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Nevadans with Autism are being helped by a new educational program

Published on Wed, Mar 2, 2016 (12:20 p.m.)

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Nevadans with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are taking one step closer to enjoying improved quality of lives thanks to the EMG Town Hall™ on Autism sponsored by EMG Cares Foundation, Inc.™, an educational and charitable nonprofit corporation.

Nevadans with Autism are being helped by a new educational program

In conjunction with ‘National Autism Awareness Month’, the 2016 EMG Town Hall on Autism will take place on Saturday – April 2, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. PST at Lakeside Business Suites, located at 2620 Regatta Drive STE. 102, Las Vegas, Nevada 89128. This event is FREE to attend for guests 18+. Space is limited. RSVP online by visiting www.emgcares.org.

EMG Town Halls are public discussion groups, featuring panels and lectures that bring together state, regional, for-profit and nonprofit agencies with a particular focus on how culture, economics, education, geography, legal, legislation, religion and society can help people affected by social problems.

“The State of Nevada, Clark County plus its cities and towns have done a remarkable job of providing resources for Nevadans with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD),” stated Andre’ Haynes, President of EMG Cares Foundation, Inc. “I am encouraged because so many supporters share our mission to improve the lives of Nevadans who are affected by social problems through education.”

According to online data and statistics of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): About 1 in 68 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to estimates from CDC's Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network. (Source: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/data.html)

Future planned EMG Town Halls in 2016 include Foster Care on May 7, Suicide on September 3, Domestic Violence on October 1, Homelessness on November 5, and Impaired Driving on December 3.


Supporters for past EMG Town Halls include Mayor Allan Litman from the City of Mesquite, Debi Duchesne from Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health’s Rape Prevention and Education Program, James Lytner from Veterans Care Foundation, Lo’Rece Mebane, LCSW from Mbrace Counseling and Behavioral Services, Justice of Peace Melissa Saragosa from Las Vegas Township Justice Court Veterans Treatment Court, Marlene Richter from The Shade Tree, Nevada State Senator Dr. Patricia (Pat) Spearman, Richard Egan from Nevada Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Suicide Prevention, Tara Phebus from Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy at UNLV (NICRP), Lieutenant Tim Bedwell from North Las Vegas Police Department and more.

Media coverage and online promotions have been provided for past EMG Town Halls by Indian Voices, KCEP 88.1 FM, KDWN 720 AM, KKFT 99.1 FM, KLAS-TV 8 News Now, KSNV-TV News 3, KUNV 91.5 FM, KVVU-TV FOX 5, Las Vegas Review Journal, Las Vegas Sun, Philippine Times of Southern Nevada, Vegas PBS and Veterans Reporter News.

EMG Cares Foundation, Inc. has been recognized for its educational programs by the City of Boulder City, City of Henderson, City of Las Vegas, City of Mesquite, City of North Las Vegas, Nevada State Assemblywoman Victoria Seaman (R-Las Vegas), Nevada State Senator Dr. Patricia (Pat) Spearman (D-North Las Vegas), State of Nevada and U.S. Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-Nevada).

Disclaimer: EMG Cares Foundation, Inc. is neutral on matters of social problems and does not endorse any agencies, comments, honorees, lecturers, medicine, non-profit organizations, opinions, panelists, political speeches, programs, religions, religious viewpoint by way of its sponsorship of this community and non-partisan event. Schedule is subject to change or cancellation without prior notice. Management reserves all rights.









About EMG Cares Foundation, Inc.:
Established in 2015, EMG Cares Foundation, Inc. is an educational and charitable nonprofit organization that is based in Nevada. The mission is to improve the lives of Nevadans who are affected by social problems through education.

Learn more online at www.EMGcares.org.

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Media Contact:
EMG Cares Foundation, Inc. | Attn: Destiny Beavers
Toll-Free: (888) 316-5EMG (5364) | Local: (702) 823-4EMG (4364)
Web: www.EMGcares.org | E-Mail: [email protected]

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