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Saturday, April 28, 2012

 This Giveaway has Ended

The Social Express by The Language Express


The Social Express
The Social Express by  The Language Express Inc. is an app for children and young adults with social learning challenges; it is primarily aimed at Elementary School -aged children.

 The Social Express (iPad version)
    The Social Express - MAC version
The Social Express - PC version

Friday, April 20, 2012

Willowbrook The Film By Ross Cohen


In 1964, a young pediatrician begins his residency at Willowbrook State School in Staten Island, only to discover that the institution is conducting Army-funded experiments on developmentally disabled children. Based on true events, Willowbrook addresses the awful conditions in which people with developmental disabilities were warehoused and the controversial research experiments that took place in the 1960s

"Buddy's World" is proud to say that we helped fund
The Willowbrook Project at KickStarter!

 Our Credits in the film are to 
Rubinstein -Taybi Syndrome Children Everywhere

Watch the trailer 
[you can turn the music off at the bottom of this blog or not]

Box Office

Single tickets are now on sale! Check the Box Office for more details. Download a PDF of the 2012 Film Guide. Check our Maps page for directions to all venues:
Fri 4/20 6:00PM AMC Loews Village 7 - 1 Buy Tickets
Sat 4/21 11:59PM AMC Loews Village 7 - 1 Rush Tickets
Mon 4/23 2:30PM AMC Loews Village 7 - 3 Rush Tickets
Sat 4/28 12:15PM Clearview Cinemas Chelsea 6 Buy Tickets
Sun 4/29 7:30PM Tribeca Cinemas Theater 2 Buy Tickets

About The Director
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Born and raised in Liverpool, England, Ross moved to Los Angeles in 2007 to begin his MFA in Film Production at the prestigious USC School of Cinematic Arts. During his time at USC, Ross was awarded the Bill Mechanic Scholarship in 2008, the Tania Trepanier Scholarship in 2009 and in 2010 was awarded the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Production Grant to make Willowbrook.

His 16mm short film Last Day has screened at numerous film festivals around the world, including the Foyle Film Festival in Ireland, the Las Vegas Film Festival and the International Student Media Festival, where it won Best Short.

Ross produced a commercial for Cisco Systems featuring best selling author Tim Ferriss that gained the most online views in the 2009 Cisco Digital Cribs Contest and went on to win the Audience Choice Award. He has also directed numerous music videos including A Little Brighter for British singer/songwriter Pete Lawrie (Island Records).

In his spare time Ross enjoys playing his guitar, hiking the hills of Los Angeles and is currently writing a screenplay set in Liverpool in 1961 about original Beatles drummer Pete Best.

Get your copy of Willowbroook

 There  is still a considerable amount of money to be raised that they need to make dvds, enter the film into festivals, organize screenings and promote the movie. We need your help to make this possible. Any amount you can donate will tremendously help our efforts.

And if you donate $15 or more, they will send you a DVD copy of the movie!


Horrific Medical Testing at NYC School Exposed 
at Tribeca Film Festival 

MANHATTAN — A movie set to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on Friday exposes horrific medical tests that were conducted on mentally disabled children as recently as 40 years ago in Willowbrook State School, a former mental institution in Staten Island.

Read full article here: horrific-medical-testing

Recalling the horrors of Staten Island's 
Willowbrook State School

Published: Monday, April 02, 2012, 9:30 AM     Updated: Tuesday, April 03, 2012, 10:20 AM

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- In a darkened room, the boy stares out a frost-covered window.
 Read full article here: recalling_willowbrooks_horrors

Gallery: Willowbrook State School 

SEE FULL gallery/willowbrook HERE

This postcard depicts the former Willowbrook State School, which is now home to the College of Staten Island.

Patients are left without medical care at the former 
Willowbrook State School in this photo from 1972.

A patient at the former Willowbrook State School packages 
screws as part of a money-making venture.

A patient is left to himself in a large room at the former Willowbrook State School in 1971, the same year the school was exposed for its conditions.

More about Willowbrook

A scene from Willowbrook: The Last Great Disgrace (1972)

Geraldo Rivera reporting from Willowbrook



If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, 
at least do not harm them.
Dalai Lama




Thursday, April 19, 2012

It's Coming! The New CushPad for iPad and FREE APP GIVEAWAY

This project goal was mad e and will be funded on Saturday Jun 2, 3:09am EDT. 
-FREE App Offer Over-

What We've Been Waiting For

The NEW CushPad is COMING

The CushPad - A Pillow for Your iPad!

A Product Design project in Chicago, IL by Adam Raby

Isn't it COOL!

The CushPad is a cushion that has been precisely shaped to comfortably and securely hold your iPad (the iPad 2 or the new "iPad 3") on uneven or unstable surfaces like a couch, bed, seat-tray table on a plane, or your lap. It's like a pillow for your iPad! It's 100% MADE IN CHICAGO IL USA.

Are you an iPad couch potato? An iPad night owl? 
Or a parent of children hooked 
on their iPads -- then you need the CushPad

Adam the inventor of The CushPad
has created a KickStarter page to help fund his CushPad Project

What is KickStarter?

Kickstarter is a platform where Project Creators run campaigns 
to fund creative projects  by offering rewards to raise money from 
Backers. In this case you get a great CushPad at a discounted price!
Cool RIGHT! Terms of Use

How It works 
The KickStarter page will allow you to pre-purchase a new CushPad at a discount. However, you will only be charged if the funding goal is met. At that time they will  give their manufacturers the green-light and start cranking out the new CushPads to everyone who pledged.

-choose from 4 colors-

You asked they listened, a new color has been added!

The New CushPad Pretty in PINK

You can be a part of this project and get a 
CushPad at a discounted price RIGHT NOW!

Become part of the CushPad Revolution TODAY! . 

Adam has made a great video demonstrating
the New CushPad at KickStarter and our own Buddy is in it!


There's More!

For every "Buddy's World" Subscriber/Follower that backs the 
Cushpad Project at KickStarter with a Pledge of $30.00 or more you will get a FREE app

 [You can Pledge any amount of $1 or more is very much appreciated,
 but $30.00 get's you a FREE app]


will GIFT YOU one FREE iPad app of your choice
value .99  [Sorry USA Apps ONLY]

Here's all you need to do

Watch the Cushpad VIDEO and make a  Pledge of $30.00 or more at KickStarter



  Follow CushPad on Twitter

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TWEET This Blog with - RT  @RTS_KIDS_iPads @CushPad
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Come back to "Buddy's World"
 leave us a comment that you pledged, post the link to your KickStarter 
comment and what app you want.
[Please leave your email address so I can gift you the app]

easy huh 

Meet The creator of The CushPad

  Click Here Go Go

Grab your CushPad and FREE app Today


FREE apps will be GIFTED after Saturday 
Jun 2, 2012 ONLY if the $10,000 Goal is met at 
Kickstarter, so start sharing. 


Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Fighting Monsters with Rubber Swords: Andy Richter Saddens the Universe

When we talk about the dehumanization of people with disabilities, there's a general dismay that receives a certain amount of lip service, b...

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Injini: Child Development Game Suite GIVEAWAY! (a $50 app!)



To celebrate the amazing work of Project Injini, Smart Apps for Kids is having a giveaway for THREE copies of their $50 Injini: Child Development Game Suite (which is currently on sale for $30).

We are all were saddened recently to find out that Project Injini, the makers of some terrific education apps, had come to an end after three years. The project was sponosored by developer NCSoft as a way to answer the question "What impact can game designers make in the lives of children with special needs?"

You can enter to win using their Rafflecopter. 
For full rules and instructions, please click here. Winning entries are all verified.


You can guarantee yourself a 100 percent chance of having the app by buying it now from the App Store!
iPad ($29.99 for a limited time):     U.S.     Canada     U.K.     Australia
iPad Lite (FREE):     U.S.     Canada     U.K.     Australia