One Autistic Artist Dreams About “What Autism Really Is”

Last summer, we shared Diego Raf Diaz's story, an autistic artist with a dream to create an animated film. His first attempt at fundraising wasn't successful but Diego's determination to make his film still burns bright! If we, as an autism community rally around him and support his efforts...we can make his dream come true. Diego wants to use his talent as an animator to tell the real stories of autistic people. He's calling it, "What Autism Really Is." Diego was diagnosed with autism at an early age. He says that watching videos had a huge … [Read more...]

Raising Awareness through “The Gift of Autism”

Diego Raf Diaz has a dream. He wants to use his talent as an animator to tell the real stories of autistic people. He's calling it, "The Gift of Autism." Diego was diagnosed with autism at an early age. He says that watching videos had a huge impact on him, especially Pinocchio and the Land Before Time. The characters were his friends. It was his love for these shows and his talent for drawing that turned his attention towards creating animations. Now he wants to use his creativity and passion to make a difference in the world for those with … [Read more...]