Autism Moms: Meet Miracle Moms, Elaine "The Child Whisperer" Hall and Diane Isaacs
Circle of Mom friends: I'm so pleased to share information about The Miracle Project's ground-breaking approach to Autism / Special Needs here today on my blog. If you have a special needs child, you'll see why Elaine and Diane are Miracle Moms and learn ways to be Miracle-Minded! I've learned so much from Elaine and Diane and as an another author recently remarked, you'll see why their work is magical.
THE MIRACLE PROJECT PRESENTS
I 'HEART' AUTISM:
The New York Miracle Book Tour
Elaine Hall & Diane Isaacs
SEVEN KEYS TO UNLOCK AUTISM
In February, the acclaimed approach to helping children with autism
profiled in the award-winning documentary Autism: The Musical,
comes to New York!
Watch Jack Black and Stephen Stills perform for The Miracle Project here
The Miracle Project, a theater arts program for children with autism, announces the “I Heart Autism: The New York Miracle Book Tour” -- kicking off with a fundraiser and book signing on Tuesday, February 7 at Barnes & Noble in New York City.
Authors Elaine Hall and Diane Isaacs will read and sign copies of their new book SEVEN KEYS TO UNLOCK AUTISM at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86th Street, New York City) at 7:00pm. This groundbreaking book outlines seven integrated keys for educators and parents to make meaningful connections with children on the autism spectrum. The book is based on the unique approach used by Elaine Hall and Diane Isaacs of The Miracle Project, a musical theater program for children with autism and their peers and siblings. The book teaches ways to apply these effective strategies at school and at home to nurture kids' self-expression and social skills.
About the Authors:
The New York Times calls Elaine Hall “The Child Whisperer.” Elaine ("Coach E") is the founder of The Miracle Project, a Huffington Post contributor and an author. When traditional therapies failed to help her autistic son, she sought out creative people—actors, writers, and teachers—to work with him. The methods Elaine developed to reach kids with autism resulted in The Miracle Project and were profiled in the HBO documentary, Autism: The Musical. Elaine is also the author of the critically acclaimed memoir, Now I See the Moon: A Mother, A Son, A Miracle (2010).
Diane Isaacs is the Creative Director of The Miracle Project. A successful film producer and author, she is the former president of Green Moon Productions, which she cofounded with Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith. Diane produced The Miracle Project's benefit album, FLY, with artists including Jack Black, Stephen Stills, and Chaka Khan. With Elaine Hall, she is expanding The Miracle Project nationally and internationally, from India to Ethiopia.
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For additional information please visit:
New York Tour Dates :
The New York Miracle Book Tour
(February 7 - 13, 2012)
Tuesday, February 7
Barnes & Noble
7:00pm Reading & Signing
150 East 85th Street
New York, NY
Thursday, February 9
Sid Jacobson JCC Roslyn
300 Forest Dr, East Hills 11548
Sunday, February 12
Noon - Central Queens Y Forest Hills
67-09 108th St, Forest Hills, NY 11375
Monday, February 13
Mid-Manhattan NY Public Library
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