Life in college

Life in college

This presentation explains how I navigated life on my own after leaving home for the first time to attend college at one of the top animation and art schools – California Institute of Art (CalArts). By living in the home…

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My advice to teachers

My advice to teachers

The encouragement and support of understanding teachers has been a real gift in my life. They have helped me learn to interact in day-to-day settings and among my peers. When educators are aware of various traits and behaviors an autistic…

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Circle of friends

Circle of friends

Building a “circle of friends” is a core concept behind the way I learned to get through life. It seems elemental: as much as possible, in as many different settings as possible, I surround myself with normal peers who understand…

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