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Business Spotlight: We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym

We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym is coming to Racine. Andre and Heather Bennett are opening this all-inclusive gym to provide individuals with disabilities the opportunity to grow, strengthen their bodies, and thrive in an accepting community. The future gym will be located at 5509 Durand Ave. and will serve families of Racine and Kenosha […]

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Don’t Miss Islands of Brilliance on April 9

MILWAUKEE – This Saturday, Islands of Brilliance will be hosting two 90-minute workshops for neurodiverse community members and their families at the Racine Creative Center, 524 Main St., Suite 311. Workshops will be held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The event costs $12.50 per person. These workshops are designed for families to be able […]

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Wadewitz Students Participate in Don’t (Dis)abilities Spirit Week

Wadewitz Elementary School students and staff participated in “Don’t (Dis)abilities Spirit Week.” The school-week-long event began on Monday, April 4, to kick off Autism Awareness month as well as to promote general awareness about disabilities. A Racine Unified School District spokesperson said this week is “ultimately an effort to teach students to empathize with their […]

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Proper Supports a Focus during Autism Acceptance Month

April has been dedicated to the acceptance of autism since the 1970s, and ever since, disability advocates have used this time of year to push for inclusion of autistic individuals. Autism is a complex, lifelong disability that affects social skills, communication, relationships, and self-regulation. It is very much a spectrum condition, meaning that people are […]