Maryland Sensory Friendly Concert Announcement!

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Here's the news our Maryland fans have been waiting for.... our next SFC will be April 12th and we've got the Rob Levit Trio performing! Rob is the Director of a local nonprofit, Creating Communities, and we are extremely fortunate and honored to be the recipient of a grant from this organization, which has been enabling us to bring Sensory Friendly Concerts to the Baltimore/Annapolis area since 2011!  If it … [Read more...]

Self Advocates Speak!

Feb 15th

THIS EVENT IS HAPPENING TONIGHT! For those of you in Maryland, it has stopped snowing and roads are fine - see you there! We are pleased to announce a very special conversation with Wolf Dunaway (of PBS’s Neurotypical  documentary - and out of respect for our friend, Paula Durbin Westby, also please read what she has to say on being featured in this film) and Sunny Cefaratti (renowned Musical … [Read more...]

This is Autism

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We are honored to be a part of the This is Autism Flashblog, in response to what Autism Speaks was telling the world last week. If you are not aware of these current state of affairs, we ask you to please read John Elder Robison's resignation letter, and these letters by Autism Society and The ARC, in response to Suzanne Wright's blog post. So we'd like to point out two super cool things about autism right … [Read more...]

A Shiny New Musical Autist!

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Boom!! How about our new logo and fresh coat of paint on our website?? Yeah we're pretty psyched. :) We wanna give a big shout out to our friend Ben, at Brand Army.  Ben's a logo design genius. Look again at our new logo above. Yep, it looks like a Kokopelli (a Native American symbol for music), but look again, and you'll see a FLAPPING HAND! Look in the "negative space" and you'll see a taupe-colored thumb … [Read more...]

Milestones for The Musical Autist

A couple weekends ago some very monumental things happened for The Musical Autist. First, we pulled off THREE hugely successfully Sensory Friendly Concerts on the same day. Then when CJ got home from the SFC in Maryland, she found out that WE GOT OUR TRADEMARK!! This means we are now registered with the US national trademark office and we can use the ® symbol instead of the ™ symbol. It also means that we … [Read more...]

Autreat bound!

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Sunny and CJ are so psyched! (Wow say *that* five times fast) They'll be attending Autism Network International's annual Autreat conference for the next two days. They're wishing they could afford to go for the whole week, but they've already been to so many conferences this year (goodness, how many is it now?) they're content with just going for two of the five days. (This certainly has been "the year of … [Read more...]