wilson to Perform at The Help Group's Teddy Bear Ball

Entertainment Tonight's Nancy O'Dell Will Host 15th Annual Gala The Help Group announced today that Brian Wilson, one of popular...


Nov 23, 2011, 20:01 ET Support the Children of The Help Group This Holiday Season - "Deck the Walls" at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Beginning this Thursday,  you can support The Help Group, the largest nonprofit organization of its kind in the United States serving...


Nov 08, 2011, 19:30 ET The Help Group to Honor CBS's John Nogawski, Senator Darrell Steinberg and Microsoft, Inc. at Its Annual Teddy Bear Ball

Holiday Gala Will Benefit Children with Autism and Other Special Needs The Help Group announced today that John Nogawski, President, CBS...


Oct 04, 2011, 19:31 ET The Help Group Summit 2011 to Feature Nation's Leading Experts in Autism, Learning Disabilities and ADHD

The Help Group Summit 2011 – Advances and Best Practices in Autism, Learning Disabilities and ADHD will be held on Friday, October 21st, and...