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There’s No Place Like Home

June 19th, 2019|

This past weekend we thoroughly enjoyed participating in the 27th annual Pasadena Chalk Festival here in our beloved home of Southern California. It was our 5th yr. on the ground amplifying the magnificence of the Autistic perspective in chalk at the world's largest street painting festival!! In past year's we have challenged this huge weekend

Our Chalk Festival’s Forever Angel… Louise

November 9th, 2018|

This week has been very difficult on the AutismHWY because we have lost our original patron saint, Catherine Louise Kirkland. My mother, Wyatt's grandmother, our rock of love and acceptance. Her calm and steady character has guided our HWY like the best GPS. Now she's taking a new, higher road where we will all meet again

The Forest Awaits You

May 10th, 2018|

There is an age-old saying about looking to the forest by perceiving beyond the trees. Go to the source #ActuallyAutistic people for inside information...   I think most folks have learned if you only focus on one tree you will likely miss that the tree is part of a larger community, a stand, a grove

AutismHWY Chalk Festival 2018 : Infinitely GR8!

April 24th, 2018|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yD1Z-N6qrQ It's hard to believe our 8th Festival looking up to and celebrating the HeART of Neurodiversity has already been chalked up, fully experienced and is now gone with the beautiful chalk dust wind! The fleeting beauty of our day filled with love; artistry, connection and friendship comes and goes within the BLINK of an eye every year!  You really should

Chalking Up Infinite Friendships

March 17th, 2018|

If you have never been to a Chalk Festival you should really remedy that. So much connection is happening at each and every event. Cities and communities are now feeling the 'power of the chalk' and festivals highlighting street art are popping up on many HWY's circling the globe!   Artists have always known the

Dreaming in Autistic Culture Technicolor

March 10th, 2018|

GIVING IT...OUR ALL. Soon it will be our favorite time of year! Time to share our lives with the community through our artistic translations at the AutismHWY Chalk festival. Heiroglyphicly baring our souls. Etching our heARTs and brilliant minds into the pavement. Over the years we have seen some powerful messages and some

Tracy Lee Stum Creates with the Neurotribe!

March 5th, 2018|

Going into our 8th year event I must say that "Southern California's hottest Autism acceptance" event has truly evolved! From a handful of friends and vendors chalking in various parking lots to the powerful diversity celebration in Downtown Covina that energizes our community locally & globally for Autism Acceptance every April! Creating a space for free reign Autistic creation

Growing A Conscience: Remembering To Be Human 2018

January 1st, 2018|

As we land into the year 2018 it seems that this is finally happening. People understanding the multi-faceted everyday marginalization of others and the harm that causes. We here at AutismHWY have been chalking up plans for this societal epiphany...all decade! Calling on people to please remember their humanity. Calling on people to listen to, respect and

Vibrating Three Dimensional Energy

September 14th, 2017|

That's what's happening. This universe, this planet, this country, this very vibrational moment in creation. Dimensions of humanistic expansions and remembrances of knowledge. Cutting edge knowledge that will be communicated through literature, science and the arts is truly about to blow-up!   "In the air" photo taken by event founder Barbara Hinton after day