KRESA http://wmuk.org en Could Art Help Us Understand Autism? http://wmuk.org/post/could-art-help-us-understand-autism <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last year, Western Michigan University art students took a class that examined art made by kids with autism to better understand how they communicate.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Now the Autism &amp; Visual Art Project has blossomed to a global program that includes workshop materials for educators, </span><a href="http://wmich.edu/art/news/archive/2013-14/all-for-one.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">an exhibit</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and even a documentary film.</span></p><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:45:13 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 15609 at http://wmuk.org Could Art Help Us Understand Autism? Program helps young adults with disabilities become more independent http://wmuk.org/post/program-helps-young-adults-disabilities-become-more-independent <p></p><p><em>&nbsp;CORRECTION: The original story called the featured organization the Kalamazoo Regional Education Service Agency. The correct name is the Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For young adults with disabilities, finding a career path after high school can be difficult.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.kresa.org/site/default.aspx?PageID=1" style="line-height: 1.5;">Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;facilitates the transition from student to employed worker.</span></p><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 17:37:24 +0000 Nancy Camden 11737 at http://wmuk.org Program helps young adults with disabilities become more independent