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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 [...]

By |March 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And This Is My Review Of The Power Ranger Who Has Autism

60 Minutes Features A Muppet With Autism Who Made Her Debut On Sesame Street

Did you watch this segment? On CBS 60 Minutes on March 19, 2017, they featured Julia, a Muppet with autism on her debut episode on Sesame Street. Christine Ferraro, a writer at Sesame Street for 25 years told 60 Minutes, [...]

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How Autism & Theatre Therapy Led Me Into a Career in Film Consulting

When a child is diagnosed with autism, well-known therapies like speech, occupational and physical therapy can be introduced. One therapy that tends to get overlooked in my work, though, is “theatre therapy.” When I was diagnosed with autism at 4, I [...]

By |November 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Autism & Theatre Therapy Led Me Into a Career in Film Consulting

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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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 [...]

By |June 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Film on Autism & Disney to be Released in Theaters

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

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