Category Archives: Special Needs Community

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

Spreading Epilepsy Awareness

Spreading Epilepsy Awareness

Another year has just flown by and it’s that time again time to Rock the world Purple! Epilepsy is not just an American disease it’s a global disease. This is the time to spread awareness so that we can help our children / family members with epilepsy realize their hopes and dreams of living a…Continue Reading

When People are Mean to Special Needs Children

When People are Mean to Special Needs Children

Unless you were hiding under a rock, you have seen a copy of the nasty letter left for a Grandmother to find about her autistic grandson.  The Grandmother kept her grandson in the mornings where he played outside, mainly bouncing a ball. The “pissed off Mother” suggested the child be euthanized. As the letter passed…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

Hershey’s Halloween for Some Special Kids

Hershey’s Halloween for Some Special Kids

Hershey’s (you know, the chocolate people) sent me some chocolate… a bunch of chocolate.  Why?  Well, of course to have me indulge in chocolate… and give me the compliments of a Hershey’s Halloween to do with what I please and post it here.  So, this is what I did. After a numerous taste tests by…Continue Reading

Shelby Dawn, A Face of Domestic Violence

Shelby Dawn, A Face of Domestic Violence

Statics and facts about domestic violence tells us there is an issue, but when you put a face with facts, look into the eyes of a victim, then the true meaning of domestic violence comes to light.  On October 20, 2012 around 6:30 am beautiful and talented 20 year old Shelby Dawson “Dawn” Harmon allegedly became…Continue Reading