Posts Tagged “autism”

Focus Comic – Autism Awareness Community Out Reach Event at Ace Comic con

Focus Comic – Autism Awareness Community Out Reach Event at Ace Comic con

Above: Focus Creator Yvonne Wan. Autistic Presenter: Gaby Tyrrell. Interviewing the public at Ace Comic Con.   Yvonne Wan, social cultural anthropologist and creator of Focus comic held another community outreach event to raise autism awareness over the weekend at Ace Comic-Con. So far we have held four community outreach events: Phoenix Comicon, Phoenix Fan…

Focus Comic – Autistic Families Unite at a Community Out Reach Event at Tucson Comicon

Focus Comic – Autistic Families Unite at a Community Out Reach Event at Tucson Comicon

Yvonne Wan, Certified Social Cultural Anthropologist and Creator of Focus met with families and the general public at Tucson Comicon 2017. She conducted ethnographic interviews with families at the event. Focus is not just a comic, it is a social cause campaign that challenges the negative stigma associated with autism and help autistic kids feel…

Autism Awareness & Acceptance Ethnographic Documentary

Autism Awareness & Acceptance Ethnographic Documentary

Hello, My name is Yvonne Wan, I am a Social Cultural Anthropologist. I have been studying autistic families in the past 12 months as a participant observer in my local community. The issue of Autism Spectrum Disorder is important because it affects over 3 million individuals in the U.S. and tens of millions worldwide. In…

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