Thursday, October 27, 2011

Roll Out the 'Inclusive' Red Carpet

Joey Travolta's camp sounds absolutely amazing! Has anyone actually attended?

MORAGA, Calif. -- Hollywood came to town on Oct. 23, but it was young, local filmmakers who swept across the red carpet to a standing ovation at the Soda Center on Saint Mary's College campus.
The affair was a screening and award ceremony for participants in the 2011 Summer Inclusion Film Camp. The two-week program brings children and young adults with autism together with film professionals who teach them to conceive, plan and execute a complete short film.
There's little doubt that with best-selling books, celebrated national speakers and even a regularly appearing character on a popular television drama, autism has moved into the mainstream.
But that doesn't mean autistic kids receive universal acceptance, or that their lives have become a proverbial walk in the park. I

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