Las Vegas Goes Blue on World Autism Awareness Day – April 2, 2017

Butterflies flew and hotel signs turned blue Sunday evening in support of the ninth annual World Autism Awareness Day. The Venetian,Palazzo Las Vegas and Sands Expo and Convention Center turned their building signs blue in recognition. The Las Vegas butterfly release and the later light-dimming event, in its second year, was organized in collaboration withRead more  

60 Minutes with Sesame Streets New Kid on the Block Julia

“Sesame Street had always dealt with the real,” she said. ” And it was real, and so we decided not to just replace him and call the man Mr. Hooper and hope they didn’t notice.” Julia’s debut episode will deal with what autism can look like. The brain disorder can make it difficult for peopleRead more  

Findlay Donates $20,000 to Grant a Gift Autism Foundation

A pair of long-time families with close ties to the car business are helping make Las Vegas a better place. The creation of Ackerman Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment Solutions several years ago was complemented recently by a $20,000 donation from Findlay Automotive Group to Grant a Gift Autism Foundation which supports Ackerman Autism CenterRead more