Category Archives: Nashville!

Autism Awareness Month, Year 2-0

Dominating our 20th annual Autism Awareness Month are issues of finding transportation to work; wages management;* that yet, unfinished art website, and my own next career move. Grace was diagnosed with autism in 1997—so, two decades with this known “disorder” are in the books. Promoting awareness long ago became less of a focus and more… Continue Reading

Farewell Ode to November

Farewell Ode to November

It has arrived. The dark of this Wednesday, the last of November. Most of the previous 29 days masqueraded as Indian summer;  the chorus of fall rising in a parched crescendo at month’s end. Monday morning’s buffet brunch of chill, hue, and aroma roused my senses from their dull preoccupation. It is November. My sudden… Continue Reading

Grace Goad, Art & Autism Capture the News Spotlight Locally + Nationally

“All news is good news.” We are grateful for the coverage by News Channel 5 of Grace Goad’s art and a blurb for our inclusive nonprofit social enterprise we’re launching to support artists with disAbilities to create, exhibit, and sell their work.  Note the “cooking” reference by the anchor is a long-term optional plan for artists… Continue Reading

An Unforgettable Story of Familial Love and Heartbreaking Choices

An Unforgettable Story of Familial Love and Heartbreaking Choices

Indie Lens Pop-Up in Partnership with The Arc Tennessee brings a FREE Nashville Screening of Mini and Dona with a panel discussion following on November 20. “Heart-wrenching. The film is as unflinching as it is beautiful, chronicling difficult decision-making that comes to involve the whole extended family.” — The New York Times What happens when… Continue Reading

Art & Film ~ Nashville & Elsewhere

Art & Film ~ Nashville & Elsewhere

Got a start on your holiday shopping yet? We’ve got lots of fun options for you! In the process, we are excited to be engaged in promoting some fabulous independent films that shine the spotlight on autism/disAbility. Here’s the details ordered by date. Mon., October 26, 9-10:30 PM, *ET/PT* HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO, premieres on HBO.… Continue Reading