Special Happens

Special Happens

Editor, Author, Owner at Special Happens
Gina St. Aubin is a former Victim’s Advocate who now  advocates for those with intellectual and physical challenges. Her eldest son is diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, Electrical Status Epilepticus during Sleep / Landau-Kleffner Syndrome (a rare epileptic disorder causing verbal aphasia) and Developmental Delays. He has also undergone a hemispherectomy in June 2012 for intractable epilepsy. Gina is the editor, author and owner of Special Happens and a member of the Board of Directors for the SPD Foundation. She resides in Colorado where she is a mother of 3, wife, blogger, writer and special needs advocate. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and YouTube.
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Questions About Connecticut Shooter Adam Lanza, Asperger’s Syndrome and SPD | Sensory Focus Magazine

Questions About Connecticut Shooter Adam Lanza, Asperger’s Syndrome and SPD | Sensory Focus Magazine

Time has passed since the shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that left 26 people dead; most of the victims were children. The shooter was Adam Lanza. He just happened to have Asperger’s Syndrome and SPD. A good deal of ‘rumors’ about the disorders and what they meant for “everyone else” started circulating. Many organizations…Continue Reading

Mark Your Calendars: 3 Days to Make Miracles at Children’s Hospital Colorado

Mark Your Calendars: 3 Days to Make Miracles at Children’s Hospital Colorado

THREE DAYS TO MAKE MIRACLES AT CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL COLORADO Annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Radiothon on Alice 105.9 Kicks off February 12   Aurora, CO – Alice 105.9 is getting ready to once again kick off its annual three-day radiothon to benefitChildren’s Hospital Colorado. Alice’s 36 Hours for Kids, runs from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm on February 12-14 and aims to raise more…Continue Reading

Announcement: Children’s Hospital Colorado South Campus

Announcement: Children’s Hospital Colorado South Campus

Did you know…. Children’s Colorado’s South Campus in Highlands Ranch opened last month! The new South Campus features the only 24/7 pediatric urgent care facility in South Metro Denver staffed by board certified pediatric emergency medicine doctors and pediatric emergency nurses. It also offers a wide range of outpatient specialty clinics, inpatient and surgery care along…Continue Reading

Visiting the Denver Firefighter Museum

Visiting the Denver Firefighter Museum

Brought to you by the Denver Firefighters Museum The swell of Christmas is over. Many of us who now switch our endeavors to the entertainment of children home on school break, rather than running ourselves into insanity, and I have an idea for you. Not too long ago, in a post brought to you by…Continue Reading

Children’s Advocacy Boot Camp

Children’s Advocacy Boot Camp

The first-ever Children’s Advocacy Boot Camp will be launching in January 2014. This new Children’s Advocacy Boot Camp builds upon the momentum Children’s Hospital Colorado has built in the past few years through its Speak Up initiatives, which have drawn more than 300 participants to learn how to advocate for children in a variety of settings. Designed…Continue Reading

Become a Member of the SPD Foundation

Become a Member of the SPD Foundation

Become a Member Today and Enjoy Special Benefits The benefits are so great, the minimal annual fee will more than pay for itself. Why become a member of the SPD Foundation? Great Benefits for YOU! A coupon for merchandise for the same value as your membership! And just in time for the holidays! Free webinar series…Continue Reading