Media

EVENT “BE SAFE”
How successfully interact with the Police
Hosted by Autism Unites

MEDIA: NPR
FOR PARENTS OF YOUNG BLACK MEN WITH AUTISM, EXTRA FEAR ABOUT POLICE 

NPROn August 20, 2014 Autism Unites hosted “BE SAFE the MOVIE” in collaboration with Culver City Police and Emily Iland, the creator and the facilitator of the program. On August 23, 2014 NPR (National Public Radio) broadcasted the story For Parents of Young Black Men with Autism, Extra Fear About Police”.   http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2014/08/23/342688183/for-parents-of-young-black-men-with-autism-extra-fear-about-police

MEDIA: BEYOND BLACK & WHITE
FERGUSON, MO REMINDS PARENTS  WITH BLACK AUTISTIC YOUNG MEN OF THEIR WORST NIGHTMARE  

event be safe 8-20-2014 ElijahThe article was posted by the mother of Elijah, a young adult with autism who attended the event “Be Safe” hosted by Autism Unites on 8-20-2014: Elijah mom writes: “In light of the recent events surrounding the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri I again have to face one of my worst nightmares. Although my son Elijah is biracial, he appears to be a young black man who could at any time find himself the target of police violence.” read article@.
http://www.beyondblackwhite.com/ferguson-mo-reminds-parents-black-autistic-young-men-worst-nightmare/

DOCUMENTARY
“THROUGH THE HEART OF TANGO”

 Autism Community Integration through Arts
Produced by Autism Unites in collaboration with Inclusion Films & Liza Krassner

MEDIA: PBS SOCAL
“PBS SOCAL PRESENTS DOCUMENTARY ABOUT FINDING FRIENDSHIP THROUGH TANGO

COSTA MESA, Calif. (July 16, 2014) – PBS SoCaL, PBS for Greater Los Angeles, will premiere “Through the Heart of Tango” (Autism Unites Documentary) on Sunday, July 27 at 7 p.m. on PBS SoCaL Plus (Ch. 50.2 over-the-air) with an encore presentation Thursday, August 7 at 12:30 a.m. on PBS SoCaL.

Read the blog at http://www.pbssocal.org/blogs/media-room/pbs-socal-presents-documentary-about-finding-friendship-through-tango/

MEDIA: ABC7 EYEWITNESS NEWS
HEART OF TANGO CONNECTS AUTISTIC STUDENTS” 

logo - eyewitness news 7ABC7 Eyewitness News came to the Silent River Film Festival in Irvine to interview those who attended the screening of “Through the Heart of Tango” on October 20th, 2013.   It was aired on October 21. Here is the link: http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/video?id=9294684

MEDIA: ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT
“AUTISTIC STUDENTS CONNECT THROUGH THE HEART OF TANGO” 

ET LogoPosted by Entertainment Tonight Online Staff on June 10, 2013. Click the link to view video:  http://www.etonline.com/movies/134964_Autistic_Students_Connect_Through_Heart_of_Tango/

MEDIA: CBS KCAL9
“FILM COMPANY HELPS ADULTS WITH AUTISM GET INTO MOVIE BUSINESS”

CBS KCAL9 Los Angeles (April 25, 2012)
Joey Travolta and Bonnie Tiegel talked to Dave Gonzales and Sandra Mitchell of KCAL9 about Inclusion Films. Film clips from Through the Heart of Tango are featured.

MEDIA: PRLOG Press Release Distribution
“STUDENTS WITH AUTISM AND OTHER DISABILITIES OPEN UP ‘THROUGH THE HEART OF TANGO’ ”

PRLog Press Release Logo

AUTISM UNITES IN MEDIA
(Year 2014)

MEDIA: ART OF AUTISM NEWSLETTER
“AUTISM UNITES:  THE POWER OF 
RELATIONSHIPS AND CONNECTIONS”

Posted by Debra Hosseini on March 10, 2014 in the  Art of Autism Newsletter. Read the full story at: http://the-art-of-autism.com/autism-unites-the-power-of-relationships-and-connections/

HaniNaserLast Saturday I had the pleasure to meet with Lana David and Susan Osborne to talk about their nonprofit Autism Unites… Autism Unites is the umbrella for Autism Spectrum Integrated Services (ASIS) and the Los Angeles Vocational Academy of the Arts. “Our program is about the art of connection,” Executive Director Susan Osborne says. Read full story…

AUTISM UNITES FUNDRAISER
February
27, 2014

MEDIA: TOPANGA MESSENGER:
“STAR-STUDDED TOPANGA ROCUMENTARY  TO BENEFIT YOUNG ADULTS WITH AUTISM”

Posted on 3-13-2014 in Topanga Messenger.
Read the full story at: http://www.topangamessenger.com/story_detail.php?ArticleID=6619

Star-Studded <i>Topanga</i> Rockumentary to Benefit Young Adults with Autism

While chronicling three decades of America’s most iconic musicians and their music that flourished in mid- to late-century Topanga, filmmakers will work side by side with young autistic adults and teach them the trade. Read full story…

MEDIA: AUTISM LIVE
” AUTISM UNITES’  STUDENTS ARE TO BE INTERNS FOR THE FILM PRODUCTION COMPANY”  

Video above: Interview on TV channel “AUTISM LIVE” aired on 2-4-2014: The guests are Susan Osborne, the Executive Director of Autism Unites and George Paige, award-winning producer  and the director of GPA Entertainment.

Please note: the collaboration between Autism Unites & George Paige Productions on the Topanga docudmentary never materialized.

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