Autism Awareness Continues – Giveaway

April is almost over.  Autism Awareness will continue on even after our outdoor blue lights are replaced with what’s “normal” for outdoor lighting… We all will do what we can to answer question, enlighten and discuss whenever we can.  The advocating for our children will always mean that our words will be voiced so our children’s voices will be heard. As you continue through this [...]

By | 2013-04-21T09:52:10+00:00 April 21st, 2013|Categories: All About Autism 2011, Giveaways, Series|Tags: , , |9 Comments

Phineas and Ferb in Denver – Coupon Code and Giveaway

"Mom! Phineas and Ferb are going on a LIVE tour!!!" That’s right, Disney® is coming to Denver again with Feld Entertainment®, (the producers of Disney On Ice) to bring families the Disney Channel’s hit series, Phineas and Ferb at the Bellco Theatre - previously the Wells Fargo Theatre - in the Colorado Convention Center February 1 and 2, 2013. School's out for summer and anything [...]

By | 2013-01-05T15:34:08+00:00 January 5th, 2013|Categories: Colorado, Events / Activities, Giveaways|Tags: , , , |5 Comments

WIN the Special $250 Amazon Holiday Gift Card #Giveaway

That's right! Special Happens thinks YOU should get rewarded! So, here's another giveaway. This one is HUGE. It's the a special Amazon Holiday Gift Card Giveaway! Special Happens has partnered up with some amazing blogs for this giveaway where one of our readers will win a $250 Amazon Gift Card!   Imagine what you can do in the New Year with $250 at Amazon!  New clothes [...]

By | 2012-12-21T16:14:13+00:00 December 21st, 2012|Categories: Giveaways|16 Comments

Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream – GIVEAWAY

Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream December 6-9, 2012 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado YOU can win Tickets to the Opening Night! Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream at the Pepsi Center December 6-9, 2012.  Join Rapunzel, Princess Tiana, Cinderella and more in this hilarious hair-raising escapade.  Rapunzel, her unlikely companion, Flynn, and Maximus, embark on an uproarious journey that takes [...]

By | 2012-11-14T00:16:19+00:00 November 14th, 2012|Categories: Colorado, Events / Activities, Giveaways|Tags: , |4 Comments

Looking Forward to Mother's Day #Giveaway

presented by Caryn Haluska, Special Happens Contributor Mother’s Day is just a couple of weeks away. I have the hardest time trying to figure out what to give my mother. There are so many things I see throughout the year that remind me of her, and I either don’t pick it up, or I give it to her right away. This leaves me stuck when [...]

By | 2012-04-29T04:46:08+00:00 April 29th, 2012|Categories: Giveaways|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Some of the BEST Autism / Aspergers / SPD Books in the Community – #Giveaway by Future Horizons and Special Happens

“It is our strong belief that every child and adult with autism can improve and contribute to the lives of those who love them and, in many ways, contribute to society.” - R. Wayne Gilpin, President Future Horizons Inc., the World Leader in Books, DVDs, and Conferences on Autism and Asperger's Syndrome   By this point, we are all familiar with books on Autism, Aspergers [...]

Special Bikes for Special Kids – The Great Bike GIVEAWAY presented by The Friendship Circle

Many children with special needs require an adaptive bike to enjoy the freedom and fun of bike riding. Unfortunately many parents are unable to afford an adaptive bike. Here is your chance to win a free adaptive bike! Friendship Circle of Michigan has partnered with adaptive bicycle companies to give 18 children with special needs a free adaptive bicycle in a contest called "The Great [...]

By | 2012-04-17T09:00:15+00:00 April 17th, 2012|Categories: Giveaways, Other Resources, Resources|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Handmade for the Holidays – "Me" Presented by Living With Logan

So….. if you’re newer to Special Happens, then you weren’t around last year when I kind of leaked that I used to make jewelry. This time, I’m just going to say, I used to make jewelry. Liking to be ahead of the game, I made a plethora of jewelry and now its time to sell the remaining….after all, I have been asked to make ‘Awareness [...]

By | 2011-10-31T16:57:07+00:00 October 31st, 2011|Categories: Giveaways|Tags: , |0 Comments

Asperger's In Pink by Julie Clark – Interview and Giveaway

What about Aspies? Oh what? You don’t think I can talk about that end of the Autism Spectrum? Well, I have a good idea of the variation of Asperger’s manifestations, I have a darn good idea when this diagnosis ‘label’ applies to someone I just met. But it’s the eye, the experience, the way in which I’m enmeshed in our community, our research, our cause. [...]

By | 2011-10-04T02:59:15+00:00 October 4th, 2011|Categories: Autism / Asperger’s, Giveaways, Interviews|Tags: , |8 Comments

Giveaway WINNER! Big Daddy's Take from the Lighter Side of Raising a Kid with Autism

So...what happened was…. Being the obedient web user I am, when a program tells me I need to update and it’s an important one like, say...something to do with my blog, I update. But, this time, the update meant my blog got sent back to the stone ages. I don’t know about you, but I don’t think the stone ages were all that. I’m sure [...]

By | 2011-08-24T02:00:00+00:00 August 24th, 2011|Categories: Giveaways|0 Comments

Giveaway – "Big Daddy’s Tales From the Lighter Side of Raising a Kid With Autism"

Have you read the review of “Big Daddy’s Tales From the Lighter Side of Raising a Kid With Autism”? If not, go here, read it and come back. If so, you’re in the right place because…. Today begins a giveaway ...the winner of which wins their very own copy of Big Daddy Autism’s first book, ….. The Rules: The contest begins today, Tuesday, August 9th [...]

By | 2011-08-09T02:38:09+00:00 August 9th, 2011|Categories: Giveaways|Tags: |8 Comments

SURPRISE for the All About Autism Twitter Party TONIGHT!

SURPRISE! We have three surprises to add to tonight’s All About Autism Twitter Party Celebration! Special Olympics Colorado has donated a few handmade scarves, of Autism blue as giveaways. If you have a chance, visit SO and peruse their site. I reached into my goodie bag and found a few pieces from my past jewelry business to donate. These include: 3.  Halcyon Shore has generously [...]

By | 2011-05-01T17:46:18+00:00 May 1st, 2011|Categories: Giveaways|Tags: |0 Comments

All About Autism • Week 4 Giveaways…The Reveal

The Week 4 Giveaway from Ruckus Media Group is the last weekly prize to be given in celebration of a month that’s All About Autism. There’s no video today as my nights are filled with random minutes of sleep tucked in between the wakings of children. Tired, as we all are, no one needs to see me on camera! Thank you everyone for participating and [...]

By | 2011-04-30T02:13:12+00:00 April 30th, 2011|Categories: Giveaways|Tags: |0 Comments

All About Autism • Week 4 Giveaway

Welcome to Week 4 of the All About Autism Series. This will be the last weekly giveaway before the Twitter Party scheduled for May 1st at 7:00 pm MST! By now, you know iPhone and iPad apps are everywhere. Ruckus Media Group has launched a number of high quality, award winning and celebrity involved apps bringing back classic books for the iPad and iPhone, as [...]

By | 2011-04-24T12:41:41+00:00 April 24th, 2011|Categories: Giveaways|Tags: , , |26 Comments

All About Autism • Winner of Week 3 Giveaway…The Reveal

I'm running a trend of old school prize drawings and video reveals. Why stop a good thing (or end a good laugh) when we're just about at the end of the series, right? Plus, it lets me see just how much I really do that "WIDE eyed" thing I is after midnight afterall...maybe a glass of water would have been good? Either way, I'll [...]

By | 2011-04-23T02:50:39+00:00 April 23rd, 2011|Categories: Giveaways|4 Comments

Twitter PARTY! R.S.V.P. for 2011 All About Autism Series End CELEBRATION

The month of April is coming to an end. We have all written, read, commented, tweeted, Facebooked, talked with others, educated, and questioned the challenges around Autism. We have done this here, on other sites, for magazines, neighbors, family members, truly wherever we go. Because Autism Awareness, truly Autism Understanding and Acceptance, doesn’t end with the closing of the United States recognized designation of the [...]

By | 2011-04-22T12:25:28+00:00 April 22nd, 2011|Categories: Giveaways|Tags: , |12 Comments

All About Autism Week 3 • A week in review

We’ve hit the end of week 3 of the All About Autism Series.  This week has given probably one of the most well-rounded views of the inner thoughts on the challenges of Autism thus far. Stuart Duncan pointed out just how important it is we move from awareness to understanding and acceptance of Autism and those living with Autism.  Meredith Meyers’ embracing of Autism as [...]

By | 2011-04-22T02:00:49+00:00 April 22nd, 2011|Categories: Giveaways|Tags: , , |0 Comments

All About Autism • Week 3 Giveaway

It’s fair to say in 2011 that we know “Hooked on Phonics” doesn’t work for all...if not many. There’s a plethora of reading programs available for any who choose to search. But how many connect the stimulation of music, song and dance with easy to recognize visual prompts for letters, then letters blending to words?   The Alphabet Workout by Butterfly [...]

By | 2011-04-17T12:29:41+00:00 April 17th, 2011|Categories: Giveaways|Tags: , , |17 Comments

All About Autism • Winner of Week 2 Giveaway….The Reveal

Ready for the reveal?  Guess what...I did it by video AGAIN.  Apparently, I think this is easier in some other realm where reality isn't really...reality.  (laughing).  Okay,  …Seriously, I'm so tired doing this that I don't even know what series this is...kinda laughable at the end. Sad, I know... So, before you click play, there are a few things you should know: I will contact [...]

By | 2011-04-16T02:32:16+00:00 April 16th, 2011|Categories: Giveaways|Tags: , |6 Comments

All About Autism Week 2 • A week in review

We've hit the end of week 2 of the All About Autism Series. Information many times can be the crux of how we move forward in our journey of Autism and this weeks Guest Contributors did just that. Tim Welsh reminded us how important it is to keep a watchful eye on our wandering kiddos; Big Daddy Autism, in his humorously insightful way reminded us [...]

By | 2011-04-15T02:30:57+00:00 April 15th, 2011|Categories: Giveaways|Tags: , , , |3 Comments
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