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1 Play created for kids on autism spectrum
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:50, p.04
4/18/2019 'To Touch the Moon' is an immersive theatre production meant to stimulate and engage audience members with developmental disorders. The production is centered around the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.
2 Play portrays romance on the spectrum
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Flenker--Elly (student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:15, p.04
10/15/2018 The play "Aut is Love" debuted in Lang's Interpreter's Theatre. The play, written by a masters student, tells his story of finding love while autistic.
3 Therapy dogs visit UNI Campus
Ritondale--Sarah (Student--2017), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:9, p.04
9/25/2017 Susan Vallem, from Retrieving Freedom, gave a presentation about why service dogs are important. She discussed how service dogs help veterans, people with autism, disabilities, and mental health, such as depression and loneliness; photo.
4 From success to heartbreak; Sarina Chen has seen it all
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:2, p.1
9/4/2014 Sarina Chen has become a favored teacher in the Communications Studies Department and uses her hardships in life as a way to improve her teaching and connect with students; photo.
5 People with disabilities are not broken
Obrink--Stormy Rose (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:54, p.4
4/28/2014 Author feels Autism Speaks views autism as a tragedy. She says that when we tell people with disabilities they need to be cured, we are telling them they are not good enough the way they are; photo.
6 UNI to host inclusion and communication conference
Public Relations News Release 2013:268, p.1
4/28/2014 UNI will host the 2014 Midwest Summer Institute: Inclusion and Communication for All on June 23, and June 24, in Russell Hall.
7 Men perform for autism funding
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.1
4/24/2014 Alpha Xi Delta hosted its fourth annual Xi Man Competition, a pageant that raises money for Autism Speaks. Eight men performed their talents and donned formal wear for the pageant; photo.
8 Greek chapter of the week: Alpha Xi Delta
Shultz--Jacob (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:42, p.5
3/6/2014 Highlights the sorority Alpha Xi Delta as the Greek chapter of the week. Says they value sisterhood, leadership, service, and scholarship.
9 Alpha Xi Delta to hold walk for Autism Speaks
Shultz--Jacob (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:17, p.5
10/25/2013 Alpha Xi Delta are hosting the Step It Up 5k challenge from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 26. It is an opportunity for students to contribute and give back to Autism Speaks.
10 Campanile illuminated for autism awareness
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:50, p.1
4/19/2013 In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, the UNI chapter of Alpha Xi Delta arranged to have the Campanile lit up with blue lights each night during April; photo.
11 UNI student training black lab, Tags, to be service dog
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:47, p.6
4/9/2013 Darin Adams is training a black lab to be a therapy dog. He is doing this through the program Retrieving Freedom which provides service dogs to disabled veterans and autistic children. The organization is working with UNI to get more students involved.
12 Students perform original play for autistic children
Kray--Jessica Marie (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:36, p.6
2/19/2013 Student cast members of "Playful Inventions" put on a play for children with autism. The play was meant to create an inclusive environment for the kids; photo.
13 A spectrum of joy
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.Outside front cover
4/1/2012 Professor Gretta Berghammer works with a child who has autism; photo.
14 Military families and autism
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.4
4/1/2012 Professor Berghammer is developing programs to assist military families who have children on the autism spectrum; photo.
15 Spectrum of joy
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.2
4/1/2012 Professor Berghammer uses drama to work with children who are on the autism spectrum; photo.
16 The amazing challenge accepted
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:12, p.6
10/7/2011 Alpha Xi Delta sponsors "Day in the Park", featuring food, music, silent auction, and carnival games. Autism Speaks received the proceeds from the event.
17 UNI Professor begins program working with youth on the Autism Spectrum
Public Relations News Release 2011:64, p.1
9/30/2011 Professor Greta Berghammer will launch, through Sturgis Youth Theatre, its Spectrum Theater that will discuss autism.

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