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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...

2010-11-23 17:57:00

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning this Friday you can support The Help Group, the largest nonprofit organization of its kind in the United States serving children with autism and other special needs, by visiting your local The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® store to purchase one or more $1 holiday stickers during its "Deck the Walls" program. Now in its ninth year, this holiday promotion will run from November 26th through December 31st...

2010-11-09 04:00:00

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, November 4th, The Help Group, Hasbro, dignitaries, special guests and dozens of very happy children took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new Boundless playground. This dynamic and engaging play space designed for children with autism was made possible by a generous gift from the Hasbro Children's Fund and is located at The Help Group's new, state-of-the-art autism center in Sherman Oaks. (Logo:...

2010-10-19 17:53:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by The Help Group: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090413/DC98260LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090413/DC98260LOGO) WHAT: The Help Group has been selected to participate in the annual Bloomingdale's Shopping Benefit, which will take place at four Los Angeles-area Bloomingdale's locations. The "Love Where You Live" benefit celebrates L.A. nonprofits with two days of shopping,...

2010-09-27 18:21:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Oct. 1st and 2nd, 2010, The Help Group will host its annual Summit: Advances and Best Practices in Autism, Learning Disabilities and ADHD. The renowned experts who will be presenting at Summit 2010 are: David G. Amaral, PhD; Linda Andron-Ostrow, LCSW; Bruce L. Baker, PhD; Jan Blacher, PhD; Deborah E. Budding, PhD; Michael G. Chez, MD; Dana Chidekel, PhD; Pamela Clark, MA; Pamela J. Crooke, PhD, CC-SLP; Marcos Di Pinto, PhD; Jack M....

2010-07-22 04:00:00

Camp Discovery and "Kids Like Me" camps at The Help Group enhance social skill development through recreational activities for kids 3-18 SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Help Group is pleased to announce its Camp Discovery and Kids Like Me summer day camps, which provide a fun and exciting recreational camp experience for children with autism spectrum disorders and other...

2010-04-28 11:53:00

Senator Carol Liu and Dr. Barbara Firestone Recognize 10 Outstanding Award Recipients SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, April 23, 2010, The Help Group hosted the inaugural California Senate Select Committee on Autism & Related Disorders "Excellence in Employment Awards" reception at its Sherman Oaks Campus. The award honors individuals, organizations, and businesses that are leading the way in providing employment opportunities for people with...

2010-03-24 16:33:00

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- March 17th may have been St. Patrick's Day, but for those in attendance at The Help Group's Teddy Bear Tea at the Four Seasons LA at Beverly Hills, the day was "An Affair of the Heart." As keynote speaker, acclaimed philanthropist, family advocate, author and psychologist, Dr. Cheryl Saban, shared the powerful and thought-provoking message of her book What is Your Self-Worth?: A Woman's Guide to Validation. (Logo:...

2009-12-16 17:20:00

Annual Gala Raises Significant Funds to Benefit of Children with Autism and Other Special Needs, Christine Taylor, Gary Cole and Zachary Levi Join Ben Stiller to Ring in the Holiday Season LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At its 13th annual Teddy Bear Ball, The Help Group honored three remarkable individuals. Hasbro President & CEO Brian Goldner received the Help Humanitarian Award in recognition of his far-reaching philanthropic leadership and commitment to children's...

2009-10-07 03:00:00

California Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg receives The Help Group Champion for Children Award LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Help Group Summit 2009 - Advances and Best Practices in Autism, Learning Disabilities and ADHD took place on Friday, October 2nd and Saturday, October 3rd at The Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. This cutting edge conference featured more than 20 leading experts from across the country. Generously sponsored by First 5...