Stories on autism stories

The Facing Autism event movie

The Facing Autism event movie

On November 2, 2013 at the Muncie Civic Theatre 350 community members gathered to hear nine stories from those facing autism. Mayor Dennis Tyler opened the event, the Prism Project performed, and Interlock distributed more than 700+ Facing Autism in Muncie Books. We actually ran out of books at the event. We didn’t anticipate such […]

Home Plate

Home Plate

Dennis’s Story. He is 32. Watch the reading of Dennis’s story from the Facing Autism Event. /// I’ve come a long way in overcoming my fears from that first moment of Luke’s diagnosis when I thought he would never be able to fully participate in organized sports and feel a part of a team; when […]

Journeying from Disbelief to Acceptance

Journeying from Disbelief to Acceptance

The Facing Project is a community storytelling project that connects people through stories to strengthen communities. Each project matches a community’s writers with individuals facing a certain topic, and the writer writes as if they are that individual, in the first person. If you’d like to be a part of this nationwide storytelling movement GO HERE. […]

Tackle

Tackle

Chad’s Story.  He is 36. Watch the reading of Chad’s story from the Facing Autism Event. /// Jackson’s heart is unbelievably big. I am most proud that he can see the good in others. On his first day of kindergarten, a child who wanted Jackson’s eyeglasses bullied him. At one point, the child tried to […]