The Autism Society of Southern Arizona's Autism Walk & Resource Fair. The 2019 event will be at the Kino Sports Complex on Saturday, April 6th.
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Featured on the March 28th, 2019 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:
- This week we explore some of the untold stories of living with autism, from accepting the first diagnosis to learning to see the world in a new way. Three people share heartfelt stories about their experiences, in advance of The Autism Society of Southern Arizona’s 13th Annual Walk and Resource Fair on Saturday, April 6th at the Kino Sports Complex.
Mark McLemore guides Brie Seward, Josh Anbar, and Katie Murdoch through recording their "Untold Stories of Autism" roundtable discussion.
- In a new installment of The Word, essayist Adiba Nelson gives advice about the conversation she says more parents should have with their kids, about how to make friends with children who have special needs. Music by Jaime J. Soto, on Instagram @Jaime Soto.
- And, the works of author, satirist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston are form part of the mid-20th century movement known as "The Harlem Renaissance". Mark talks with Broadway actress Vanessa Bell Calloway about Hurston's accomplished life. Calloway stars in a one-woman show called Letters from Zora at the Invisible Theatre on April 6th & 7th.
Vanessa Bell Calloway as Zora Neale Hurston in "Letters from Zora".