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On #NationalSuperHeroDay we revisit Face Value Comics By Debra Muzikar “We want our comic books to stand on their own merit,” Dave Kot says of Face Value Comics which boasts an Autistic superhero. Copyright 2014 Face Value Comics “I was shocked that Diamond Comic Distributors pick…
28.04.2017 · From The Art of Autism
Update 12/12/2016 I’m collecting favorite quotes about autism from some of my favorite people. Please share your own in the comments and if I like it, I may add it to the list. 1. “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism,” Dr. Stephen Sho…
12.12.2016 · From The Art of Autism
I would like to rephrase Dr. Stephen Shore’s statement “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism,” to become “if you’ve met one person with a label, you’ve simply seen the label and not the person.” By Kurt Muzikar The definition of  neologism is “a relativ…
21.11.2015 · From The Art of Autism
“When people read my book, will they become more understanding of those who are nonverbal? I hope so,” Kimberly Dixon, author of Under the Silence is Me, How it Feels to be Nonverbal By Ron Sandison On April 29, 1985, Jim and Marilyn Dixon were filled with joy as God blessed their family…
01.08.2017 · From The Art of Autism
“Uncertainty is one of the primary human fears,” Teal Swan By Keri Bowers Being constant as it is, the world around us is always in cyclical flux; transition; expansion; growth; change and sadly, demise and destruction all at once. We bear witness to a lot of stress and challenge, especi…
05.01.2017 · From The Art of Autism
Interviews with Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela Crooke of Social Thinking® for the upcoming film, A Sound Paradigm By Keri Bowers “Based on how we process the world ~ is how we relate to the world,”  Michelle Garcia Winner Last May during our Art of Autism Hearts & Arts journey up the C…
18.12.2016 · From The Art of Autism
Here’s how it all beganIn the fall of 2013, New York ad executive Tom Webster came to our shop with a dream on four wheels . . . a run-down but running Bentley Continental R.  I just bought it, he told me.  Can we make it run right, and make it special, he asked?Tom's Bentley as it looked …
27.12.2016 · From Raising Cubby
The Art of Autism has curated an exhibit at Sophie’s Kensington gallery. Sophie’s Gallery is a division of St. Madeline’s in El Cajon. Yesterday Allie Wagner of KUSI interviewed Art of Autism President and co-founder Keri Bowers and others who were part of the exhibit including art…
11.04.2018 · From The Art of Autism
Casting Call There are couple roles in this season of the Netflix show Atypical that are written for or could be cast with actors on the Autism spectrum. Below is the character description and the sides for the two roles we are currently seeking, but there will likely be more to come! Please let me…
09.03.2018 · From The Art of Autism
If all we do is try to shape the child’s behavior “from the outside”, utilizing techniques such as verbal commands, token reinforcements, intellectual validations and extinctions (“do you “understand me?”) and fail to “see” how and where in the psyche and physical body they experience stimuli and ex…
16.02.2016 · From The Art of Autism
Help teach your students on the spectrum about social distance and intimacy using this free Circles Program from the Geneva Centre for Autism! The program is based on six concentric circles that represent varying degrees of closeness, from the relationship one has with oneself to strangers. The pro…
22.04.2016 · From Different Roads to Learning
While a fireplace or woodstove can be peaceful, an out of control fire in the home is one of the most frightening things anyone can imagine.  I had a candle set the wall screen on fire in my bedroom 35 years ago, and almost got burnt up. That left me with a lifelong concern and vigilance about …
12.12.2015 · From Raising Cubby
“The Dove of Peace, more than anything that’s something this world needs, peace. He is flying through the city at night in front of a billboard that shows the earth holding a banner reading “Peace”. I love to draw. I think it’s because it calms me down. For whatever reason I a…
04.09.2018 · From The Art of Autism
“Synchronicity is evident when a Life is ABLAZE with ReFIREment,”  Laurence A. Becker By Ron Sandison On March 22, I was delighted as I opened a letter from Dr. Laurence A. Becker founder of Creative Learning Environments and the producer of With Eyes Wide Open, a documentary film of the life …
03.07.2017 · From The Art of Autism
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