APRIL 2013
Today, April 2nd, is World Autism Awareness Day. All over the world people are showing their support for individuals with autism by wearing something blue, spreading the word and through various activities. We join them in supporting our children and families

 We are very excited to offer fun events to our extended MyGOAL family. Join us to show our love to individuals with Autism this month!
Autism Awareness Program at TCNJ, Ewing, NJ
Dr. Genevieve Kumapley will be raising awareness about the Haven International Project in Ghana at the Teachers College of New Jersey on Wednesday, April 3, at 3pm  Please join us.


Sponsored by FUSE (Friends in Unity for Special Education) and SDA (Students with Disabilities Association) of TCNJ
Bowling for Autism is in 12 days
bowling red
Sunday, April 14th 2013 2-5pm 


We are just 12 days away from our bowling event. ARE YOU EXCITED? DID YOU MAKE YOUR TEAM SHIRTS YET?

We are definitely excited here for all the fun events that will be taking place. There are many prizes to be won and we have a very special gift for the individual who raises the most funds.
We want to encourage to rope in your friends, family, co-workers and yes strangers into supporting you and the Autism community. You can ask them to Donate Now on your fundraising page, or to Register Now for the event or create a Fundraising page.


Once again, thank you for all your support.
Heart a Cause: Autism

When: Monday, April 8, 5-9 PM

Where: SONY Wonder Tech Lab, 550 Madison Ave, NYC

Come, join the party thrown by The worlds of Fashion, Music and Art!  Attendees will be welcomed into a futuristic world of technology, sound and fashion, having on display a gallery of art by children with autism and artists who have been inspired by autism, designer trunk shows with goods for purchase throughout the evening and 2 runway shows featuring emerging and established designers.


Celebrity guests include Imamu Mayfield, former IBF Cruiser Weight World Champion and current national spokesperson for World Champions Against Bullying (WCAB) and World Boxing Cares (WBC), Rachel Truehart of ABC's "The Bachelor" and "Bachelor Pad 3," NFL player Aaron Beasley of the Philadelphia Eagles, Atlanta Falcons and NY Jets, and Shakyra Lashae of VH1's "You're Cut Off 2," VJ of Revenge Magazine and spokesmodel for recording artist and actor, 50 Cents' Street King Energy Shots will be walking in the Runway shows.


For tickets or more information: www.heartacause.com


Free Stress Management for Caregivers of Individuals with Autism
MyGOAL, PRAB and Wellspring Lifestyle invite you to participate in a free special health & lifestyle program for caregivers of Individuals with Autism beginning Thursday, April 11, 2013.


Time: 5:30PM to 7:30PM 
Location: Family Success Center; 90 Jersey Ave. New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Stress Management &  Lifestyle Essentials is a 8 weeks health and lifestyle program designed to promote, create and enhance personal health, well-being and balance. This is a "me" time for our caregivers. During this 8 weeks commitment the program will meet twice per month. Please RSVP by April 6, 2013 at info@mygoalautism.org. The program is sponsored by Church & Dwight Co.

Special Needs Siblings Support Group Event
A special treat for Siblings of Individuals with Disabilities. MyGOAL will be hosting an afternoon of fun, games and activities for our special siblings.
Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 3pm
Saint Peter's University 
254 Easton Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901 
Cares 3rd Floor Conference Room
Our Own Beloved Dr. Kumapley is Bestowed an Honor!
When: Fri. April 12
Where: Gran Centurion, 440 Madison Hill Rd, Clark, NJ

Dr. Genevieve Kumapley Congratulations to Dr. Genevieve Kumapley, for her nomination for the Roselle Branch NAACP Role Model Award!

She will receive the award at their 2013 Freedom Fund Awards Banquet on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Gran Centurion, in Clark, NJ at 7:30PM. Come and support our colleague for this well deserved award. For more information, contact us at info@mygoalautism.org









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