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Oh, what an amazing year! Autistry growth in 2018 was much like that of a teenager- awkward and exhilarating, fun and a bit frightening, at times plodding and frustrating yet filled with limitless possibilities. We grew in bursts and scrambled to hire staff to work with all the new students. We …
30.12.2018 · From Autistry Studios
Autistry Studios builds independent adults. Becoming independent is not a passive process. It takes courage and an inner fortitude to challenge oneself to learn a new skill, break an old habit, or create a dream.   Autistry is a therapeutic/educational Maker Space celebrating its 10th year prov…
24.11.2018 · From Autistry Studios
We are well into the new school semester and I still haven’t done a summer wrap-up newsletter. Let’s fix that! In June we launched our first Autistry Comprehensive Adult Program (ACAP) Summer Session. It was five days a week of exercise, vocational training, college prep, and fun. The pr…
12.09.2018 · From Autistry Studios
Summer is here! Before I tell you about the great summer program at Autistry I want to celebrate and congratulate our students who have successfully found employment. This is a tough job market where even entry level positions often require college degrees. Though Autistry does not formally provide …
17.06.2018 · From Autistry Studios
Ian’s Reading Circle April is Autism Acceptance Month. I’m not sure what that means as I can’t imagine not accepting autism as a way of being, a way of experiencing the world. But I also know that many individuals need help along the way. Please take some time this month (and every…
21.04.2018 · From Autistry Studios
2017 – what a fabulous year! Last December I wrote that we were “ready to roll up our sleeves and take Autistry to the next level”. I am happy to report that we did just that. We received our Community Care License, became vendorized by the Golden Gate Regional Center, launched the…
27.12.2017 · From Autistry Studios
Early last week, when I was unable to reach my son, but was aware his home was mere blocks from a hot-spot of the fire and evacuation zone, I took the only action I could. I called his support staff, a manager, and the Regional Center. By Keri Bowers Last Monday, the Thomas fires erupted in Ventura …
12.12.2017 · From The Art of Autism
PRESS RELEASE SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Oct. 17, 2017 – Autistry Studios, a therapeutic /educational makerspace providing programs and services to teens and adults with autism, announced today that Clifford Saron, PhD, research neuroscientist at the Center for Mind and Brain and the MIND Institute at UC D…
23.10.2017 · From Autistry Studios
How to Contribute to a Non-Event Event:   Step 1: Look at your wardrobe for appropriately formal yet professional Gala wear     Step 2: Franticly search for someone to watch your kids/cats/parents Step 3: Relax! Forget about the first 2 steps, you don’t actually need to go anywhere…
09.10.2017 · From Autistry Studios
With schools starting earlier and earlier, summers are getting shorter and shorter. And this one was certainly fast and furious. But we managed many new projects, exciting excursions, and the launch of two new programs. The Autistry Comprehensive Adult Program (ACAP) began this summer. ACAP is comp…
07.08.2017 · From Autistry Studios
Earlier this year, the Art of Autism asked readers to participate in online voting for blogs and internet resources they like. Through the voting and our own analysis The Art of Autism developed the following list of blogs, vlogs, communities and resources which we have given the designation “…
07.04.2017 · From The Art of Autism
It’s March and the madness at Autistry is all about projects and preparing for the return of the much loved Autistry Scientists & Artists Party. For more details and to purchase tickets (buying tickets online in advance helps us plan the food and drink!) go to: AutistrySAparty.brownpapertickets…
16.03.2017 · From Autistry Studios
In this strange lull between the Xmas holiday and New Year’s Day, we usually drift in nostalgia and reminisce about the past year’s activities and achievements. And though there have been many wonderful accomplishments this year, we find ourselves looking forward to 2017. We are ready to…
26.12.2016 · From Autistry Studios
In his December 13, 2016 Forbes blog post Michael Bernick, former California labor department director gives a good overview of the employment situation for those on the autism spectrum. At Autistry we have been working on employment for our students for many years and know how difficult it is to fi…
15.12.2016 · From Autistry Studios
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