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Learning Center Experience
is a national organization founded in 2005 by Bob and Suzanne Wright, whose grandson
Christian was diagnosed with autism.
The organization’s goal is
to improve the future for all who struggle with this serious disorder, and to
urge the government and private sector to take action to battle the global
Autism Speaks is a
significant source of funding for addressing the causes, prevention, and
treatments of autism. It also serves to build awareness of autism spectrum
disorders (ASD), and advocates for the needs of affected individuals and
Students Join the Outreach: Autism Speaks U
The college outreach
program of Autism Speaks, Autism Speaks U, brings the organization’s message
directly to students across the country, offering them ways to get involved
and support their local autism community.
Since its founding 8 years ago,
Autism Speaks U has raised more than $1 million dollars; the program’s
student-organized walk teams have raised millions more.
Kaplan University’s Official Autism Speaks U Chapter
Kaplan University students
established the first online chapter of Autism Speaks U. The Autism Speaks U Kaplan University
chapter includes members from all over the country who work together using an
eBoard format to host virtual meetings and online events, as well as
traditional tactics for raising awareness and funds to support the
The founding administration
team is comprised of Patti Pelletier, Miranda Brand, Lisa Wright, Nate Daigle,
and Mary Lynn Gautreaux, a cross
functional team of Kaplan University leadership that includes representatives
from the Office of Student Life, Alumni Services, and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
The founders of the student
eBoard consists of Melanie Fernandez as president, Jennifer Perkins as vice
president, John-Paul Blix as secretary, and Kristy McCullough as treasurer. Lisa
Wright serves as the chapter’s faculty
advisor. All of the students on the eBoard
are part of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Autism Awareness Month begins in April and World Autism Day is
on April 2. Autism Speaks and people throughout the
world will “Light It Up Blue” on April 2 and throughout the
month to help shine a light on Autism Awareness Month. You can visit www.lightitupblue.org to learn more about Autism Speaks’
Light It Up Blue initiative.
University Students can also register online to
join Kaplan University’s chapter of Autism Speaks U. As a participant, you’ll be part of a
network of enthusiastic
students, and have access to fundraising tools, awareness ideas, and much more.
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