The Temple Experience featuring Dr. Temple Grandin
Presented by Mary & Tom Solcher and Trusted Senior Specialists
Dr. Temple Grandin is well known for her trailblazing work as a spokesperson for people with autism and her lifelong work with animal behavior. Dr. Grandin has been a Professor at Colorado State University for over 25-years. Her life’s work has been to understand her own autistic mind, and to share that knowledge with the world, aiding in the treatment of individuals with the condition. Her understanding of the human mind has aided in her work with animal behavior. She is one of the most respected experts in autism and animal behavior in the world.
Felicia Smith Jigsaw Puzzle Competition
Presented by LearningRx Sugar Land, OCuSOFT, Patriot Title Pearland East, and Trusted Senior Specialists
Since every puzzle piece is different, a jigsaw puzzle piece accurately represents the diversity of individuals with an autism spectrum disorder.
Teams of four, and puzzlers of all ages, 10 and up, have two-hours to put together a 500-piece puzzle. Prestigious awards and bragging rights guaranteed! Proceeds help local children with autism gain access to valuable resources, therapies, and support they might otherwise go without. Puzzles generously donated by Robert Poppy Lampkin. Raise hope from home!
We Never Gave Up
by Victoria, Fort Bend High School Student & Miss Teen America contestant I have spent my life battling dyslexia, autism, dysgraphia, sensory processing disorder, ADD/ADHD, developmental vision, and multiple other known learning disorders. I believe students can overcome disabilities without having to bang their heads against a table for someone to listen. I am writing […]
A New Report from the Centers for Disease Control Suggests an Increase in Autism Prevalence
Autism Spectrum Disorder (also called ASD or autism) is a range of conditions which is typically characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and non-verbal communication, and unique strengths and differences. There is no known cause or cure for ASD. This new report indicates 1 in 59 children in the United States have […]
Hit a Grand Slam by Supporting a Family at
“Strike Out” Autism
Having a child with autism, and without, can bring unique challenges. A parent attending “Strike Out” said, “…One of the most difficult and challenging things about having a child on the spectrum is siblings. The disconnect that happens between them, the potential for resentment because I have to leave places every time their sister has […]
March 24th H.O.P.E (Helping Our Parents Excel) Resource Guide
April 2, 2018 – On March 24th, Hope For Three Teen Huddle hosted H.O.P.E (Helping Our Parents Excel) conference. This conference featured four speakers with topics including: special education, the ARD process in public schools, Medicaid waiver, and transitions from high school to college. Here is the list of the resources referenced during the presentations: Karri […]
Flying High with Teen Huddle!
Everyone was flying high with happiness at a Sibling Session on March 3, where Teen Huddle volunteers brought siblings of children on the autistic spectrum out to the annual Sugar Land Kite Festival. They helped the kids construct kites to fly on their own and created chalk art masterpieces. It was a day filled with […]
Hope For Three Welcomes March with Three Community Events
The “Power of Three” is strong on March 3rd, as Hope For Three joins three great events in Fort Bend County! First, the Teen Huddle hosts Sibling Sessions at the Sugar Land Cultural Kite Festival at Brazos River Park, from 9:00 am to Noon. Free games, crafts, and kite flying for siblings of children on […]