Awake To Autism

 

WE DID IT!

Together we went on a 30 day journey to awake to life with autism, participate in Autism Awareness Month and spread kindness in our homes, schools, communities and workplaces.  

Your journey doesn’t have to stop here!  

YOU CAN CONTINUE YOUR AWAKENING EXPERIENCE BY PURCHASING YOUR OWN DOWNLOADABLE VERSION OF THE ENTIRE “AWAKEN TO AUTISM” SERIES!

You will receive our award winning short documentary film, Just Like You – Autism segmented into 10 – 1-3 minute episodes and paired with 20 empathy exercises (curriculum) and a list of recommended resources created by Changing Perspectives for only $50!

The 30 Day Awake to Autism Experience Includes:

– 2 or 3 short video segments that you can watch anywhere, anytime featuring JLY Films’ stars sharing their stories of life with autism

-2 empathy exercises that you can do at home, with your family, your child’s classroom or workplace

-A few links to recommended books and videos to deepen your understanding this unique circumstance 

-Customizable Autism Awareness Completion Certificate

Subscribe below to receive The 30 Day Awake to Autism Experience in your inbox each week of April 2019 – Autism Awareness Month.  

The 30 Day Awake To Autism Experience

WEEK 1

April 1 – 6

Episode 1 – “I Have Autism”

Meet Austin, Christian and Morgan and their best friends. When you meet someone who is a little different than you, you might be scared or uncomfortable. But, once you learn more about it, you get used to it. Because, then you have knowledge it helps you understand.  

Episode 2 – “What is Autism” 

No one knows for sure why kids have autism. Scientists and doctors are working hard to figure it out. What we do know is that autism affects the way the brain and body work. For kids who have autism, their senses, thought processes, communications and body movements happen differently. It causes them to experience the world in a very unique way. LINKS EXPIRING IN 1 DAY

Episode 3  – “Autism Can Affect The Way Kids See The World”

Autism affects the way kids take the world in through their senses. Situations that seem very normal to most people can be extremely painful to kids with autism. Specifically, autism can impact kids eyesight. LINKS EXPIRING IN 2 DAY

Watch Episode 3

Download Empathy Exercises

WEEK 2

April 7 – 13

Episode 4 – “Autism Can Affect The Way Kids Hear”

Autism can also impact kids sense of hearing. LINKS EXPIRING IN 3 DAY

Watch Episode 4

Download Empathy Exercises

Episode 5 – “Autism Can Affect The Way Kids Smell and Taste”

Autism can also impact kids sense of smell and taste. LINKS EXPIRING IN 4 DAY

Watch Episode 5

Download Empathy Exercises

WEEK 3

April 14 – 20

Episode 6 – “Autism Can Affect The Way Kids Feel Things” 

Autism can also impact kids sense of touch. LINKS EXPIRING IN 5 DAY

Watch Episode 6

Download Empathy Exercises

Episode 7 – “Kids Living With Autism Cope in Unique Ways” 

Kids with Autism have unique ways of dealing with the world. LINKS EXPIRING IN 6 DAY

Watch Episode 7

Download Empathy Exercises

WEEK 4

April 7 – 13

Episode 8 – “Kids Living With Autism Process The World In Unique Ways”

Kids who have autism process the world differently. Some kids process in pictures, other see only patterns and others memorize facts about certain subjects. LINKS EXPIRING IN 7 DAY

Watch Episode 8

Download Empathy Exercises

Episode 9 – “Why I am Friends with Someone Who Lives with Autism”

 Once you learn about what autism is, you get used to it. Because when you have knowledge, you understand and, it’s easy to accept. LINKS EXPIRING IN 8 DAY

Watch Episode 9

Download Empathy Exercises

Episode 10 – “How to Be a Good Friend To Kids Living With Autism” 

It’s easy to be a good friend to someone living with autism. LINKS EXPIRING IN 9 DAY

Watch Episode 10

Download Empathy Exercises

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HOSTING AND SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE!

By sponsoring or hosting The 30 Day Awake to Autism Experience in your community, workplace, school, home or on your online platforms , you will be joining a MidAmerican Emmy Award-winning production team and a deeply empathetic and experienced group of educators in distributing beautiful films and life-changing curriculum that will create a kinder more compassionate world.

As non-profit organizations, the existence of Just Like You Films (JLYF) and Changing Perspectives rely solely on the support of people like you to provide enlightening, engaging and most importantly free content. 100% of your support goes back to JLYF and Changing Perspectives to further tell the story of people living with a unique circumstance like autism among others and create powerful tools in the fight against bullying.

This is your chance to get involved in a tangible way and to make a lasting impact on our community, and the world.

To join Just Like You Films and Changing Perspectives as a host or sponsor for The 30 Day Awake to Autism Experience contact Jen Greenstreet, JLYF Founder/CEO/Filmmaker, at jen@jlyfilms.org or 816.260.3187.

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