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
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
“Autism Grows Up” was the theme of the Autism Society of North Carolina conference, and Brent Anderson was a perfect representation of that message. The informative, 2-day conference was held at the Hilton University Place in Charlotte, NC, and featured keynote speaker, Dr. Peter Gerhardt on February 8th along with Dr. John Thomas, and authors
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,”
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
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