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TMCNet:  The Help Group & Music For Autism Present A Free Interactive Concert For Individuals With Autism And Their Families On Sunday, March 3

[February 25, 2013]

The Help Group & Music For Autism Present A Free Interactive Concert For Individuals With Autism And Their Families On Sunday, March 3

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Help Group & Music for Autism present an interactive concert for individuals with autism and their families. Music for Autism offers professionally performed, enriching musical experiences in an environment where individual differences are celebrated. The one-hour interactive concert includes three segments - "concert time," "conducting time" and "percussion time" - where concertgoers are invited to join the experience with their movement and provided instruments.
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(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090413/DC98260LOGO) The show on Sunday, March 3 at 1:00 pm, will feature The Lyris Quartet, a string quartet who have performed at the most prestigious chamber music venues in Los Angeles. The performance is free and will take place at The Help Group Autism Center Theater, 13164 Burbank Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91401.

All Music for Autism concerts are fully subsidized for those with autism and their families, but RSVPs are required. Please RSVP under the "Concert Calendar" on www.musicforautism.org (preferred) or by calling 877.863.7473 x1.

ABOUT THE HELP GROUP Founded in 1975, The Help Group is dedicated to helping young people with autism and other special needs fully realize their potential. It is the largest, most comprehensive nonprofit of its kind in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the field of autism. The Help Group offers a wide range of innovative autism spectrum disorders programs, and each day, more than 1000 students ages 3 - 22 attend its autism day schools. Other programs include assessment, early identification & intervention, multi-disciplinary therapies, life skills training for transitioning youth, residential programs, parent support groups, day camps, after-school enrichment and social skills programs. Please visit www.thehelpgroup.org.

www.facebook.com/thehelpgroup www.twitter.com/thehelpgroup ABOUT MUSIC FOR AUTISM Music for Autism is raising public awareness and enriching lives through autism-friendly, interactive concerts developed specifically for individuals with autism and their families. The concerts, held in the United States and United Kingdom feature professional musicians, including Tony Award winners and Grammy-nominated classical artists.

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