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My Review Of Pixar’s Short Film ‘Float’ As An Adult With Autism

Have you tuned in yet? The short film now on Disney+ has an autism metaphor that will relate with many in our community. Disney+ has been in the news recently for a short film that will come out on January [...]

By |January 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pixar’s New Short Film Is About A Nonverbal Girl With Autism

Will you be tuning in? I used to be nonverbal. Today I travel the country each year educating on neurodiversity as a full-time professional speaker. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtgGzKRHT-Y&t= I'd be honored if you would follow my journey at Kerry's Village https://www.facebook.com/groups/aspecialcommunity/ A new [...]

By |November 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Pixar’s New Short Film Is About A Nonverbal Girl With Autism

A Letter To Disney On Helping Promote Autism Awareness & Acceptance

Dear Disney, Growing up on the autism spectrum one of the most magical places in the world for me to visit was Disney. It didn’t matter if it was Disney World, Disney Land or simply by popping in a VHS [...]

By |June 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Letter To Disney On Helping Promote Autism Awareness & Acceptance

5 Reasons Our Special Needs Community Love Disney Movies

Does your child absolutely love Disney? Between the parks, films, books, merchandise, you name it, and Disney has become a cultural phenomenon in our society. What many don’t know though is that it’s also had a positive correlation in our [...]

By |June 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Our Special Needs Community Love Disney Movies

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

Nonverbal Boy’s Interaction at Disney With Snow White Will Melt Your Heart

Jackson, a 2-year-old boy who is nonverbal and has autism just had the time of his life on a Disney vacation! Jackson who ignored many of the other Disney characters in Walt Disney World had a change when he saw [...]

By |May 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Nonverbal Boy’s Interaction at Disney With Snow White Will Melt Your Heart

Why Everyone in Our Autism Community is Talking About “Inside Out”

One of the best-reviewed movies this year has started a pivotal conversation in our community about autism and emotions. What many critics are saying will be a lock to win the Oscar for best animated feature in February, “Inside Out” [...]

By |July 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Everyone in Our Autism Community is Talking About “Inside Out”