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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 [...]

By |May 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ABC Debuts New Show That Features a Teenager with Special Needs

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! [...]

By |May 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adults with Autism Help Work on Game of Thrones; Avengers Films

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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Spring 2016 Autism Scholarship Application Opens

This is the press release for our autism scholarship program for 2016. If you would like us to email you a copy of this to share with others please feel free to email us at KFMMakingADifference@gmail.com! “KFM Making a Difference”, [...]

By |January 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spring 2016 Autism Scholarship Application Opens

6 Films About Autism on Netflix

When I give talks as a professional speaker I often talk about the work I've done to bring a realistic portrayal of disability to our entertainment industry. If you'd like me to speak to your organization contact me anytime here. [...]

By |November 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 6 Films About Autism on Netflix

These 10 Films Will Help You Learn More About Autism

On March 25, 2016, Jane Wants a Boyfriend, an indie feature that looks at a young woman with autism trying to find love in New York City was released in select theaters and on most major video on demand services [...]

By |May 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|8 Comments

New Film On Autism & Love Set for World Premiere This Year!

Thanks to Greenwich International Film Festival, “Jane Wants a Boyfriend,” an Indie Feature starring Eliza Dushku and Louisa Krause, is set for it's World Premiere on June 6, 2015! This film has a special meaning for me because I was able to consult [...]

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