For the second year in a row, adults with autism can come together for a one-of-a-kind convention called AutCon. Sponsored by ScenicView Academy in Provo, Utah, Autcon is May 10th. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, join FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman as she talks with the teachers, event planners, and staff of ScenicView Academy about the resources, workshops, services, and activities specifically planned for Autcon 2019.
Intermountain Healthcare is offering pre-natal, palliative, physical therapy and other healthcare services in the comfort of a patient's home. The new program is called Intermountain at Home and in this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Intermountain Community-Based Care CNO,RN Rebekah Couper-Noles joins FM100.3 Host Rebecca Cressman and explains how the expansion of home care services can benefit patients and their family members.
Wasatch Adaptive Sports helps people with adaptive needs and their families engage in year-round recreational, educational, and social programs in Utah's mountains, trails, parks, rivers, and lakes. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3 Host Rebecca Cressman is joined by WAS's Executive Director, Elizabeth Jahp and Development Director Abbie Rice to explain how the largely scholarship-based programs help those with adaptive needs gain greater confidence, independence, and realize their potential. Program information is at WasatchAdaptiveSports.org
The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome is launching its first ever Play for Prevention initiative. The campaign encourages Utah families to celebrate kids through play and is partnering with FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, where Utah families will find activities in the KidCon area April 19th-20th at the Salt Palace Convention Center. In this episode, Utah grandmother Joann Otten, the driving force behind Miley's Law that created a new online Child Abuse Registry, and Danielle Vazquez, the Director of Development of the NCSBS, join Host Rebecca Cressman. They explain how Utah communities and the Play for Prevention campaign can help prevent the shaking and abuse of children while supporting and educating families and caregivers. More info at PlayforPrevention.org.
In this weekend's edition of Utah Weekly Forum, Michelle Barber, known as the StyleQueenie joins FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman. Her popular blog, social media presence and new podcast available on FM100.com are all focused on helping women find empowerment by strengthening their self-confidence and embracing their individuality in style, health, and life.