Category Archives: Other Events

nonPareil is coming to Town

As tech heavy as we are here in Oregon, and as many Autism families as are connected to the tech industry, bringing nonPareil to Portland has long been a vision of mine. Thanks to the efforts of a small group, including Justine Haigh, Max Janasik, Jeanna Johnson and Dave Brebner, that vision is becoming a reality. Continue reading

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Spring Forward on Sunday March 10th 2013 at 2 AM

Quick reminder to everyone out there in ARROland to set your clocks forward on March 10th at 2 AM, or sometime when you’re actually awake. Daylight Savings Time – A Brief History Daylight Savings Time (also known as DST) has … Continue reading

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fan blade FILMS present – Do it Differently

Introduction The Portland premiere of DO IT DIFFERENTLY Date : 11/16/2012 (Friday) Time : 6:30 pm Location : Dolores Winningstad Theatre Cost : $10.00 box office $11.00 online & phone $12.25 outlets General admission seating Registration : Details Four … Continue reading

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Economic Fairness Oregon Presents – Your Home, Your Rights

Introduction Underwater on your mortgage? Worried you will miss a payment soon? Facing a non judicial foreclosure? Having trouble working with your lender? Come learn about Oregon’s new law giving homeowners the ability to meet face-­-to-­-face with their lender, your … Continue reading

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Nourishing Children on the Autism Spectrum 18 February 2012

Introduction This lecture will give an overview of the gut-brain connection and make suggestions for herbs and foods that are healing to sensitive children. Specific foods, recipes, and strategies for feeding children with Autism, ADHD, ADD, and Aspergers will be … Continue reading

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2011 Sean’s Run From Autism

Sean’s Run from Autism is the best way for runners to get an early start on the season while doing good. Entry fees, merchandise sales and sponsorship tent monies all directly benefit the Autism Research and Resources of Oregon. Continue reading

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Attention: Individuals with developmental disabilities, families, providers, direct support workers, brokerage staff & advocates! Learn about proposed budget cuts to DD services! Continue reading

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HollyRod Foundation iPads Giveaway

Following its 2010 Holiday Giving Campaign, The HollyRod Foundation will be giving Apple iPads to eligible people diagnosed with Autism. Continue reading

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Lloyd Center Holiday Photo Event with Santa

This is a special time to visit Santa, which is reserved just for children with Autism.

Lloyd Center will make its Santa area “sensory friendly,” with lower lighting and quieter surroundings.
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Photos With Santa Fundraiser for PACE Foundation 11/12-13/2010

To celebrate the holiday season, the PACE Foundation is offering professional photos with Santa for children with special needs in a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. Professional photos will be taken at the Project PACE, Inc. office (see address below). We understand … Continue reading

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