Go, Read: Reaching My Autistic Son Through Disney
The NY Times just posted a beautifully written article about an autistic boy who slowly learned to interact openly and honestly with his family via the dialogue and facial/body expressions in Disney cartoons.

If you make cartoons, watch cartoons, love cartoons or have ever had even the smallest emotional epiphany due to something you’d seen in a cartoon, I wholeheartedly recommend you read it. The article is adapted from the upcoming book Life, Animated by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist — and father of the titular “son” — Ron Suskind.
WARNING: When you get to the part about “sidekicks,” you WILL tear up.
Click here to read!

Go, Read: Reaching My Autistic Son Through Disney

The NY Times just posted a beautifully written article about an autistic boy who slowly learned to interact openly and honestly with his family via the dialogue and facial/body expressions in Disney cartoons.

If you make cartoons, watch cartoons, love cartoons or have ever had even the smallest emotional epiphany due to something you’d seen in a cartoon, I wholeheartedly recommend you read it. The article is adapted from the upcoming book Life, Animated by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist — and father of the titular “son” — Ron Suskind.

WARNING: When you get to the part about “sidekicks,” you WILL tear up.

Click here to read!

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