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Students Bring Girl's Life to Page

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Book getting published. They share experiences [of classmate with disabilities.] By COURTNEY LOMAX The Express-Times L. NAZARETH TWP. ; Nineteen fourth-grade students at Lower Nazareth Elementary School are going to be published authors as soon as September. In a surprise celebration complete with pizza, cake and balloons Friday afternoon, the students learned their book, “Our […]

Writing for Mikayla

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Foundation to publish work that showcases Lower Nazareth classmate with a disability. *this article has been edited from its original version* By Arlene Martínez Of The Morning Call One by one, the Lower Nazareth Township Elementary fourth-graders were called to the stage. Joining them last was a brown-haired girl in a wheelchair. It was their […]

TBAF & Partners Form New Summer Program

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Continuing to show how inclusion benefits everyone, The Bubel/Aiken Foundation (TBAF) forms a partnership with Cerebral Palsy of North West Indiana (NWI), Inc. and the Hobart Family YMCA, donating $7,290 to their summer camp program. To coincide with Disability Awareness Month, TBAF, Cerebral Palsy of NWI, Inc. and the Hobart Family YMCA will announce a […]

The Bubel/Aiken Foundation Wraps Up Another Awareness Campaign and Fundraising Project

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The Bubel/Aiken Foundation (TBAF) is excited to announce the completion of its second annual Wrapping for Inclusion awareness campaign and fundraising project. Hundreds of volunteers around the country set up gift-wrapping stations for customers and passed out information about the Foundation and its mission of inclusion. From November 20 through December 24, 2005, they wrapped […]

The Bubel/Aiken Foundation Gains Funding For Developing Educational Curriculum

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State Farm Insurance recently teamed with The Bubel/Aiken Foundation (TBAF) to provide funding that will allow the development of an educational curriculum focused on teaching social and life skills to children of all abilities. State Farm’s three-year grant to TBAF will spear the creation of a primary education curriculum that provides ideas and strategies that […]

TBAF Awards Grant To WDSRA To Fund Recreational Opportunities

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The Bubel/Aiken Foundation (TBAF) recently awarded a $25,000 grant to the Western DuPage Special Recreation Association (WDSRA). The grant will fund the necessary support that will allow children with developmental disabilities to have a successful summer camp experience. WDSRA is a collaborative agreement between nine park districts in the Western suburbs of Chicago that work […]

TBAF Awards Grant to Sponsor Kids Included Together Conference

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The Bubel Aiken Foundation (TBAF) recently awarded a $10,000 grant to help sponsor the Kids Included Together (KIT) conference, an event, which works to raise awareness and provide practical information about inclusion. Providers of child care, recreation and youth development agencies are empowered to adopt and practice the philosophy of inclusion so that children with […]