500 Festival Princess to Visit Saved By Typing’s February Celebration

We are pleased to announce that newly appointed 500 Festival Princess Bailey Troutman, the sister of typer and SBT member Brock Troutman, will pay a visit to our next Celebration of Communication on Saturday, February 20th at 4:00 PM. She is one of 33 college-aged women selected as 500 Festival Princesses to serve as ambassadors…

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Information about Accredited Online Colleges for Special Needs Students

A great resource for information about online post-secondary education opportunities (including those for students with autism or other special needs) recently came to our attention, and we want to pass it along. (, an easy to use, credible source for information about accredited online colleges, is a one-stop clearinghouse of information that students could…

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“Every Child Succeeds” is the New Education Mandate

December 11, 2015: This has been a historic week for the advancement of education in the US. This past Wednesday, in a rare act of solidarity, a unified non-partisan Congress voted to eliminate the dated “No Child Left Behind” law, which many people believe was a faulty policy from it’s inception (with statistics to support…

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Autistic Children Take Flight with “Wings for Autism”

For many families, the holiday season means it’s time to pack up the bags and head to the airport. Traveling to visit family and friends, or maybe taking a trip to a sunny vacation getaway or skiing adventure, is a great way to spend a holiday vacation. However, families with an autistic child may face…

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Dr. Temple Grandin to Speak at Two Day Ohio Event on Autism

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Beginning November 12, 2015, the Autism Society of Greater Akron will host two days of events focused on developmental disability. The first event is a public lecture by world-famous expert on autism Dr. Temple Grandin. The talk is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Akron Civic Theatre (about a 5 hour…

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