Philanthropy Share: Stella’s STARs

Philanthropy Share: Stella’s STARs

Join Our Philanthropy Shares for Autism Awareness

Children’s Communication Center is thrilled to support community partners and events throughout April and all-year-long focusing on increasing awareness, understanding, and acceptance of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), as well as, other Speech-Language Pathology related disorders.

CCC is surrounded in BLUE for Autism Awareness

Our next Philanthropy Share is during May is Better Hearing & Speech Month and we are thrilled to add this news!

What is Stella’s STARs?

Thank you, Stella’s STARs, for sharing the information for this blog post.Stella’s STARs is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting educators and helping children with autism achieve success by providing autism teaching competencies and vital resources for classrooms in Leon County.

What is the Tournament for the STARs?

This is an autism awareness community fundraising event for Stella’s STARs!  Come out and an enjoy a day full of fun for the entire family!Whether you are playing in the tournament, watching your family play, or just bringing the kids for a day of fun with bounce houses and more you are guaranteed to have a great time! Hope to see you there!

How Can You Participate? It’s Easy!

Start by registering for the Tournament of the Stars event! If you have a softball team or own a business and are looking for a team building activity this is the tournament for you!

If you missed the deadline, join the fun and share your support by cheering and participating in the other activities!

Join the fun on Saturday, may 12th, starting at 9 am till 5 pm.

This Tournament of the Stars is a community event and will be held at the Tom Brown Park Softball Complex.

This is an event for families with children of all ages with activities beyond the tournament.

Join the fun by participating or watching!

Your Participation Helps Our Community

Funds raised during the Tournament for the STARs will be used toward an upcoming training on June 13th and 14th with Joani Richardson, OTR/L.

Last year, Joani Richardson visited Tallahassee three times training 150 teachers and parents in Leon County with her “Autism Across the Spectrum” workshop.

In 2018, Stella’s STARs is hoping to double the number of teachers and parents trained through the money raised with the Tournament for the STARs.

Follow Stella’s STARs All Year Long!

Follow the Stella’s STARs Facebook page, Instagram page and their web page to learn more and to ensure you are up-to-date with all their yearly activities and information for families.

Children’s Communication Center & Stella’s STARs

Our Center is proud to support the 1st Tournament for the Stars event and include Stella’s STARs in our Philanthropy Share campaign!

A special 2018 contribution from Children’s Communication Center will be our #LittleOnesRock #BeRocks filled with words of inspiration, positive thinking, encouragement, and imagination.

When you find a Little One Rock at the event, please use the hashtags on the back of your rock to share on our Facebook and Instagram, as well as Stella’s STARs, and TLH Rocks social media. You can then re-hide it for others to find, keep it for a bit and hide later, or keep it as a memento.

Little Ones Rock with Stella’s STARs!

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?

ASD is a neurodevelopmental disorder defined by persistent deficits in social communication and social interaction, accompanied by restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, or activities. The prevalence rates have been rising steadily since the 1960s.

New stats 4/26/18 announced by the CDC.

Speech-Language Pathology & ASD

As a Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) private practice, Children’s Communication Center, is committed to providing high quality, well-managed & professional SLP services to young children through adults with ASD and their families.

We work in collaboration with other medical and educational professionals and local and state programs to ensure the most appropriate services for each child and family.

Children’s Communication Center & ASD

Our Director & Founder, Lori Savage Graysonbelieves that the success of ‘our children’ is only possible because of the trust, respect and cooperation that we all share.

SLPs are integral professionals in the lives of families living with ASD. In a recent blog post, Lori Savage Grayson discusses the benefits of SLP services.

Or, you can read the abbreviated version in the Tallahassee Democrat’s article “April is Autism Awareness Month”, online here.

We invite you to follow this Center’s blog posts highlighting ASD topics with an extra focus during April is Autism Awareness Month followed by May is Better Hearing & Speech Month!

Thank you to all who strive to increase awareness, understanding, and acceptance of ASD.

Together, we are making a difference!