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2011-07-28 13:36:00

Geffen Playhouse and The Help Group to Present Story Pirates on Sunday, July 31st SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Geffen Playhouse and The Help Group are pleased to present a unique and exciting theatrical performance by the Story Pirates, the nationally acclaimed performing arts and creative writing organization. The show will take place Sunday, July 31 at 1:00 p.m. at The Help Group Autism Center Theater, in Sherman Oaks, CA. Fun for kids and the whole...

2011-06-30 18:36:00

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Miracle Project, the acclaimed theater arts program for children with autism, and The Help Group are pleased announce their summer camp session. Camp will be held July 11-August 5, Monday-Friday from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at The Help Group Autism Center Theater, 13164 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91401. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090413/DC98260LOGO) Founded in 2004 by Elaine Hall and co-founder Diane Isaacs,...

2011-06-01 05:00:00

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Help Group is pleased to announce that registration for summer camp is now open. All of the day camps provide fun and exciting recreational camp experiences for children with autism spectrum disorders, leaning and attention challenges, developmental disabilities, and other special needs. Camps are designed to foster social and emotional growth, with an emphasis on building friendships and enjoying a fun, enriching, memorable...

2011-05-31 16:26:00

We cordially invite all to honor & support 24 young theater artists living with Autism and other special needs June 2 & 5, 2011 SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Help Group, the largest, most innovative and comprehensive nonprofit of its kind in the United States serving children with special needs located in Sherman Oaks, is excited to be joining The Miracle Project's LIVE OUT LOUD June 2- 6 p.m. & June 5, 2011 - 2 p.m. at the Help Group's new...

2011-05-16 05:00:00

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bullying is an issue of great concern for parents and educators across the country. Young people with developmental challenges are particularly vulnerable to bullying by their peers. On Tuesday May 24th, The Help Group Distinguished Lecturer Series will feature a special presentation by Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson -- Bully Proofing Strategies for Teens with Autism: Evidence-based Approaches for Handling Bullying and Other Peer Conflicts. This...

2011-03-21 05:00:00

Second Annual "Through Our Eyes" Exhibit Featuring Art by the Students of The Help Group Opens March 23rd at the James Gray Gallery SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Help Group is proud to present its second annual Through Our Eyes: A Celebration of Young Artists. The exhibit will run from March 23rd to March 27th at the James Gray Gallery in Santa Monica's Bergamot Station Art Center. Sponsored by the New York based nonprofit Bear Givers, this show will...

2011-02-15 16:40:00

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Help Group and its Advance LA transition program are pleased to announce that Rudy Simone will be the first speaker in its 2011 Distinguished Lecturer Series. Ms. Simone will present "Young Adults with Asperger's or High-functioning Autism: Must-have Advice for Transitioning Successfully to Work and Adult Life" on Thursday, February 24 at 6:30 p.m. at The Help Group Autism Center, 13164 Burbank Blvd. in Sherman Oaks,...

2011-02-15 16:00:00

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Help Group and its Advance LA transition program are pleased to announce that Rudy Simone will be the first speaker in its 2011 Distinguished Lecturer Series. Ms. Simone will present "Young Adults with Asperger's or High-functioning Autism: Must-have Advice for Transitioning Successfully to Work and Adult Life" on Thursday, February 24 at 6:30 p.m. at The Help Group Autism Center, 13164 Burbank Blvd. in Sherman Oaks,...

2011-01-13 05:00:00

Free Concert to Bring the Magic of Music to Young People with Autism and their Families SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Help Group and Music for Autism are proud to present the first of a series of four autism-friendly interactive concerts designed for young people with autism and their families. The first concert, featuring violinists Searmi Parks and Sarah Thornblade of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, will take place at The Help Group Autism Center...

2010-12-14 05:00:00

Gala evening in support of The Help Group's efforts on behalf of children with autism and other special needs featured Ziggy Marley, Wendie Malick, Peter Krause, Monica Potter, Joy Bryant, Gary Cole and Louis Price SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At its 14th Annual Teddy Bear Ball, The Help Group honored Doug Herzog, President of MTV Networks Entertainment Group, in recognition of his far-reaching humanitarian achievements. Under his leadership, Comedy...