Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2016’

The Arts

Letter from the Executive Director: Building Connections Through the Arts

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Friends, For most of us, the coming of age milestone of the 21st birthday is a time of optimism and […]

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Talking About Disabilities

Words Matter: The Dos and Don’ts When Talking About Disabilities

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Words matter. They help us understand each other and the things around us. Sometimes well-intentioned people do not know how […]

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Bimshwel

MHAF Featured Artist | Bimshwel Crimmenabim: Lessons On Embracing Humor and Curiosity

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Bimshwel Crimmenabim, Digital Artist and Painter Twitter | Facebook Bimshwel Crimmenabim is an artist living with autism who has been […]

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Autistic Depression

Autistic Depression: The Role of Diet and Hygiene

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Depression: We’ve all been there before. According to the World Health Organization, “an estimated 350 million people are affected.” Depression can […]

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Field Trips at Madison Fields: Inclusive, Educational, and Fun

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Last Friday, October 7th, 120 kindergarteners from College Gardens Elementary made a trip to Madison Fields in Dickerson, MD, along […]

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Music for a Mission

“Music for a Mission” in Pictures: A Community Celebration of Autism in the Arts

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The “Music for a Mission” benefit concert at BlackRock Center for the Arts was a rousing success! World-caliber performers, members […]

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Special Needs Planner

Autism Gurus | Financial and Special Needs Planner, Eric Jorgensen, CFP®

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MHAF is starting an exciting new series entitled “Autism Gurus” that features professionals who have significant experience and/or training in […]

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