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STEM3 Academy Announces Second Annual 'Very Special Innovation Fair'



LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Help Group's STEM3 Academy, the first school in the nation to provide a STEM curriculum to students with special needs, announces its second annual Very Special Innovation Fair ? equal parts science fair, high-tech exhibition, art show, and community carnival. The free event will be a family-friendly celebration of talent, imagination, and discovery from young STEM enthusiasts, as well as some of the region's innovative companies. Last year's event proved to be very successful with 500+ in attendance. This year's event is expected to draw a big crowd again.

The Help Group. (PRNewsFoto/The Help Group)

Inspired in part by the Maker Movement, there will be interactive opportunities for young people and families to build things, get involved in experiments and demonstrations, and take various gadgets for a 'test drive.'

According to Dr. Susan Berman, COO of The Help Group, "We're focused on developing strategies and fun programming for young people with social and learning differences that encourage a passion for STEM."

The school is hosting the fair to help people learn about the exciting things happening in STEM and how it is playing an increasing role in fields as diverse as manufacturing, medicine, design, and entertainment, among others. 

Dr. Ellis Crasnow, Director of STEM³ Academy and STEM Education at The Help Group says, "Our goal at STEM3 Academy and with the Very Special Innovation Fair is to help nurture those natural talents early on."

The Very Special Innovation Fair will take place Saturday, November 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at STEM3 Academy - 6455 Coldwater Canyon, Valley Glen. For more information on attending, sponsoring, or exhibiting at the Very Special Innovation Fair, visit www.innovationfair.stem3academy.org.

To read the full press release, click here.

About STEM3 Academy
STEMAcademy is designed for students with social or learning differences who have a passion for STEM fields. The school offers a comprehensive and integrated college preparatory curriculum, focusing on the long-term development, strength and needs of each student. www.STEM3Academy.org

About The Help Group:
Founded in 1975, The Help Group is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive nonprofit of its kind in the United States serving children, adolescents and young adults with special needs related to autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, ADHD, developmental delays, abuse and emotional challenges. www.thehelpgroup.org

SOURCE The Help Group


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