Our family is so honored to be included in the latest issue of Kappa Kappa Gamma’s national magazine, The Key. The Key is renowned for their celebration of courage, determination and service. To be featured is a triumph for our entire family and our commitment to Celebrate Autism. To view the full story in The [...]
The Autism Society of Ventura County AWESOME IN AUTISM 2013 AWARDEES: • Parent or Family of the Year –Linda, Brent and Jenny Anderson • Educator of the Year (PreK-8th grade) – Heather Duval, Poinsettia Elementary • Educator of the Year (Secondary/Post-Secondary) – Andrea Baehne Meyer, Camarillo Academy for Excellence • Educator of the Year (Integrated Setting) – Steve Turner, Ventura Community College [...]
Our journey to write Unintentional Humor and create the Celebrate Autism foundation would not have been possible without the support and friendship of the incredible women of Kappa Kappa Gamma. In May, 2012 we visited the Struve family in Chicago, IL. Robin Ruyle Struve, is an attorney at Latham & Watkins, LLP who has generously [...]
A huge crowd gathered for the opening of a music themed Art of Autism exhibit at Mr. Musichead gallery in Hollywood on March 23, 2013. Autism advocate and filmaker, Alex Plank emceed the nights events which showcased music by talented singer/songwriter Nick Guzman. Other presentators included Dani Bowman, founder of Powerlight Studios; Kelly Green, founder [...]
Thank you Kim for writing about Unintentional Humor and the literal mind of autism. It is so important for people to understand the confusion that often occurs with our spoken language. By sharing Brent’s stories and humorous examples of his literal mind, we hope to help everyone learn to communicate more effectively.
The New Year is starting off with a BANG!! We have acquired the Unintentional Humor™ travel mobile (also known as the Celebrate Autism RV) and we are HITTING THE ROAD (this cartoon will be featured in our 2nd edition book). Our new mode of transportation is just perfect! A 24 foot Itasca Navion equipped [...]
Brent was a welcomed guest at the Morgan Autism Center on Tuesday October 30th. He shared stories and the Unintentional Humor quiz with a very attentive audience. Not only did they guess most cartoons correctly, but they also offered additional ideas for Unintentional Humor Volume 2. THANK YOU Morgan Autism Center for your warm welcome. [...]
Last weekend, Brent and Linda were featured in the Ventura County Star! Read part of the article below. In Camarillo Talk, Mother-Son Duo Talk Share Experiences About Autism By: Mark Storer When Brent Anderson was a young boy, his mother, Linda knew he was a different. “He was diagnosed with autism at age 13,” [...]
A few weeks ago, Brent and Linda met with talented photographer Michael Alvarez at the Brooks Institute studio in Ventura. Brent usually doesn’t like having his picture taken, but Mike and his assistant Codie made it a lot of fun! Here are some of our favorite shots!! Thank you Mike and Codie!
Exciting things have been happening at the Unintentional Humor™ offices! We are very proud to announce that Linda Gund Anderson is going to be a co-host of a new radio show with Debra Hosseini of The Art of Autism. The show starts tomorrow at 10:00 PST on Positively Autistic Radio and is called The Celebrate [...]
We were excited to be included in the Art of Autism exhibit at the Ventura Westside Art Walk! Over 900 visitors stopped in to view the incredible artwork created by individuals with Autism. We enjoyed meeting new friends such as Bradford Spady (pictured above with Brent and Dani Bowman). Bradford is the author and illustrator of [...]
This weekend (July 21-22) we will be participating in Ventura’s Westside ArtWalk. Sponsored by the VC Reporter, the exhibit, On The Spectrum: Art and Autism is being organized by autism Mom and co-founder of the Art of Autism, Debra Hosseini. After a lot of preparation and hard work, the art gallery is starting to look fantastic! It’s going [...]
Summer is in full swing, and so are we! July is jam-packed with some great events, and we hope to see you at some of them. Linda and Brent Presentation July 3, 2012 Camarillo, CA Brent and Linda will be sharing their presentation; “Finding Humor While Living with Autism” at Dos Caminos Elementary [...]
The Celebrate Autism van finally made it to its new home! After traveling 10 days, through 15 states and 3,300 miles, the van successfully made it from California to North Carolina. We had a wonderful trip, with some great pit stops along the way visiting friends and family. Some of our favorite pit stops [...]
It was a sell out crowd who gathered at the “Families are Important” conference in Pullman, WA on Nov. 8, 2011. Led by well known keynote speakers, Temple Grandin and her mother, Eustacia Cutler, the audience was provided an interactive and relaxed atmosphere to learn about their experiences with autism. Knowing that the [...]
Our books are here !! Available Now In Perfect Bound & Spiral Bound You can currently purchase individual books on our website. If you would like to order books to raise funds for your Autism organization, please contact us directly at: email@example.com Check back for more locations that books can be purchased. We welcome you [...]