This guest blog post is by Kelly Hunter, Director of the Ohio State production, "The Tempest" - an interactive show designed for individuals with autism. Kelly is the author of a book called Shakespeare's Heartbeat. This show is a co-production between the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and Ohio State University.
This guest blog post is by photographer and mother Arabella Carter-Johnson of Leicestershire, England. Arabella's daughter Iris is on the autism spectrum and has received worldwide attention for her abstract paintings. Scroll down to see more examples of her now-famous artwork and visit her website here to purchase prints. Painting is therapuetic for Iris, as is her furry friend and painting assistant Thula.
This blog post is from Sonal, a speech language pathologist from Los Angeles.
I now understand the feelings and emotions parents go through when they hear the first word spoken by their kid, or when he took the first step, or even barely started making sounds.
I’d like to know more about equine therapy. Can horseback riding really help people with autism?
This blog post is by Eric Peacock, MyAutismTeam
Andrew Littlefield, MM, MT-BC is a music therapist and Assistant Director at The George Center for Music Therapy, Inc. in the metro-Atlanta, Georgia area. The George Center has served hundreds of clients in the Atlanta area, many of who are diagnosed on the autism
Jennifer Toscano is an aide at a private school for children with autism in New Jersey. With 6+ years working in the special education field, Jen has been exposed to a number of unique opportunities and experiences. Jen has created great relationships with many different and complex children over the years. Jen continues to work passionately and love the children that change her life daily.