Strive for Authenticity this Autism Awareness Month

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Strive for Authenticity this Autism Awareness Month

Now, more than ever, people are realizing the importance of understanding autism. From 2000 to 2013, the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder among children increased from one in 150 to one in 50. Given this upsurge, students and educators alike are becoming increasingly aware of the number of children who come to school each day with the […]

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Thought Leadership at the National Press Club – Case Study

A client that develops robots and curriculum to help children on the autism spectrum sought to establish itself as a thought leader by presenting at a National Press Club (NPC) event in Washington, D.C. CB&A facilitated the speaking opportunity, and developed a strategic media relations plan to further leverage the event.

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Style Guide for Writing about Disabilities

Working in the education and special needs markets, we have become well acquainted with the use of disability-related language. Our goal is to write about the whole individual, not to label him or her with a single characteristic. We don’t say “cancerous child”; we say “child with cancer.” In an effort to support those with special needs, we’ve established a set of style guidelines for the media and general public to use when writing about disabilities.

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Maximizing Visibility at Trade Shows and Conferences – Case Study

Our client, a developer of learning solutions for children with special needs, sought to expand marketing of its iPad application beyond individual sales towards large-scale purchases by districts and schools. The client planned to exhibit at ISTE, the premier education technology conference, and decided to seek guidance in maximizing its investment return. Through several ISTE events, CB&A leveraged the client’s presence at the conference to boost its profile in the education industry.

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Reflecting on Autism Awareness Month

With one week left on the April calendar, the C. Blohm & Associates team continues to recognize Autism Awareness Month by promoting autism awareness and acceptance throughout our many channels. As we move beyond this month of recognition, we begin to turn our focus to year-round acceptance for these amazing individuals with autism, and the […]

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April is Autism Awareness Month

The entire C. Blohm & Associates team will recognize Autism Awareness Month by focusing on both autism awareness and acceptance in April. We look forward to celebrating the incredible strengths of individuals with autism, as well as the families, organizations and products that support these individuals. While these are year-round goals for us, we have […]

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CB&A Survey Results: Special education information resources

With the launch of the Special Needs Division earlier this year, C. Blohm & Associates recently sought a first-hand view of the special education space by surveying a local area school district about which special education information sources and products are most commonly used. The survey garnered nearly 200 respondents, providing a window into the […]

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44th Annual Autism Society Conference

CB&A had the opportunity to attend the Autism Society National Conference in Pittsburgh, July 11 – 13. As a bonus, our Special Needs Division representatives coordinated the 2nd Innovation Reception for companies serving the autism community with new products and services to meet the needs of children and adults nationwide. The conference was enlightening and […]

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Special Needs Division Welcomes First Client – Brain Parade

It’s official! Our new Special Needs Division has its first client. Brain Parade is a developer of learning solutions for children with autism and other developmental disabilities. Its award-winning iPad app, See.Touch.Learn., has been gaining momentum in the special needs industry for almost two years now and the reviews are worth reading! Much like C. […]

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The Voice and Vision of Special Education

The CEC 2013 Convention & Expo is officially underway in San Antonio. The event is the largest professional development event dedicated to special and gifted education. Educators from all over the world have already begun to discuss critical issues including Common Core State Standards, autism spectrum disorders, emotional behavior disorders and supports, instructional strategies for […]

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