Hot Topic............!! We all remember that viral-video of Jason McElwain : the Autistic Basketball manager made, star " J-Mac." If you don't? Well then, just Google it. He is everywhere. A talented, dedicated guy that got a 1 in a million chance to be a superstar!! That 2006 moment from his life was transformative. Transformative for him.
If 10 is the pinnacle...the peak. Where do we go from there? Well, naturally to eleven. The top of the scale with that little extra!! That's how I am feeling. 2010 was a BANNER year for the autistic community! We saw...The "A~League" an Autistic little League season which evolved into an Autism Youth Sports League
Time for another Artists and Autism HIGHLITE! For new readers~ A & A is a brilliant webpage on facebook! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Artists-and-Autism/366165741773?ref=ts Focusing and showcasing ART on, in and around the SPECTRUM!! People with ASD's and their care-givers are some of the most talented people on the planet! Has anyone ever seen or heard of Stephen Wiltshire...?
Let's hope so!! Especially if you're "UP THE CREEK!!" Seriously though, something very fun and exciting is on the horizon! Locally~ here in Marina Del Rey at the MARINA DEL REY BOAT RENTALS 13719 FIJI WAY, MDR . The amazing organization "The Global Autism Project "has GREAT EVENTS planned!! ~"Paddle for Autism" ~How much fun
It's OFFICIAL! The newly formed Autism Youth Sports League has hit the ground running Literally! At Thursday's 1st practice we ended it running... from an awesome summer thundershower/ downpour! I have come to the BELIEF that GOD was crying tears of JOY!! Joy that our special players finally have a LEAGUE TO CALL THEIR OWN!!
The "A~League" is set to SOAR! Now that OUR Boundary Quandary has been resolved we will PRESS~ON! Onward and Upward around those bases we will roll. This truly is an uplifting experience. That must move forward. We were running into that sticky proverbial red tape. The boundary rules in Williamsport are very explicit when it
What can I say about the Dad's of the A~LEAGUE?!! Can you say...'HAPPY CAMPERS'?? I can, because frankly we ALL are. But as most know...MEN are the best campers and HAPPIEST when camped out watching SPORTS! Live or otherwise! So many of our father's had closed the door on a little league experience. After an
NO Not the NEW DEFICIT!! ~~~"Ten Trillion" THANKS! To soo many. Last blog I started to thank all the Great Teens that helped our players. I just love the way "that looked"...seeing high-schoolers ready willing and able to help. Not having any experience with AUTISM yet, ready to take it on!! Very Brave indeed KUDOS
Already in the works! We are barely taking a breather... because baseball is still calling! We won't be home if the Avon lady reaches out this Summer! The moms of the A-League have other plans! Not to leave out the Dads~ Because THERE IS a strong representation on board. They will have to make a
Well here it is the end to a perfect start!! No, not "The ~End"...as in That's all folks! Because there is MORE , where that came from. Much MORE!! After seeing the overall success of this program, there is no-where to go but UP ! Our KIDS CAN PLAY BALL!! Very apparent and why not?