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Focus comic – Chinese issue in production

Focus comic – Chinese issue in production

The Chinese issue of Focus comic is now in production. Focus is more than a comic, it is part of a social initiative that maintains dignity for those on the spectrum, by removing the stigma associated with autism. We promote greater representation, inclusion and accessibility. Thank you to all the Focus comic project contributors. If…

Kids interviews on Super Heroes and Comics

Kids interviews on Super Heroes and Comics

Yvonne Wan, the creator of Focus comic and social cultural anthropologist had the pleasure of interviewing some of the kids at the Focus comic summer camp about some of their favorite super heroes and comics. Check out the following fun interviews. In this film, Jett makes a new friend and talks about comics and the…

Focus Comic Art Summer Camp. Free for autistic kids and young adults – Week 6

Focus Comic Art Summer Camp. Free for autistic kids and young adults – Week 6

We are 6 weeks into our Focus comic free summer camp for kids and young adults with autism. This week, we had fun teaching the kids how to create super hero clay masks to help them feel empowered. We also created some family hand print plaques and gave the kids a tour of the Kilns….

ABC15 News honors Douglas Hebert with a Hero Award for his contribution to society through the Focus Comic Project

ABC15 News honors Douglas Hebert with a Hero Award for his contribution to society through the Focus Comic Project

Thank you ABC15 News for honoring Douglas Hebert with a hero award for his contribution to society through the Focus comic project. Douglas Hebert is a certified art teacher and is the main artist for Focus comic, and is responsible for coaching the Focus comic interns to help them fulfill their creative potential. Doug is also the head art…

Focus Comic Free Summer Camp : New Class

Focus Comic Free Summer Camp : New Class

The next new Focus comic summer camp project will start Aug 17 2019 in Phoenix. The next class is a family project for families with autistic kids and young adults. Each family member will have the opportunity to make a clay handprint plaque bearing their name and the date of the hand print ceremony for…

Focus Comic Art Summer Camp. Free for autistic kids and young adults – Week 5

Focus Comic Art Summer Camp. Free for autistic kids and young adults – Week 5

We are 5 weeks into our Focus comic free summer camp for kids and young adults with autism. This week, we had fun teaching the kids how to create super hero clay masks to help them feel empowered. We taught them manual ways of creating thin slabs of clay, as well as using the slab…

Silent auction

Silent auction

Check out the following pieces of art available for silent auction. All items are original art pieces. All proceeds will be used towards the Focus project. Please visit our ‘About’ page to learn more about the Focus project. The silent auction ends September 7th at noon. Payment will need to be made on the September…

Athena Finger Grand Daughter of the Co Creator of Batman Supports Focus comic

Athena Finger Grand Daughter of the Co Creator of Batman Supports Focus comic

Thank you Athena Finger, grand daughter of the co creator of Batman for supporting Focus comic and autism awareness. We had the privilege of meeting her at San Diego Comic Con this year, and she was delighted to spend time to talk to us about the Focus project. Check out what she has to say…

Ellen Dubin of Star Wars Supports Focus comic at San Diego Comic con

Ellen Dubin of Star Wars Supports Focus comic at San Diego Comic con

Thank you Ellen Dubin for supporting Focus comic and autism awareness at San Diego Comic Con. Check out her interview here by clicking play. Ellen talks about why she believes autism awareness is important and her thoughts on Focus the autistic super hero. Did you know Ellen Dubin played a character called Jeri Slate in…

Joe Ochman of Transformers Supports Focus comic at San Diego Comic con

Joe Ochman of Transformers Supports Focus comic at San Diego Comic con

Thank you Joe Ochman, known for Transformers in Disguise, High Tower for supporting Focus comic and autism awareness and acceptance. Please support us by ordering a copy of Focus comic through this website or through one of our retail partners. Thank you.

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