Film Festival Frenzy

Film Festival Frenzy

As my regular readers know, our family has been caught up in a thrilling wave of film festivals featuring Keep the Change.  Not only did KTC win Best Narrative Film and Best New Director at the Tribeca Film Festival, but my daughter Samantha was also nominated for...
Good News for the Autism Community

Good News for the Autism Community

Although I’m rushing off (to a wedding and then two more film festivals for Keep the Change), I couldn’t resist sharing some happy news. Finally, the New York City public school system is finding effective ways to integrate, educate and include children with autism in...
Why You Never Shush Someone with Autism

Why You Never Shush Someone with Autism

Nobody likes being told to be quiet, especially with the finger-to-lips-word “Shhh!” Such a demand is perceived by most as annoying, intrusive and embarrassing. But try the shush command with my daughter (or many others on the spectrum who have trouble modulating...

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