2017 Visual Art Contest Winners

By Sandra Clark

We are pleased to share the winning works from our visual art contest.   About the Artists 1st Place Winner, Anne Mecham Gregerson:  I grew up in Idaho, the daughter of an avid outdoorsman. Following my dad over mountain trails, and floating the South Fork of the Snake River with him in the old yellow …

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Defining Disability: Autism, the Social Model, and Negative Space

By Kessia Robinson

“Oomby-goomby-a-la-maaaaa!” Darren said, reaching out with a claw-like hand. We didn’t know the exact words the shaman used to rip victims’ hearts out inIndiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, but “oomby-goomby” was close enough. For weeks after watching the film, Darren, the prankster among us six kids, would chase each one of us around …

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