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10 Things I Wish Our Entertainment Industry Knew About Autism

It’s been almost 30 years since the 1988 movie “Rain Man” came out, featuring Dustin Hoffman as a character who was on the autism spectrum. At the time, it was one of the few depictions of autism in film. Since [...]

By |June 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10 Things I Wish Our Entertainment Industry Knew About Autism

Autism & Love Takes Center Stage at “Autism in Love’ Film Screening

Thanks to PBS & Independent Lens, members of our autism community were given the opportunity to watch a free screening of the feature length film Autism in Love which features 4 adults with autism pursuing love on the autism spectrum. [...]

By |October 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Autism & Love Takes Center Stage at “Autism in Love’ Film Screening

5 TV Shows That Will Help You Learn More About Autism

I posted a blog recently about 10 films that will help people learn more about autism. After that post went up I received several questions about TV shows that would help educate our community on autism as well. Although there [...]

By |July 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 TV Shows That Will Help You Learn More About Autism

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”

7 Actors Who Have Played Characters with Autism

Earlier this year we came out with a blog on 5 Actresses Who’ve Played Characters with Autism to spotlight the world premiere of Jane Wants a Boyfriend, a film focused on a young woman with Aspergers trying to find love [...]

By |June 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 7 Actors Who Have Played Characters with Autism

These 10 Films Have Autism-Friendly Screenings in 2015!

When I was six-years-old I sang for the first time for an audience during summer camp. It was one of the more nerve-wracking moments of my life as the song we were going to sing was one of the most [...]

By |May 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on These 10 Films Have Autism-Friendly Screenings in 2015!

These Filmmakers Are Being Honored for Spreading Autism Awareness!

This year I took part in Golden Door Film Festival’s Scholarship Ceremony at the historic Loews Theater in Jersey City where they were able to give over $5,000 dollars worth of scholarships to students in New Jersey along with filmmakers whose [...]

By |May 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on These Filmmakers Are Being Honored for Spreading Autism Awareness!

Hometowne Television Shares The Story of a Movie Consultant Who Has Autism

During Autism Awareness Month I spoke at Millburn High School in Millburn, New Jersey about my journey on the autism spectrum and also the road to my career in films. Thanks to the support of Hometowne Television, we were able [...]

By |April 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hometowne Television Shares The Story of a Movie Consultant Who Has Autism

Temple Grandin & Rain Man Discussed During Autism Awareness Month

One of my favorite topics I like to discuss with audiences is autism in the media. I got to do just that at Millburn High School as we discussed the impact of autism in film and television. Of the highlights [...]

By |April 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Temple Grandin & Rain Man Discussed During Autism Awareness Month