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Geek Club Books is a registered, tax-exempt nonprofit with creative autism education and empowerment mission. We ignite hearts and open minds through autism stories so all individuals with autism have every opportunity in this world to shine.

Founded by Jodi Murphy in 2014, Geek Club Books is a 501(c)(3) charity that produces interactive children's story apps, enhanced e-books, curriculum, digital media and webisodes to change perceptions and end stigmas surrounding autism.

The nonprofit partners with clinical advisors and educational specialists. A team of autistic adults collaborate and contribute their talents to everything the organization produces.

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Stars of Indie Film ‘A Boy Called Po’ Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month

Julian Feder and Christopher Gorham

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books for Autism today announced that actors Christopher Gorham and Julian Feder, lead characters in the award-winning indie film, “A Boy Called Po” joined the #Activate4Autism movement, a public awareness campaign as a part of National Bullying Prevention Month. People on the autism spectrum are often misunderstood, marginalized, undervalued and 3 times more likely to be victims of bullying.

Actors, Authors, Artists and Advocates Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month

Dave Fennoy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today launched #Activate4Autism movement, a public awareness campaign as a part of National Bullying Prevention Month. The autistic are often misunderstood, marginalized, undervalued and 3 times more likely to be victims of bullying. The campaign brings together voice, stage and film actors, children’s authors, comic artists and autistic advocates who activate their voices for autism, speaking out for acceptance and inclusion.

Geek Club Books for Autism is selected to Receive 2017 JL Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant

Geek Club Books Team

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, a 501(c)(3) focused on autism education and empowerment, today announced that it has been selected to receive the J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant for 2017/18. The Grants, launched in 2000 by Neotrope helps worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity’s good works.

Parents and Teachers Speak Out as ‘Autism Acceptance Ambassadors’ for April 2017 Autism Awareness Month

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — April is Autism Awareness Month, celebrated worldwide. Geek Club Books, an autism nonprofit, is challenging the observance with their Autism Acceptance Ambassador Initiative. The initiative mobilizes parents and educators to actively get out and move the public from “awareness” to “acceptance and inclusion” in support of individuals on the autism spectrum in their communities.

Geek Club Books Partners with Someone Special Books for Special Needs Kindness and Acceptance Initiative

Heather McCarthy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, and Someone Special Uniquely Personalized Books today announced their “Kindness and Awareness” initiative to help educate children about other children with special needs. Geek Club Books creates autism awareness education and curriculum so parents and teachers can introduce important topics of autism in the inclusive classroom.

Geek Club Books Releases Educational Webisode for Inclusive Classrooms on Autism and Friendship

James Sullivan host of Bluebee TeeVee

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced the release of their latest educational webisode, “The Friendship Game” to teach elementary school children how to be good friends to their autistic peers. This is the fourth webisode in the free Bluebee TeeVee autism series for the inclusive classroom featuring an autistic host and a Bluebee Pal co-host (Most Innovative Educational Toy 2016).

Geek Club Books Releases Digital Autistic Hero Comic for Inclusive Learning

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced the release of their interactive digital comic, ‘The Mighty League, Vol. 2: The Horrible Hug.’ This is the second in their digital and app autistic hero comic series created to help children understand their autistic peers and end the stigma of autism. The comic is downloadable via the Geek Club Books website.

Geek Club Books Launches Autism EDU Educational Tools for April Autism Awareness Month to Bring Topics of Autism into Classrooms

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced Autism EDU, a collection of free educational tools for educators and parents to teach autism topics in inclusive classrooms. Video files, e-books, apps, student handouts and curriculum guides are downloadable via Geek Club Books website.