Friday, November 7, 2008

Extreme Makeover: Autism Edition

"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Transforms the Home of a Family ...

QUINCY TOWNSHIP, Pa., Nov 07, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and Dan Ryan Builders announced this morning that the show will be traveling to Quincy Township, Pennsylvania to assist the Drumm family, who has helped transform the lives of disabled children through the Challenger Little League Program. Their home, which has formerly been used as a site to dump of trash and waste, will be rebuilt in only seven days.

After the birth of their second child with autism, Matthew and Blasia dedicated their lives to children with disabilities. They help manage special needs Little League and during the school year, Blasia works as a teacher's aide at the Franklin Learning Center for Handicapped Children. Their little league program has been a source of weekly gatherings for the communities' special needs and the Drumm family helps operate the concession stand and coordinate travel for the league to other tri-state games and tournaments. Matthew and Blasia have been of assistance to other blossoming leagues that have developed in other areas and were awarded the Penn Marr Challenger League, Division Family Service Award in 2006.


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