Alexandra Hladik speaks on the unique things having an autistic son has brought to her life. Though living with an autistic child is anything but easy, Alexandra's son has taught her how to be inventive and how to find fun in the little things.
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BY BRUCE OSBORN
@ VOL 118
ON OCT 29, 2014
Photographer Bruce Osborn is a longtime resident of Japan, and in this presentation he describes "Oyako" (a Japanese word that signifies both parent and child), a multi-decade photography project that has consumed his life, and given him amazing insights into Japanese society, and the fantastically diverse family links that exists between parent and child.
"Presentation of the Day" on December 5, 2014.
Giving Light and Hope
BY RASYIDAH SAMAH
@ VOL 7
ON MAR 26, 2016
Rasyidah Samah of Autism Advocacates Brunei promotes awareness (and thus, understanding) that Autism Spectrum Disorder is a challenge which is shared not just with the family of affected children, but also society. The path of advocacy can be a lonely one, which is why it is important to surround yourself with positive people.
My Life in Transition: A Personal Journey to Living Authentically
BY MARNI PANAS
@ VOL 25
ON JUN 09, 2016
"This may suprise you but I'm Catholic. When I asked my priest if our family could continue to practice our faith, he said, 'I have no idea...but we will walk this journey together."
Marni Panas shares a heroic story of transitioning from her assigned male gender into the woman she always has been. She talks the challenges and joys of finally living one's life authentically and proudly as a transgender woman.
Autism and Art
BY MISOUDA HEUANGSOUKKHOUN
@ VOL 5
ON MAR 02, 2017
Misouda Heuangsoukkhoun, the artist, the social worker and the passionate woman found a great way to combine what feeds her life for the benefit of children with autism in Laos. She shares with us her passions and her commitment to a young boy with autism, letting us enter their working space. Step by step we follow the boy’s artistic skills and drawings blooming under her wings.