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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

The Robin Hood Lego Campaign for Autism

The Robin Hood Lego Campaign

Why The Robin Hood Lego Campaign was started:

Legos have always been one of my favorite toys. Currently, there are no 'Robin Hood' themed brick sets produced by LEGO. Other popular films have been 'bricked': Indiana Jones, Star Wars, Prince of Persia, Toy Story. Why not 'Robin Hood'?

In 1987, a LEGO set called 'Forestmen' was introduced as part of the Castle series. The sets were similar in character and design to Robin Hood. However, the 'Forestmen' sets were discontinued in 1990.

Autism and The Robin Hood Lego Campaign:

My 12-year-old son, Matthew, was diagnosed with Autism in 2004 when he was 6. He shows little interest in toys. He enjoys toys/activities that he can control, make repetitive, and organize. This is true for LEGO bricks. Finding activities that stimulate his imagination and encourage him to play, greatly reduces the autism-related stress that is part of his everyday life.

The Robin Hood Lego Campaign Website

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Rose Wade said...

The new website for The Robin Hood Lego Campaign is: http://www.wix.com/RoseWade/TheRobinHoodLegoCampaign

The campaign can also be found on Twitter http://twitter.com/RHLegoCampaign


Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=122084471143868&ref=mf

and Posterous
http://therobinhoodlegocampaign.posterous.com/

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