Thursday, September 18, 2014

Seeking Volunteers!

Unicorn is seeking strong volunteers to support our mission by volunteering their time to our organization.
It could be in the form of registering guests at an event, general office and administration duties, or if you have a special talent such as grant writing or graphic design please let us know.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for Unicorn Children’s Foundation, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Mary McMullen at volunteer@eunicorn.org to receive a Volunteer Packet which contains more information about assisting Unicorn.
We ask each new volunteer to participate in one of the following Volunteer Introduction meetings at the Delray Beach branch of Floridian Community Bank.
September 23rd at 12:30pm
September 30th at 5:30pm
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Neil Birch, Special Events Coordinator of Unicorn Children's Foundation at 561-620-9377 x 306.


Thursday, September 11, 2014

Transition from School to Adult Life

Community Based Instruction is a key component of the curriculum at Unicorn Village Academy.  The first graduate had 3 full-time job offers to choose from and several businesses experienced the advantages of employing individuals with special needs.  If you are willing to give a student a chance, please let us know.


Demi Lovato Shares Bipolar Disorder Part Of Who She Is, Nothing To Be Ashamed Of

Never be afraid to embrace who you are. Demi Lovato doesn't let bipolar disorder stand in her way!

Read More Here

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Reversing autism? Treating infants for disorder may eliminate symptoms

While it is a very small sample size, it has some interesting potential.

Via WPTV: Can autism be reversed? A study finds early intervention could significantly reduce or eliminate all symptoms autism by the age of three. The treatment included coaching to help parents increase their infant's attention. Check out this groundbreaking study and share with other parents: http://bit.ly/1nJ7p09

Scholarship Opportunities Available

Scholarships are available for students with intellectual disabilities, including autism, through Step Up For Students.

For more information, visit http://stepupforstudents.org/special-needs-scholarship/plsa