The New York Miracle Book Tour and Seven Keys to Unlock Autism Giveaway!
Leave a comment to win one of 5 copies of Seven Keys to Unlock Autism. Our friend Dr. Stephen Shore wrote the foreword.
THE MIRACLE PROJECT PRESENTS
I HEART AUTISM: The New York Miracle Book Tour
Elaine Hall & Diane Isaacs
SEVEN KEYS TO UNLOCK AUTISM
In February, the acclaimed approach to helping children with autism,
profiled in the award-winning documentary Autism: The Musical,
comes to New York!
(New York, January 2012)-- The Miracle Project, a theater arts program for children with autism, announces the “I Heart Autism: The New York Miracle Book Tour” -- kicking off with a fundraiser and book signing on Tuesday, February 7 at Barnes & Noble in New York City.
Authors Elaine Hall and Diane Isaacs will read and sign copies of their new book SEVEN KEYS TO UNLOCK AUTISM at Barnes & Noble (150 East 85th Street, New York City) at 7:00pm. This groundbreaking book outlines seven integrated keys for educators and parents to make meaningful connections with children on the autism spectrum. The book is based on the unique approach used by Elaine Hall and Diane Isaacs of The Miracle Project, a musical theater program for children with autism and their peers and siblings. The book teaches ways to apply these effective strategies at school and at home to nurture kids' self-expression and social skills.
About the Authors:
The New York Times calls Elaine Hall “The Child Whisperer.” Elaine ("Coach E") is the founder of The Miracle Project, a Huffington Post contributor and an author. When traditional therapies failed to help her autistic son, she sought out creative people—actors, writers, and teachers—to work with him. The methods Elaine developed to reach kids with autism resulted in The Miracle Project and were profiled in the HBO documentary, Autism: The Musical. Elaine is also the author of the critically acclaimed memoir, Now I See the Moon: A Mother, A Son, A Miracle (2010).
Diane Isaacs is the Creative Director of The Miracle Project. A successful film producer and author, she is the former president of Green Moon Productions, which she cofounded with Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith. Diane produced The Miracle Project's benefit album, FLY, with artists including Jack Black, Stephen Stills, and Chaka Khan. With Elaine Hall, she is expanding The Miracle Project nationally and internationally, from India to Ethiopia.
I'd love to read this book. Thanks for entering me in the giveaway.
Posted by: Kathy Brower | February 28, 2012 at 02:01 PM
I would love to own and share this book! Please put my name in for consideration. Thank you!!
Posted by: linwessels | February 06, 2012 at 12:10 PM
Please include me in this contest. We are always looking for ways to improve how we provide services to our students with autism.
Posted by: Simon's OT Mom | February 05, 2012 at 10:06 AM
I would love not only to read this book but to pass it on to the wonderful teachers at my son's special needs school here in Sweden where many children would benefit from it.
Posted by: Lisa Stubner | February 04, 2012 at 01:55 PM
Would love to win this book. It sounds really helpful. Please consider us! Thanks!
Posted by: MelissaD | February 04, 2012 at 09:48 AM
I would love this book. I have twin 5 year olds that are autistic and a 16 year old with aspergers. I also have a 9 year old with many sensory issues since she was a baby. One of my twins is moderately autistic and it is great to see him making progress everyday. It is slow but looking back, he has definately improved. I just remember what was told to me from the beginning of their diagnosis "if you saw one child with autism, then you saw one child with autism".
Posted by: Tammi Vomero | February 03, 2012 at 11:56 PM
Hi, Thank you for giving me the chance to win this book. I honestly I think I will be reading, studying and researching anything and everything about Autism. My little guy is worth it.
Posted by: Nicole Dumond | February 03, 2012 at 11:32 PM
I would love to win this book! Thank you for a chance to win a book to add to my library on Autism.
Posted by: Cathy Davies | February 03, 2012 at 08:27 PM
Elaine Rocks! If I win a copy of this book - I will donate it to our public library! (already have my own)
Posted by: Jacqui Gauthier | February 03, 2012 at 08:15 PM
I would love to read this!
Posted by: Barbara Bucknam | February 03, 2012 at 08:10 PM
Can't wait to read this one! Any book that Stephen Shore endorses is a winner in my book!!! Plus it'd be helpful to me as an education advocate and a parent of an adult child dx'ed with Asperger.
Posted by: Diane Troeller | February 03, 2012 at 06:17 PM
I would love to utilize ideas from this book with my son and the children I work with. Maria
Posted by: maria durci | February 03, 2012 at 06:14 PM
I would love to win a copy of this book to share with my daughters father and school.
Posted by: Heather | February 03, 2012 at 06:12 PM
Would love to win a copy of this book! The Miracle Project is amazing and I would love to learn more about creative and exciting ways to reach children on the spectrum. My son loves theater & music as an audience member and would love to get him more involved as a participant.
Posted by: Kim Mack Rosenberg | February 03, 2012 at 05:14 PM
My name is Angel Stephens and I actually met Elaine and received a signed book from her and would love to win a copy for my sons teacher. It is full of helpful information they can use.
Posted by: Angel Stephens | February 03, 2012 at 04:01 PM
Just discovered The Miracle Project, and would love to win a copy! of this book I have 3 daughters with autism, and will be starting a drama club pilot program at their school this coming Sept!
Posted by: Amy | February 03, 2012 at 12:13 PM
It sounds like a wonderful book! I would love to win it for my 12 year old boy with autism.
Posted by: Karen G | February 03, 2012 at 11:55 AM
In the African American community this issue is rarely spoken on. This book will not only enlighten me but also help me to enlighten others as well.
Posted by: William Mc Neal | February 03, 2012 at 11:23 AM
THIS BOOK WOULD BE GREAT TO READ. I HAVE A SON WHO WAS DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM AND THROUGH THERAPY IS NOW DIAGNOSED WITH PDD-NOS AND GETTING BETTER EVERYDAY. READING THIS BOOK SO I CAN HELP OTHER FAMILIES COMMUNICATE WITH THEIR CHILDREN WOULD BE AWESOME.
Posted by: ROBIN GAMACHE | February 03, 2012 at 10:35 AM
Thanks for sharing this with us - it is new to me. I'd love to win a copy! :)
Posted by: Penny | February 03, 2012 at 10:24 AM
As the mother of a 7-year-old son with HFA, and a teacher who works with special-needs preschool children, I am certain I would find this book very interesting and informative reading! ♥
Posted by: Cindy Howard | February 03, 2012 at 10:07 AM
I am the parent of a 9 year old on the spectrum, I enjoy reading books on how to help me better understand him & communicate more effectively.
Posted by: cindy brandon | February 03, 2012 at 10:05 AM
I would love to win this for my son's school!
Posted by: Heidi Eyer | February 03, 2012 at 10:04 AM
I have two children with autism that love the arts. My daughter is 15 and has a singing group called "The Chocolate Chips". My son who is 16 loves to do voice overs, commercials and film "shorts" on various topics. I would love to win this for them and see them expand on their interest in the arts.
Posted by: Evelyn Delgado | February 03, 2012 at 10:04 AM
I am the grandmother of 8 year old twin boys affected by autism. One of my grandsons is non verbal. I would love this new book. I am always exploring ways to communicate with these adorable boys. They are my heart!
Posted by: Sandi Marcus | February 03, 2012 at 10:03 AM
Wonderful, that your son loves the arts! Best wishes to you and your son, Elaine Hall "CoachE"
Posted by: Elaine Hall | February 03, 2012 at 09:55 AM
You guys are so great, can't wait to read the book! ;o)
Posted by: Lucy Mora | February 03, 2012 at 09:46 AM
I am the mother of an adult son with autism who loves the arts and I would be interested in learning how to better communicate with my son from reading this book!
Posted by: Gayle | February 03, 2012 at 09:08 AM