are determined to get this important message out there, not only for
adults who need support in recovery from trauma, but also for
with autism and their families," says Paradiz, who is Executive Director
of The Autistic Global Initiative in Boulder. The debut of the
this spring kicked off a series of national initiatives aimed at
bringing awareness to this still hidden, yet pervasive, problem. The
country remains uninformed on the urgent need for capacity-building in
education, research, employment, housing and residential support,
community involvement for those on the autism spectrum.
on both adult and childhood issues, this movie and panel discussion is
recommended for parents, advocates, professionals, and
educators as a
window into what trauma can look like for people with autism spectrum
movie is presented through the Roaring Fork Autism Network Speaker
Series, an education initiative of RFAN, Extreme Sports Camp,
it Up Blue and is co-hosted by the Aspen Hope Center.