SHENANIGANS, one of Autism Improvised's three programs, is about communication - relating - flexible thinking - being open to new ideas - adapting to change - understanding context - having fun and making friends. We use the techniques of improvisational theater to practice games and exercises that address the social challenges and rigid thinking of Asperger’s and other mild-to-moderate autism spectrum and related conditions.
We have wonderful programs and many successes, and if we could, we’d do it all for just the love of it. But, frankly, we struggle. Like any business, we have costs - payroll for our incredible teaching team, insurances, rents, fees, and general operating expenses that often take us down to the wire. Your year-end donation will give us some breathing room to head into 2016 with enthusiasm for the new projects on the drawing board and keep the momentum going for our many friends on the spectrum who depend on our programs.
Will you please be a part of our continued and growing success by supporting us with your donation?
We're a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and your donation is deductible to the extent provided by law. (ID# 27-2151687) Use the Donate button on your left, or mail a check payable to Autism Improvised to:
PO Box 862097
Marietta, GA 30062
Now registering: Shenanigans Winter & Spring Classes; Code Breakers; and Bright Paths.
Our newest program, Bright Paths, addresses the unique challenges and vulnerabilities of young women ages 15-19, including those with Asperger's and compatible conditions, as they transition to adulthood. Our Decatur group is going strong, and we are now forming a group in the Kennesaw area.
We have received our exempt status as a 501(c)(3) non-profit! We hope that, with your support, we can build a scholarship fund to allow more people to benefit from our programs, and we can grow a stronger organization for the long term. If you'd like to be a part of our success, please click on the Donate button on the left.
Autism Improvised is now approved by the Georgia Dept of Vocational Rehabilitation as a direct services provider.
We are also pleased to announce our partnership with Georgia Tech's Excel, an inclusive postsecondary academy, through our Code Breakers program.
Our weekly classes are held at locations around metro Atlanta and continue throughout the year. We also partner with service organizations and schools to bring our classes to even more children and adults.
Want to see Shenanigans, Code Breakers, and Bright Paths in your area? We're always looking for new opportunities to bring our activities to more neighborhoods.
Call 770.354.5770 or email us for more information and to register.
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Autism Improvised is excited to be a production partner in CIRCLES, a short film project written and co-directed by Jesse Cramer. Circles is a story that authentically showcases a day in the life of individuals with autism, without any of the stereotypes and melodrama often portrayed in popular culture and cinema. With a neurodiverse cast and crew, including over 80% with autism, we believe the concept is groundbreaking in furthering autism understanding and acceptance.
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See the trailer!
Circles went to the AS Film Festival in Rome, Italy in November and came home winning its category!
Click here to see the CIRCLES feature our Atlanta NBC affiliate 11Alive did on the filming.