10 Wonderful Ways to Celebrate Pam Kozelka and Help the Orange Effect Foundation

Today, June 8, is the birthday of Orange Effect Foundation founder and executive director, Pam Kozelka. In honor of Pam, here are 10 wonderful ways to help the Orange Effect Foundation continue to help others. 1. Like the Orange Effect Foundation on Facebook. 2. Follow the Orange Effe
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Registration Now Open for 10th Annual Golf Outing!

THE 10th ANNUAL ORANGE EFFECT GOLF FOR AUTISM August 8, 2016 Elyria Country Club 12:00 pm Shotgun Start $150 per golfer Includes 18 holes of golf with beverage cart cooler, lunch, dinner, gift bag, prizes, raffle, and drinks. ($200 per golfer after July 15) Open to 120 Golfers All fun
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“You’re Going to End Up Alone, Probably in a Jail Cell, and it’s All Your Fault.” Part 2

  Part 2 of the story of one father’s journey to reach an appropriate diagnosis for his son. Ages 11-12 By the time TQ turned 11, his academic progress had ceased. My wife valiantly kept trying, she wasn’t about to throw in the towel yet. But he just wasn’t retaining anything lo
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“You’re Going to End Up Alone, Probably in a Jail Cell, and it’s All Your Fault.”

I clearly remember saying those exact words to my then-11-year-old son who I’ll call TQ. Cruel? Absolutely. Disgusting even? For a father to say something like that to his pre-adolescent son while they sit together in the car in a Wal-Mart parking lot… it’s unconscionable. You’re righ
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The Power to Communicate

The Power to Communicate In addition to speech therapy, the Orange Effect Foundation funds Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices. These extraordinary devices give nonverbal individuals the power to communicate. Watch this video to see how one device, the Dynavox T-1
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That Magic Moment

Communicating with Your Nonverbal Autistic Child for the First Time Seasoned parents know that their tone can significantly affect the way a child responds. This can have profound implications for the parent of a nonverbal child. Autism specialist and HuffPost author Marci Lebowitz wr
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How Brands Give Back

Pam Kozelka, Founder and Executive Director of the Orange Effect Foundation, shares her thoughts on the importance of giving back and the wonderful benefits it can have for a corporate team. Listen to her conversation with Lush Digital in this special podcast.   Originally posted
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