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Posts Tagged ‘autism’

illustration of kids at camp with a counselor in the background near a bed opening a drawer. The kids hold up shirts to show what they're wearing that day. One child is in a wheel chair and the other two stand by her side.

Grant Will Aid Jewish Campers

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation recently made a $12 million grant to the Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) that will support a new initiative to increase accessibility for campers and staff with disabilities at Jewish summer day and overnight camps. According to a 2013 Foundation for Jewish Camp survey, camp professionals highlighted two areas,…

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Ben Gretchko’s successful first year at college included a 3.77 GPA, making the Dean’s List, receiving an invitation to the Honors College as well as partaking fully in student life. He is studying journalism.

Unlocking Potential

Ben Gretchko had an excellent freshman year at Western and is ready for more. It would be easy to say this past year has been a transformational one for 19-year-old Ben Gretchko, but the truth is that Ben’s entire life has been a series of incredible transformations. A video of a speech Ben delivered during…

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Joyce Keller in the Detroit Jewish News October 2, 2008 issue

Joyce Keller – From the DJN Davidson Digital Archive

Like many folks in Metro Detroit, I have family members with developmental disabilities, including a nephew with autism and a goddaughter with Down syndrome. So, it always makes me feel good to read about those individuals who devote their lives and energies to helping children who face challenges in their lives. An essay by Robert…

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Dr. John Simon, Robert Simon, Andrew Erlich, Dr. Kathy Erlich and Joan Simon, all of Franklin, in the meeting room of the home they renovated to become Franklin Holistic Medical.

Holistic Orientation

Ruthan Brodsky Contributing Writer Franklin’s Slade home offers the perfect setting for new practice. A historic home in Franklin has attracted a holistic medical practice. “Our daughter, Kathy, had always dreamed of conducting her pediatric practice in a home rather than an office building so that her patients and families would feel comfortable and have…

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Todd Sachse, Lee Hurwitz and Richard Broder of Broder & Sachse Real Estate.

Gaining Momentum

JVS honors business leaders, entrepreneur at Strictly Business luncheon. JVS will recognize the passion, drive and creativity of a local business and a young professional at its 21st annual Strictly Business Networking and Awards luncheon June 14 at the MGM Grand Detroit. JVS will present its 2018 Business Leadership Award to Broder & Sachse Real…

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Curly-haired friends assembled for Evan Lovy’s curly-haired birthday party.

Outside-The-Box Birthday Party

A special surprise for a special kid. When our son Evan turned 6, he had his first birthday party with school friends. We sang happy birthday. The kids were indulged with overly-stimulating activities. They ingested way too much sugar, and they left with goodie bags overflowing with useless items that I’m sure their parents could…

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“The fun doctor” helps unlock the potential of young children with autism.

I find if I spend enough time on Facebook, I eventually see something really good. That’s how I discovered the video of Ben Gretchko delivering a commencement speech on June 4 at his graduation from Birmingham Seaholm High School. Ben’s commencement speech has made the rounds on social media and, dare I say, his four-minute…

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