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All of the different shapes of shortbread cookies (Credit: Handout )

All of the different shapes of shortbread cookies featured at the cookie campaign event are put on display. The cookies were custom made by Brooklyn's Runner & Stone Bakery/Restaurant. (April 3, 2013)

The ELIJA School in Levittown campaigns for autism awareness

The ELIJA School in Levittown is a rehabilitative center for autistic students who work to improve their life skills through Applied Behavior Analysis. The school is working to promote autism awareness within their community and recently held several open house tours of their school for individuals to go on. They also hosted a cookie campaign that featured custom-made cookies from Brooklyn's Runner & Stone bakery.

ELIJA's cookie campaign poster was on display in
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ELIJA's cookie campaign poster was on display in front of the "Rainbow of Ribbons." (April 3, 2013)

All of the different shapes of shortbread cookies
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All of the different shapes of shortbread cookies featured at the cookie campaign event are put on display. The cookies were custom made by Brooklyn's Runner & Stone Bakery/Restaurant. (April 3, 2013)

The ELIJA School is a rehabilitative facility for
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The ELIJA School is a rehabilitative facility for autism students in Levittown. In honor of Autism Awareness Month, the school hosted a cookie campaign as well as an open-house tour of the facility for the community. (April 3, 2013)

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The ELIJA School's tree logo is surrounded by
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The ELIJA School's tree logo is surrounded by names of the students and staff at the entrance of the building, in Levittown. (April 3, 2013)

Clincial supervisor Heather Schmuely works with an autistic
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Clincial supervisor Heather Schmuely works with an autistic student at The ELIJA School, in Levittown. (April 3, 2013)

The ELIJA School featured its cookie campaign display
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The ELIJA School featured its cookie campaign display for community members. Each cookie had its own description attached to it, explaining how the symbol of the cookie represents that individual ELIJA student. (April 3, 2013)

The ELIJA School, in Levittown, hosted an Autism
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The ELIJA School, in Levittown, hosted an Autism Awareness Cookie Campaign, in which each child had a custom-made cookie. The school held this event for Autism Awareness Month. (April 3, 2013)

The ELIJA School streamed its
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The ELIJA School streamed its "Rainbow of Ribbons" across the main room. Ribbons were sent in from all over the country with a personal message written in support of autism awareness. (April 3, 2013)

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ELIJA students with director Debora Thivierge, left, and
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ELIJA students with director Debora Thivierge, left, and Councilman Gary Hudes as well as author Jay McInerney, right, at the cookie campaign event (April 3, 2013)

A few of ELIJA's staff members pose with
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A few of ELIJA's staff members pose with author Jay McInerney. (April 3, 2013)

Debora Thivierge, founder and director of The ELIJA
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Debora Thivierge, founder and director of The ELIJA School, Councilman Gary Hudes and author Jay McInerney converse at the cookie campaign event. (April 3, 2013)

ELIJA parents gather with author Jay McInerney at
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ELIJA parents gather with author Jay McInerney at the cookie campaign event. (April 3, 2013)

Debora Thivierge, founder and executive director of The
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Debora Thivierge, founder and executive director of The ELIJA School, with some of her students at the cookie campaign event (April 3, 2013)

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Councilmen Gary Hudes, left, and author Jay McInerney
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Councilmen Gary Hudes, left, and author Jay McInerney at The ELIJA School for the Autism Awareness Cookie Campaign (April 3, 2013)

Author Jay McInerney, a new board member for
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Author Jay McInerney, a new board member for The ELIJA School, signed his featured books at the autism awareness campaign event. (April 3, 2013)

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