April is Autism Acceptance Month. One of the world’s leading authorities on autism, author Barry M. Prizant, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, and Michael Carley, Editor-in-Chief of Neurodiversity Press & Board Advisor for Spectrum Theatre Ensemble, stopped by The Rhode Show on Tuesday morning to chat about the events happening in our area this month.
Check out the attached clip to learn more, and click here to learn about the Spectrum Theatre Ensemble.
Autism “acceptance” related events this April that Dr. Prizant and Mr. Carley mentioned on the show and also happening here include:
- Publication of the updated and expanded version of Dr. Prizant’s best selling book, Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism
- Release of the Uniquely Human audiobook for the expanded version, narrated by Dr. Barry Prizant
- Online screening of the musical film, Journey to Namuh, inspired by Uniquely Human, produced and performed by The Miracle Project, a Los Angeles theatre, film, and expressive arts program.
- 50th Anniversary celebration of the release of the 50th podcast episode of Uniquely Human: the Podcast (250K distinct downloads to date).
- Local Miracle Project theatre and expressive arts program affiliated with Brown University Theatre Department.
- Learn more about Dr. Barry Prizant
- Learn more about Michael Carley
- Autism community calls on media to move from using “awareness” to “acceptance” this April to foster change and inclusivity for those affected by autism – Learn More »
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