Jerrie Williams is a blogger on the Beauregard Daily News website. The name of her blog is C.O.P.E. Community Organized Parents in Education. This blog is syndicated statewide to all GateHouse websites. She will not only be blogging about local ...
Jerrie Williams is a blogger on the Beauregard Daily News website. The name of her blog is C.O.P.E. Community Organized Parents in Education. This blog is syndicated statewide to all GateHouse websites. She will not only be blogging about local education concerns, but information about resources for parental research on different subjects concerning children and their well being. Jerrie Williams is the mother of three autistic children. Her journey began in 1999, when she discovered that her children were not developing according to the national mind stone charts. This was after they had received immunizations and developed reactions to them. She later learned the immunizations contained an agent that her children were allergic to, which led to their developmental delays. She moved her children to Georgia to be treated by a specialist in autism and brain injury in 2000. Since then she has been searching and discovering several research-based interventions and resources to educate, support and assist in the recovery of autism. She moved to Louisiana in August, 2011, and has been involved in educating the community about autism and the resources available to parents of autistic children as well as adults with autism. She has been instrumental in helping the Beauregard Parish school system to design an individualized curriculum that was suited for the educational needs of her children as well as other special needs children. Her children have since blossomed with this curriculum and continue to thrive. She will continue in her journey as a mother and an advocate for others.
A double helping of 2 Broke Girls led CBS to a Monday victory.The two episodes averaged 11.6 million viewers and a 4.0 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, with the second episode easily improving on Mike & Molly's numbers last week. How I Met Your Mother (9 million, 3.3) and Hawaii Five-0 (10.4 million, 2.7) also grew. (A CBS affiliate in Houston pre-empted normal programming, which could affect the final ratings.)The Voice (12.1 million, 3.8) slipped a tad, while the premieres of Howie Mandel's game show Take It All (7.2 million, 2.2) and Michael Buble: Home for the Holidays (5.7 million, 1.4) did OK.
Has your favorite show been canceled?The American Country Awards on Fox drew 5.1 million viewers and a 1.4, down 30 percent from last year.The penultimate episode of Gossip Girl on The CW hit a season high with 1 million viewers and a 0.5.ABC's numbers are slightly affected by football pre-emptions in some markets.8 p.m.CBS: How I Met Your Mother 9 million viewers (3.3); The Big Bang Theory (R) 10.3 million (3.3)ABC: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 5.5 million (1.4) [8-10 p.m.]Fox: American Country Awards 5.1 million (1.4) [8-10 p.m.]NBC: The Voice 12.1 million (3.8) CW: 90210 1.2 million (0.6) 9 p.m.CBS: 2 Broke Girls 11.8 million (4.0); 2 Broke Girls 11.4 million (3.9)NBC: Take It All 7.2 million (2.2)CW: Gossip Girl 1 million (0.5)10 p.m.CBS: Hawaii Five-0 10.4 million (2.7)ABC: Castle (R) 6 million (1.3)NBC: Michael Buble: Home for the Holidays 5.7 million (1.4)
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