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Tuesday May 15th, 2012

Posted at 12:15pm

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On Wednesday, Autism advocate, speaker, and workshop leader Keri Bowers is bringing her Art of Autism tour to Windsor. Her documentary, Normal People Scare Me, has been featured on CNN and every major American television network, as well as several entertainment shows.

Bowers is the founder of Normal Films and the co-founder of The Art of Autism. Her mission began when her son, Taylor was diagnosed with autism. Keri and her son, who is now 23, have made three films and travelled around the world speaking and presenting workshops. Her exhibit, The Art of Autism features artists with Asperger’s syndrome or high functioning Autism.

The intelligence level of these individuals borders on genius, and their artwork is absolutely amazing and presents a doorway into the minds of those on the Autism Spectrum.

It takes place Wednesday at Willisted Manor from 4pm to 8:30pm.

The Art of Autism, opening reception & short talk with Keri Bowers is from 4pm to 5:30pm. Tickets are $10 per person, and includes dessert & beverages.

“ARTISM – The Art of Autism” art exhibit. This multi city tour has been hosted around North America. This collection of artwork helps to provide a creative entry point into understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Entry is free.

A free information session with Keri Bowers who will provide the audience with an information session entitled, “Mapping Transitions to Your Child’s Future” runs from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

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