23
JAN
2013

International Autism Association for Families and Educators News

Autism community members: Have you heard the news? The International Autism Association for Families and Educators launched successfully this month to bridge the gap between homes and schools.   If you haven’t joined, please check out thei...
11
JAN
2013

Kids Create New Year’s Resolutions

Children: the sweet creatures who beg to stay up late only to slumber in a pile of party hats long before the ball drops at midnight.  A couple of weeks into January, it’s not too late to make plans for 2013.  Turn the dreaded New Year’s Resolution into a family...
02
DEC
2012

Preschool Hosts Discovery Toys

December 10th, the Creative Arts Preschool at the Asheville Performing Arts Academy hosts its first Discovery Toys “toyraiser.”  Junith Koon, Legacy Diamond Sales Director, comes to Asheville from Atlanta, Georgia for this special event.   What is a Discovery...
20
OCT
2012

Autism: See the Spark

October 21st, Comedy Central will be airing its fourth biennial event, “Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs.”  The benefit, hosted by Jon Stewart, gave $3.1 million in grants to 41 programs in 13 states in 2010. The star-studded event...
25
SEP
2012

Autumn Arrives: Creative Arts Preschool

The Creative Arts Preschool at the Asheville Performing Arts Academy enters autumn ready for pumpkins, painting, and color-changing leaves.  I know this, because when I asked the students to “show me if you love fall” with a quiet raised hand, each student reached for...
10
SEP
2012

International Autism Association for Families and Educators Founded

The International Autism Association for Families and Educators is now available as a network for parents, caregivers, and professionals.  The announcement was made today by my dear friend, IAAFE Founder and President, Jennifer Lingle, M.Ed.  If you’ve been searching for a...
07
SEP
2012

Creative Arts Preschool, Successful First Week

The Creative Arts Preschool at the Asheville Performing Arts Academy opened it’s first school year at the Academy’s new 210 Merrimon Avenue with great success!  The preschool students’ jumped with excitement at the sight of their new classroom. Check out our...
30
AUG
2012

Kylee Frye, Asheville Preschool Director

Friends, join my excitement as I start the fall semester with a new title: Kylee Frye, Creative Arts Preschool Director at the Asheville Performing Arts Academy. I am honored to have this opportunity to foster a positive and creative learning environment for Asheville’s...
13
AUG
2012

Autism WNC Run/Walk, Asheville

What could be better than a charity run in Asheville, NC?  Please join me in the 2012 WNC Run/Walk for Autism on Saturday, September 29th.  It’ll be a blast!  There are fun options for everyone, with a 5K competitive and non-competitive run, a 1K recreational run/walk, and...
28
JUN
2012
Kylee Rose Frye

Autism Consulting and Training, a Grant for Families

It is my greatest joy to be able to work with children.  Many of my opportunities to do so come through working with Jennifer Lingle, M.Ed.  Our company, Autism Consulting and Training, Inc. will be judged by a panel for the opportunity to win a $250,000 grant if we receive 250...