Hundreds of kids and their parents took part in the annual “Stephanie’s Day” celebration Saturday on the CBS Radford lot in Studio City.
Best Buddies to the rescue.
CBS2/KCAL9 President and General Manager Steve Mauldin was honored Saturday evening with the ACTivist Award at ACT Today!’s 7th annual Denim & Diamonds autism fundraiser in Malibu.
More than 50 organizations gathered in Studio City on Saturday for Stephanie’s Day, a resource fair for families and friends of autistic and special needs children.
The group “Exceptional Minds” works to inspire kids with autism to create and explore an artistic side toward possible careers.
Stephanie’s Day on Saturday welcomes children and families affected by autism to the CBS lot in Studio City to find support and resources.
Mauldin joined Areva Martin on KCAL9 Wednesday to talk about the special event and a new insurance mandate for autism therapies.
More than 50 organizations will be in attendance for Stephanie’s Day, a resource fair to help inform and connect families of children with special needs, primarily autism. The event was started by our President and General Manager, Steve Mauldin, more than 15 years ago. His daughter Stephanie was diagnosed with autism when she was very young. Mauldin joined Areva Martin, president of the Special Needs Network, on KCAL9 Wednesday to talk about the special event and a new insurance mandate for autism therapies.
The Miracle Project Fly Singers, a group of teens and young adults with autism and other special needs, will be performing live at Stephanie’s Day at the CBS Lot on July 14.
The CBS Radford lot was filled to capacity Saturday with scores of smiling kids, families, supporters and organizations all taking part in the first-ever “Stephanie’s Day” in Southern California.
A program is making a difference for kids and teens with special needs by getting them out on a tennis court. It is called ACEing Autism.
There are lots of programs available for kids with autism and special needs, but many times when they grow up and are ready for a job, options can seem limited. But one program is changing that.
Steve Mauldin is the President and General Manager of CBS2/KCAL9, but first and foremost he is a dad and one of the biggest joys in his life is his daughter Stephanie.
Around CBS2 and KCAL9, Steven Mauldin, our President and G.M, is simply known as the boss. To families dealing with a child with autism, Mauldin is known as a tireless champion and fundraiser.