The Book of the Bed: The Making of Human History From Atop and Between the Sheets

Book of the Bed

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Bedroom Bedroom and the Shaping of Human History

Town Halls might query Presidential Candidates–Biden to Bernie, Beto to Buttigieg, Kamala to Klobuchar, Castro to Corey–about their sexual pasts, not merely questions about national health care.”

— James E. Shaw, Ph.D.

LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, April 15, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — James E. Shaw's new book (Amazon/Kindle Direct Publishing) is both a careful and carefree account of history's movers and shakers and the power they shared and wielded in the bedroom. Shaw, who holds a Ph.D. degree from the Claremont Graduate University, and has taught in the doctoral programs of professional schools of Psychology (The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and California Southern University), says, "The BED is documentarian of the march of human history. A wordless page, a silent witness, it is a faithful and eternal record within the suns and moons of time." Shaw states that the bed itself has constantly evolved into a practical and beautifully exquisite piece of furniture, "as we must expect, given the innumerable sundry and diverse movers and shakers who have populated the annals of history."

Shaw’s book was published on the heels of revelations about former Vice President Joe Biden, who has been named by several women for “invading their space, burrowing his nose in their hair or otherwise engaging in unwanted and uninvited embracing behaviors,” states Shaw. “Citing the movers and shakers on Capitol Hill, the Washington press corps has occasionally chronicled the BED as altar and shrine for the love-struck and lust-laden, the noble and the naughty, the correct and the corrupt."

Shaw says that Capitol Hill is a feverish political environment “fermented by stories of male-female behavior.” Forthcoming Town Halls, arranged to publicly present Election Year 2020 presidential candidates, may soon begin several rounds of questioning these candidates with queries about their past sexual histories." Shaw notes that "Both male and female Presidential candidates–whether Biden or Bernie; Klobuchar or Kamala; Castro or Corey"–may find that an unexpected and surprising number of questions about their past relationships may be raised in the public comfort of Town Halls before, amid, and after the so-called 'hard questions' of the economy, national security, a uniform and effective national health insurance plan, growing racism, and foreign affairs."

Shaw cautions that "We will have to wait and see whether and how presidential campaign Town Halls might change from gusto and generosity to candidates' guarded and cagey responses." He adds: "It might well be asked and answered, at Town Halls, whether life and love have their reign and rule, their beginning and ending, on the BED." Before Americans vote, they certainly might view and review their most favored candidate and then rock their vote by raising the bar for their own interests, and not merely the candidate's interests. That is voter control." Shaw says that Scott Mering, General Manager of The Mattress Store Company, "enthusiastically took interest in my writing The Book of the Bed and regularly inquired about my writing progress. His time, encouragement and opinion, for which I will always be most grateful, is that in addition to appealing to a large, diverse cross-section of readers throughout America, The Book of the Bed might very well be welcomed by today's bedding and mattress industry as a kind of homecoming."

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New Book Crushed To Restored:Principles Of Restoration From The Book of Nehemiah by Dr. Feyi Obamehinti Launched

New Book by Minister, Bible Teacher & Speaker Dr. Feyi Obamehinti

New Book by Dr. Feyi Obamehinti

Book Offers A Journey of How Christians Can Break Free From Abuse And Grow In Their Relationship With God And Others.

KELLER, TX, USA, April 12, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Crushed To Restored: Principles Of Restoration From The Book Of Nehemiah (ISBN 978-1-59755-499-2, Advantage Books, 2019) by Dr. Feyi Obamehinti has been released for worldwide distribution. This critically acclaimed Christian book draws from the teachings found in the Book of Nehemiah and offers core principles for individuals to be restored in faith and healing from any loss or abuse that they may have experienced. Written in easy to read style, Dr. Obamehinti includes her own personal journey and how the concepts of the Book of Nehemiah allowed her to recover; and grow spiritually and personally from her own agonies.

The book offers a specific approach to explain the principles from the Book of Nehemiah that will help Christians break free from past troubles and losses to grow in their walk with God. Crushed To Restored demonstrates that with faith, prayer, integrity and God's help we can thrive in our walk with God and overcome any obstacle or challenge. The hardback edition of the book retails for $41.00 on Amazon and at a discounted price from the Publisher: Advantage Books.

“I am very excited and humbled to have released Crushed To Restored,” said Dr. Feyi Obamehinti,
author of Crushed to Restored: Principles of Restoration from the Book of Nehemiah.“ This book is dear to my heart as I recount my own spiritual journey of wellness from emotional and psychological abuse and how God’s design of restoration from the Book of Nehemiah brought me to freedom, healing and wholeness.

“This inspired me to share the journey and the principles in writing this book,” continued Dr. Obamehinti.
“Everyone faces challenges, obstacles, trauma and memories that prevent them from living a fully meaningful
and spiritual life with God. It is my hope that after reading Crushed To Restored, readers will begin their
restoration journey to fulfillment in their lives and develop intimacy with God.

Everyday life confronts individuals no matter how deep their faith with obstacles and challenges that
make them question their life and purpose. In Crushed To Restored, Dr. Obamehinti offers readers a
faith-based step-by-step approach to overcome them and triumph with the help of God. The book is ideal
for any person who wrestles with loss, doubts, or hurdles that may seem insurmountable. There is hope in Jesus.

About the author
Dr. Feyi Obamehinti is a wife, mother, ordained minister, speaker ,and author. She is also the co-founder
of the non-profit organization, Oasis Focus Inc., and regularly hosts “Oasis Connection”, a Christian TV
show she co-hosts with her husband bi-weekly on. She was born in Phoenix, AZ to Nigerian parents and grew up in Nigeria with her paternal grandparents. She currently resides in Texas with her husband. Her three adult daughters live in different parts of the world.

Additional information on Dr. Feyi Obamehinti and Crushed to Restored may be obtained at
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Avalon Soulette Brown Named Among the Best of Spring Reading, 2019

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Avalon Soulette Brown is among ten authors across America being recognized for literary excellence

NEWARD, NJ, UNITED STATES, April 12, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — A passionate New Jersey author is getting some national attention. Avalon Soulette Brown has received one of the season’s highest literary honors, her publicist announced today. Brown’s book, It Was the Devil All Along (MEP Publishings), has been named among "The Best of Spring Reading, 2019."

Each spring, an award-winning journalist identifies, develops, and promotes outstanding literature and authors through the annual list. Scroggins is among ten authors across America who is sharing the recognition. The complete list will be published last month.

The Best of Spring Reading, 2019, gives tribute to several authors for their exceptional, literary contribution. Genres include fiction, non-fiction, mystery, romance, children's literature, spiritual, adventure, urban literature and sci-fi. Featured are authors who are dynamically versed, at the forefront in their genre, or have mastered the art of engaging and entertaining their readers.

Brown’s work has been described by critics as being definitively exciting. “It Was the Devil All Along” showcases the author's literary vision through subject, originality, impact, and influence.

"The book is a gem and deserves the attention of all who are involved in bullying and inequities in the workplace,” stated Fran Briggs, Publicist to Avalon Soulette Brown. “It's a poignant memoir which speaks to the reader’s conscience. Avalon is an incredibly gifted writer and expresses gratitude for being among the best of spring reading, 2019.”

The author gave a synopsis of her novel, “It Was the Devil All Along.”

“A new manager of a facility begins his administration as a diabolic spiritual presence influences an employee's past, future, and sanity,” she explained. “Readers will be moved by the illustration of steadfast faith, patience, determination, and commitment to one’s profession.”

Book details

• It Was the Devil All Along
• Publisher: (MEP Publishings
• Language: English
• ASIN: B07H8LZQPJ

For more information, or to purchase a copy of It Was the Devil All Along, visit https://avalonsbrown.wixsite.com/avalon/books. For bookings and appearances, contact Fran Briggs at FranBriggs@aol.com

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Launch of APOS Trends in Orthodontics

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Scientific Scholar a USA based publisher ( https://scientificscholar.com) is proud to announce the launch of APOS Trends in Orthodontics a open access journal.

Orthodontic advancements today encompass a better understanding of holistic health related patient centric outcomes, affecting Quality of Life – not only after treatment, but also during it.”

— Dr.Vaid

MUMBAI, NEW YORK, INDIA, April 12, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Scientific Scholar a USA based publisher ( https://scientificscholar.com) is proud to announce the launch of APOS Trends in Orthodontics an open access journal. APOS is a leader in Orthodontics publications and is under the able leadership of an Internationally renowned Editor- Dr Prof. (Dr.) Nikhilesh R. Vaid. He is assisted by an excellent team of Editorial board members from across the globe.

About the Journal:
APOS Trends in Orthodontics, a publication of APOS Publications, Official publication of the Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society, is a peer-reviewed journal with Quarterly print compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at https://apospublications.com. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.

Scope of the journal
The journal is an orthodontic specialty journal, and aims to provide its readers state of the art information on orthodontic advances both in the research and clinical arena.Potential authors may submit original research conducted after ethical clearances, clinical case reports, clinical/technique pearls and book reviews. Systematic reviews and , descriptive reviews are welcome. We welcome research that follows the CONSORT, PRISMA, STROBE and STARD guidelines. The experts’ corner in every current issue is an invitational article to a professional with expertise in a given area of orthodontics, as determined by the editorial board.

The journal respects the scientific submission of its authors and believes in following an expeditious double-blind peer review process and endeavors to complete the review process within scheduled time frame. A significant effort from the author and the journal perhaps enables to strike equilibrium to meet the professional expectations of the peers in the world of scientific publication. APOS Trends believes in safeguarding the privacy rights of human subjects. In order to comply with it, the journal instructs all authors when uploading the manuscript to also add the ethical clearance (human/animals)/informed consent of subject in the manuscript. This applies to the study/case report that involves animal/human subjects/human specimens, e.g., extracted tooth parts/soft tissue for biopsy/in-vitro analysis.

Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TdNet, Wanfang Data

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:

DOAJ, Emerging Sources Citation Index, Index Copernicus

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Journal Ethics
ScientificScholar is committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For more information please visit ethical guidelines page.

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing
This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

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We have plagiarism check available on our Editors and Reviewer’s panel in the manuscript management system. We encourage our editors and reviewers to use the plagiarism check. Any manuscript with plagiarism will be rejected immediately.

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Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.

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While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content are not biased or influenced by the advertisement.

"Pop-up" and "banner" advertisement appear at a fixed location on the page and does not interfere with the manuscript in any form.

The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.

Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

About the Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society
The Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society (APOS) was inaugurated on October 10, 2001 in Tokyo, Japan by its nine founding members (alphabetically listed):

APO (Association of Philippine Orthodontists)
AOS (Association of Orthodontists, Singapore)
COS (Chinese Orthodontic Society)
HKSO (Hong Kong Society of Orthodontists)
IAO (Indonesian Association of Orthodontists, formerly Indonesian Orthodontic Society)
IOS (Indian Orthodontic Society)
JOS (Japanese Orthodontic Society)
KAO (Korean association of Orthodontists)
ThaAO (Thai Association of Orthodontists)
Today the APOS has grown to 20 Affiliate members with the addition of the following:

ASO (Australian Society of Orthodontists)
BOS (Bangladesh Orthodontic Society)
MAO (Malaysian Association of Orthodontists)
MacAO (Macao Association of Orthodontists)
PAO (Pakistan Association of Orthodontists)
NZAO ( New Zealand Association of Orthodontists)
ODOAN (Orthodontic & Dentofacial Orthopaedic Association of Nepal
TAO (Taiwan Association of Orthodontists )
SLOS (Sri Lankan Orthodontic Society).
The purpose for which the APOS has been formed is to assist Affiliated Societies/Associations to promote excellence in orthodontics through education and research in the Asian Pacific region.Moreover, the activities of the APOS are to disseminate scientific and artistic information relating to orthodontics particularly through its biennial congress, the Asian Pacific Orthodontic Congress (APOC) and the Journal of the Society(APOS Trends in Orthodontics).

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Scientific Scholar, USA, established with the aim of publishing scientific journals. The mission of the company is “Share, Learn and Improve”.

Scientific Scholar is a well-respected medical publisher that fully supports many of the popular open access models and all the aspects of the scientific journal publishing through its peer-review management system – Scientific Scholar and Open Access platform. The headquarter of Scientific Scholar is in Rochester, NY, USA and has a subsidiary arm in India.

Scientific Scholar currently publishes prestigious journals like Journal of Clinical Imaging Science (www.Clinicalimagingscience.org), Surgical Neurology International (www. http://surgicalneurologyint.com), American journal of Interventional Radiology (https://Americanjir.com) and many more. There portfolio of journal published is growing and expanding every month.

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Kimlin Johnson, Acclaimed Author & Civil Rights Activist, Claims She was Forced to Resign due to Racial Bias/Harassment

Acclaimed Author & Civil Rights Activist Kimlin Johnson

Johnson filed a grievance with the Los Angeles County Sanitation District (www.lacsd.org) on the basis of racial and health condition discrimination.

LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, April 11, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Acclaimed author of “Authenticity, Accountability & Ambitions: Speaking the Truth Through a Black Woman's Eyes (AAA),” and Civil Rights activist, Kimlin Charise Johnson was recently forced to resign from her job for perceived racial bias and harassment. After 23 years of loyal service at the Los Angeles County Sanitation District (LACSD), the LACSD served her with a Notice of Intent to Terminate on April 3rd 2019.

This was done even though Johnson’s infractions were minor, such as using LACSD resources such as a scanner and printer to help print her memoirs, and she was never given so much as an oral warning about these acts when they were noticed 6 months ago. Meanwhile, a white male coworker in the same department was also charged with a similar, but more serious, offense (use of LACSD resources to enrich his side business,) and received only a 10-day suspension earlier this year.

LACSD have a progressive disciplinary policy. Under that policy, insubordination is a 1-day suspension, misuse of equipment is a 1 to 2-day suspension, and even “deceit for personal gain” is also a multiple day suspension. Even fighting in the workplace or sleeping on the job do not carry such harsh punishments.

On the basis of these actions, Johnson has filed a grievance with the LACSD on the basis of racial and health condition discrimination, and retaliation primarily at the hands of her department head, Victoria Conway. The grievance was seemingly ignored and Ms. Johnson was neither informed of the results nor what action was taken despite requests for such information.

“According to Ms. Conway at an investigation meeting in January, this was not a ‘witch hunt,’” explains Johnson, “however, a ‘witch hunt’ is exactly what this was. It was an episode of Mean Girls completed during Women’s History Month.”

Johnson began working for the LACSD in 1995. She began as a student worker in the Solid Waste Department and worked her way up to Engineering Associate III in the Wastewater Management Department. Her department head had been Ms. Conway for about ten years. Over the years, Ms. Johnson, as an intelligent and confident Black woman, gained tremendous professional and personal experience through her work and private life and decided to commit her experiences to writing in a memoir which she hoped would empower other women of color seeking to succeed in what is often an uphill battle. To that end, she began to write.

“It was never a commercial enterprise,” states Johnson, “but rather a labor of love which has yet to gain her a single dollar after costs are considered.” Regrettably, on a small number of occasions, Johnson’s writing enthusiasm exceeded her lunch and rest times at the LACSD (the formal investigation noted a combined approximate 10 total unallowed hours over the course of 19 weeks—working out to approximately 0.5 hours per week). Additionally, Johnson made use of a LACSD scanner and some copy paper for her writing.

On about December 3rd 2018, Johnson was informed that she was under investigation for these improprieties and, over the course of the following months, no fewer than 4 meetings were held accusing her of various offenses. At all times, the meetings were staffed by no fewer than 3 LACSD employees; Linda Shadler (Industrial Waste Section Head), Jennifer Allen (Human Resources Manager) and led by Ms. Conway, a woman who, according to internal sources, “had it out” for Johnson from the start. During these unprofessional meetings, Johnson was denied the right to ask questions about the investigation, what the accusations were, and who her accusers were.

“I was never given a verbal nor written warning. In the evidence packet given to me with my Notice of Termination my written warning was from a 2002 Performance Evaluation,” continues Johnson, “In my book, I decided to honor the African heroes that paved the way in our nation's history, with the ultimate goal to make America better. That’s why I have also decided to fight these charges. It’s my hope that the taxpayers do not have to continue to pay for the LACSD’s Management’s blatant disregard of following disciplinary charts or policies. The LACSD is a public agency, not a family owned business.”

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THE WAY TO HAPPINESS ASSOCIATION OPENS ITS DOORS TO TAMPA BAY’S COMMUNITY GROUPS

The Way to Happiness Center in Downtown Clearwater

Visitors to The Way to Happiness Center during the Downtown Block Party learn about morals and common sense.

The test of true competence is the end result. To the degree that a man is competent, he survives. To the degree he is incompetent he perishes.”

— L. Ron Hubbard

CLEARWATER, FL, US, April 11, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — On April 5th, The Way to Happiness (TWTH) Association Tampa Bay hosted the “Renaissance Speakers Clearwater”, a local Toastmaster club, at TWTH center in downtown Clearwater, Florida. The TWTH center conference, seminar and workshop rooms are offered at no cost to community groups to help these groups meet their financial challenges. A 2018 Survey sponsored by Wipfli showed that top financial challenges community groups face include revenue and cash flow and fundraising.

“We enjoy having our center bustling with productive activity. We support positive groups by freeing some of their financial burdens so they have more resources for their community missions”, said Tanja Cranton, Executive Director of The Way to Happiness Association Tampa Bay.

In 2017, the President of the “Renaissance Speakers Clearwater” Gina Lovick, heard of the opportunity to utilize TWTH center and approached the Executive Director of TWTH to establish the group’s needs. The club has been successfully holding their weekly meetings at The Way to Happiness center ever since.

The “Renaissance Speakers Clearwater” is a local Toastmaster club. Toastmasters is an international organization that helps to empower individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. This goes hand-in-hand with one of the precepts of The Way to Happiness – “Be Competent”.

In the book, The Way to Happiness written by L. Ron Hubbard and which the center bases its activities is a chapter “Be Competent” in which L. Ron Hubbard wrote, “In common pursuits and activities, Man respects skill and ability. These in a hero or athlete are almost worshiped. The test of true competence is the end result. To the degree that a man is competent, he survives. To the degree he is incompetent he perishes. Encourage the attainment of competence in any worthwhile pursuit. Compliment it and reward it whenever you find it.”

The Way to Happiness Association Tampa Bay is sponsored by the Church of Scientology as one of its seven humanitarian outreach programs providing help in the community.

For more information on the program or to visit the center, please contact The Way to Happiness Community Center on 33 N. Fort Harrison Ave, Clearwater FL 33755. Open daily from 10am – 10pm or call: (727) 467 6961.

The Way to Happiness
The Way to Happiness booklet, written by L. Ron Hubbard, is available in 115 languages, with some 115 million copies distributed in 186 nations. The campaign to distribute the book has been embraced by more than 257,000 groups and individuals. The booklet holds the Guinness World Record as the single most-translated nonreligious book and fills the moral vacuum in an increasingly materialistic society. The Way to Happiness Association of Tampa Bay opened their headquarters in downtown Clearwater on July 11th, 2015.

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Free Original Education Materials from Every Child a Reader

Thirteen acclaimed children's book artists create bookmarks and comic book activities for kids and teens.

NEW YORK, NY, USA, April 10, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — As part of the yearlong celebration of Children Book Week's 100th anniversary this year, these artists have created free, original materials for the home and classroom.

Six original Children’s Book Week bookmarks have been designed by Selina Alko and Sean Qualls, Vera Brosgol, Jason Chin, Ekua Holmes, Juana Medina, and Jessie Sima. Finish-the-story comic pages have been created by these comic/graphic novelists: Jed Alexander, Morgan Clement, Gale Galligan, Kazu Kibuishi, Yehudi Mercado, Chad Sell and Judd Winick.

All are now available to download and print at www.EveryChildaReader.net

Every Child a Reader is a 501(c)(3) literacy charity dedicated to inspiring a lifelong love of reading in children and teens. Every Child a Reader’s national programs include Children’s Book Week, the Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards, Get Caught Reading, and the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature program (in conjunction with the Library of Congress).

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Ten Tips To Help Special Needs Parents During Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month Tips

Autism Parents' Guide To Reclaiming Your Life

Author Deanna Picon Offers Ten Ways To Support Special Needs Families

Special needs parents are hidden heroes, who courageously face autism and all the enormous challenges and responsibilities that accompany it on a daily basis. They deserve our respect and recognition”

— Deanna Picon

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, US, April 10, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Raising a child with a disability, while trying to balance work and family responsibilities is no easy task for even the most dedicated parents. Managing all aspects of a special needs child daily living – including personal needs, school activities, therapy sessions and medical appointments – can be extremely demanding and time-consuming.

“Autism Awareness Month is a perfect time for family, friends and the public to show their support for special needs parents,” said Deanna Picon, founder of Your Autism Coach, LLC and author of The Autism Parents' Guide to Reclaiming Your Life.

"These parents are hidden heroes who courageously face autism and all the enormous challenges and responsibilities that accompany it on an everyday basis. They may be your best friend, your cousin, your neighbor or co-worker," says Picon. "Special needs parents deserve respect and recognition for many reasons, including the sheer guts it takes to stay dedicated to this challenge."

Family and friends can apply these easy tips to make a huge difference in the lives of special needs parents:

1. Give a well-deserved break. Parenting is a 24/7, 365 day job for these parents, so any time they can get a few hours for themselves is great. Volunteer to watch their son or daughter at home or take him/her to a park or movie for a few hours. This will allow parents to have a good time and participate in hobbies, events and activities they enjoy.

And if you’re a family member or close friend, perhaps you can keep their child overnight or for a weekend. They’ll have “peace of mind” knowing their child is safe and well-cared for. Best of all, there are no child care costs.

2. Help with everyday tasks. Pick up some food and beverages at the supermarket when you shop or drop off some clothes at the dry cleaners. It'll save parents much needed time and energy.

3. Bring a dish. A pizza pie, box of chicken or even a take-out meal from a local Chinese restaurant can make everyone feel good and valued. Little cupcakes are fun treats for desserts. Gift cards for a local restaurant can be a wonderful surprise.

4. Assist with household chores. Vacuum a room, wash some dishes or cut up some tomatoes and lettuce for a salad. Remember, no gesture is too small and parents will always be grateful.

5. Keep in touch and be supportive. Special needs parents often feel alone and isolated, so it's really beneficial to let them know you're there, if they need you. With Mother’s and Father’s Day approaching soon, this is a perfect time to send a greeting card letting them know they’re great parents. Text, email or call to just say "Hello".

6. Listen without judgement. Bring over some snacks, sit down and just listen. Allow them to laugh, cry, vent and blow off some steam. No one expects you to solve their problems or provide solutions. A friendly face or shoulder to lean on works perfectly.

Work colleagues can show their support as well:

7. Treat them. Little gestures can bring a big smile to the special needs parent in your office. Buy a cup of coffee or tea with a donut or bagel and place it on their desk in the morning. Take a co-worker out for a nice lunch.

The public can also support special needs families in various ways:

8. Increase public awareness. Autism Awareness Month is a perfect time to learn more about this disorder. Watch a TV news report, read an article or go online to gain a better understanding of this condition. Start a conversation with a friend or family member.

9. Participate. You don’t have to be personally affected by autism to become involved in charitable activities such as a community fundraiser or walk. If possible, take part in a local autism event in your area. Meet some of the wonderful special needs families in your community.

10. Express your support. Donations to local and national autism organizations are always welcome and appreciated. Purchase goods and services from companies that contribute to autism-related causes.

Your Autism Coach, LLC provides personalized guidance, comprehensive support programs and seminars that address the concerns of special needs parents. Now on Twitter (@yourautismcoach), look for the latest parenting tips and advice from Deanna Picon. She shows parents how to overcome the challenges of raising a child with special needs, while building a rewarding life for themselves. Deanna is the recipient of both the "2018 Top Parental Advice Writer" Award and "2015 Top Life Coach Writer" Award by Autism Parenting Magazine.

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Xillio welcomes first Localization Hub client – Accu Solutions

HILVERSUM, NL, NEDERLAND, April 9, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Xillio welcomes first Localization Hub client – Accu Solutions

Amsterdam, April 9, 2019 – Xillio, provider of content migration and integration software, is happy to announce that Accu Solutions, an innovative and leading-edge provider of translation and localization services, has become the first customer of Xillio’s just-released Localization Hub. Localization Hub enables Accu Solutions to be more efficient by automating translation workflows. A seamless workflow will save their customers time as this makes it easier for them to submit new content for translation.

“We’re thrilled to be the first LocHub customer,” said Steve Desmeules, CEO at Accu Solutions. “In the rapidly changing language services market, the need to innovate and differentiate yourself from your peers is extremely important. Focusing on making it as easy as possible for our customers to transact with us is a priority. This includes integrating our workflow with theirs. This is where Localization Hub comes in. The application not only enable us to connect directly to our customers, but also helps in automating workflows internally in between several systems that we use.”

Localization Hub will eventually replace all custom connectors between content source systems and translation tools that Accu Solutions currently has in place. Looking at all the existing connectors within the Hub, it became clear to Accu Solutions that they should not build these connectors themselves. Instead, the company will continue to focus on their core business and will trust Xillio to fill in the connectivity gap for them.

“Accu Solutions is a leading provider of turnkey publication management solutions, and we’re honored to have signed them as a customer,” said Founder and CEO of Xillio, Rikkert Engels. “We’re finding that many organizations in this industry are interested in purchasing a specialized and cost-effective solution to scale up operations or enhance their workflows. I’m positive that more new clients will sign up soon and will put the LocHub into use.”

Localization Hub was launched at the end of March at the Gala Global conference in Munich. It is a user-friendly and intuitive application that enables seamless integration between all content source systems and translation technologies. This new application helps LSPs, language departments and technology organizations to streamline translation processes and gain a competitive advantage in the industry. Localization Hub currently supports 22 content source systems and integrates with the main translation management tools.

More information about the Localization Hub can be found on https://www.lochub.com

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Smith Publicity Book Marketing Campaign Secures Extensive Coverage- Four National TV Interviews; Cover Story in "People"

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Kerri Rawson and Her Book "A Serial Killer’s Daughter: My Story of Faith, Love and Overcoming" Receive Widespread Exposure

This was a ‘perfect storm’ situation – a terrific book combined with a talented, veteran book publicity team.”

— Dan Smith

CHERRY HILL, NJ, U.S., April 8, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Smith Publicity recently wrapped up a book marketing campaign for Kerri Rawson’s book, "A Serial Killer’s Daughter: My Story of Faith, Love and Overcoming." Rawson’s intriguing book details her experience, and recovery, of being raised by the infamous BTK serial killer.

Media coverage for Rawson and her book included interviews on television programs such as:
• Dr. Oz
• Dr. Phil
• 20/20
• The View

Rawson was also featured on the front cover of "People" magazine, with a full, multi-page feature story.

A description "A Serial Killer’s Daughter: My Story of Faith, Love and Overcoming" from Amazon.com:

“In 2005, Kerri Rawson heard a knock on the door of her apartment. When she opened it, an FBI agent informed her that her father had been arrested for murdering ten people, including two children. It was then that she learned her father was the notorious serial killer known as BTK, a name he’d given himself that described the horrific way he committed his crimes: bind, torture, kill. As news of his capture spread, Wichita celebrated the end of a thirty-one-year nightmare.”

The Smith Publicity team that implemented the campaign included Sarah Miniaci, Michela DellaMonica and Mike Onorato.

“This was a ‘perfect storm’ situation – a terrific book combined with a talented, veteran book publicity team,” says CEO Dan Smith. “It was so rewarding for the team to get Kerri’s incredible story out there.”

About Smith Publicity

Founded in 1997 by Dan Smith as one person-one client operation, Smith Publicity has grown every year and promoted over 3,500 authors. An “equal opportunity book marketing firm,” the agency works with authors ranging from self-published, first-time authors to New York Times bestsellers released by major publishers. www.SmithPublicity.com

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Source: EIN Presswire