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A Different Way to Visualize Rhythm

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Animating Autism

This touching video shows how creative project-based learning is making a real impact on students with autism!

http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/412027/creative-expression-autism/

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We couldn’t agree more!  That’s why we have a creative arts program for young adults on the autism spectrum.  Here’s an animation project these artists made last summer:

Educators and Urban Youth Show How Afterschool Arts Programs Can Succeed

http://www.wallacefoundation.org/view-latest-news/events-and-presentations/Pages/VIDEO-Something-to-Say-Success-Principles-for-Afterschool-Arts-Programs.aspx

Credit:  The Wallace Foundation

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A Really Awesome Guy Got Tired of Being Bullied by Trolls

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Shane Koyczan was bullied as a child. He took the pain that haunted him for all these years and put it into an amazing video.

http://www.upworthy.com/a-really-awesome-guy-got-tired-of-being-bullied-by-trolls-so-he-made-this-well-played?c=bl3

Kids who are bullying victims are more than twice as likely to have suicidal thoughts and more than two and a half times as likely to attempt suicide as kids who aren’t. Suicide is the third-biggest killer of young people in the United States. Girls are at higher risk.

If you’d like to see more of Shane’s work, you can Like him on Facebook. You canbuy the graphic novel and the album here. To learn more about how to stop bullying, check out StopBullying.gov.

 

Courtesy of Upworthy.com