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Writer/Curator/Founder of The Autism Acceptance Project. Contributing Author to Between Interruptions: Thirty Women Tell the Truth About Motherhood, and Concepts of Normality by Wendy Lawson, and soon to be published Gravity Pulls You In. Writing my own book. Lecturer on autism and the media and parenting. Current graduate student Critical Disability Studies and most importantly, mother of Adam -- a new and emerging writer.

“There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.” -- Baruch Spinoza

Thursday, November 02, 2006

 

Joy of Autism Event Opening Photos

As promised, here are a few of the photos from October 5th opening at Lonsdale Gallery of The Joy of Autism: Redefining Abiltiy and Quality of Life. I have yet to get you good installation shots.

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Larry Bissonnette among incoming crowd.

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Jonathan and Alan Lerman and Estee Klar-Wolfond

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Crowd begins to fill The Lonsdale Gallery.

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More Guests.

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Guests.

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Master of Ceremonies: CTV News' Ken Shaw.

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President of TAAProject Board, Dr. Nehama Baum.

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Crowd.

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Crowd.

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Guests listening to my speech -- notice only my mother is smiling. :)

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Of course, Jonathan is smiling too -- just before he yelled, "SELF ESTEEM!"

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Larry "speaks" to the crowd. You do not see the screen upon which his words could also be viewed as they were written.

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Martine Stonehouse speaks. An autistic board member "in waiting."

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Michael Moon speaks. He is also an autistic member of the TAAProject Board.

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Brian Henson speaks. Brian is also an autistic member of the TAAProject Board.

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Ellen Yack, TAAProject Board Member.

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Brian among some of his photos.

6 Comments:

Blogger Ed said...

Thanks for sharing the pictures. Im glad to get see more of what youre doing. Looks exciting!
Thanks, Ed

3:17 PM  
Blogger Chelle said...

Thank you for sharing your photos!

5:21 PM  
Blogger Chelle said...

Thank you for sharing your photos!

5:21 PM  
Blogger Kev said...

Thanks for the photos Estee - looks great :o)

2:23 AM  
Anonymous Ms Clark said...

Ooooh, those were worth the wait. You sure look like your mother! :-)

4:57 AM  
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