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November 2018


ART OF AUTISM PROJECTS

The Art of Autism People of Diversity, Speaking Project. This project is the Art of Autism ongoing photo and interview database. Email PODSartofautism@gmail.com to participate.

Coming Soon – The Art of Autism will be partnering with Mainly Mozart for a music-themed art contest for genius week May 31 – June 9, 2019. The theme of Genius Week is nurturing the Mozart within all of us. Details will be announced in October 2019.

Thank you to all participants and Keri Bowers who has curated the Art of Autism’s 3rd annual Poems & Art for Peace in the month of September.

Award winners have been posted for the Disability Rights Legal Center/Art of Autism contest. Thanks to all who participated.

 

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES
Art of Possibilities Exhibit – Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute invites artists with disabilities to submit artwork to participate in the 55th Art of Possibilities Art Show & Sale.Artists must pay for their own shipping. Deadline 1/31/19.

Society Assets sponsors youth art contest. Cash Prizes for Kingergarten through High School students. Theme is “Ability … not Disability” Deadline Nov. 12, 2018.

Be a Famous Writer Contest – Mrs. P invites your class to write a story on the topic of HEROES for the 2018 contest theme, no less than 250 words and not to exceed 1,000 words. It may be fiction or non-fiction. Any classroom from Kindergarten through 4th grade may enter. Just one story per classroom!  Contest Open from Oct. 15 – Dec. 15, 2018.

Scholarships

John’s Crazy Socks announces $3,000 Autism I Can Do Scholarship.  Deadline Dec. 15, 2018

The Churchill Foundation has created a $5,800 scholarship with Serafin Martinez and a professor from Illinois that will benefit students with disabilities, specifically autism.  Deadline December 29, 2018. Link: https://churchillpublicadjusters.com/public-adjusters-autism-scholarship/

Kerry Magro has announced a $500 autism scholarship. Deadline April 29, 2019. For high-school autistic students who plan on continuing their education at a post-secondary program in 2019-2020.

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Thanks to all our fans who have created Facebook birthday donations, The Art of Autism is now paying neurodivergent bloggers (those with autism and other developmental disabilities as well as those with a mental illness diagnosis) for their blogs. See details here.

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