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Julia, A Muppet With Autism’s First Episode On Sesame Street Is Now Available To Watch

On April 10, 2017, the world was introduced to Julia, a muppet with autism, for the first time on Sesame Street. You can watch her first appearance on the show below. One quote that stood out to me is at [...]

By |April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

I Have Autism And This Is My Review Of The Power Ranger Who Has Autism

Warning: Spoilers below…   Growing up in the ’90s, I was completely obsessed with the “Power Rangers” TV show like many of my peers were. To show you how far my fandom goes, one of my first crushes was on [...]

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What The Film ‘Po’ Taught Me As Someone On The Autism Spectrum

In recent years more and more films have been released that have focused on those with autism and other special needs. This rings true for a new movie to be released in ‘Po’ that looks at the story of a [...]

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How ‘Curious Incident’ Helped Bring Autism Awareness to Broadway

If you watched the 2015 Tony awards you may know about the popularity of the new play “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” Based on the 2003 best-selling novel by Mark Haddon, Curious Incident won 5 Tony [...]

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Film Critic Says, “Finding Dory Will Resonate in the Disability Community”

Chris Nashawaty from Entertainment Weekly recently reviewed the film Finding Dory (starring Ellen DeGeneres) that will hit theaters on June 17, 2016. This film, which is the sequel to the Disney Pixar hit from 2003 in Finding Nemo will focus [...]

By |June 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

New Film on Autism & Disney to be Released in Theaters

A documentary called “Life, Animated” focused on a man with autism who made tremendous strides through Disney films will be released starting July 1st in select theaters in New York and Los Angeles! The film will later be showing in [...]

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ABC Debuts New Show That Features a Teenager with Special Needs

Looking for something new to watch? A new show called “Speechless” has been picked up by ABC. The show that looks at the lives of a family with three children includes one teenager named JJ who’s nonverbal and uses a [...]

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Zoe Saldana Goes The Extra Mile to Help People with Autism

Zoe Saldana is well known for her roles in blockbuster films such as Avatar, Star Trek and Guardians of the Galaxy but what you might not know about Ms. Saldana is her impact in philanthropy. Saldana has used her platform [...]

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Adults with Autism Help Work on Game of Thrones; Avengers Films

NBC News with Lester Holt recently shared the contributions of some amazing young adults in our autism community! Exceptional Minds, a vocation school based in California, helps their students with autism to pursue careers in digital animation and visual effects! [...]

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New Film on Autism & Love Released in Theaters; On Demand Today

Jane Wants a Boyfriend, an Indie Feature starring Eliza Dushku and Louisa Krause which looks at autism & love is out today (March 25, 2016) in select theaters in 10 cities and available to watch on all major VOD networks [...]

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