There is a lot that comes to mind when talking about American Culture: The history of the USA, the founding fathers, the geographic landscape, the huge variety of cultures residing in American Culture, the native Culture of Indians, the Black Culture introduced through the history of slavery from Africa and so, so much more…
Here is a unique take on living in America by 2016 INAP recipient for Visual Arts at the 7th annual ANCA World Autism Festival, Elizabeth Pritchard of Paperbag Comic – “Below are some comic strips I created for the College at Brockport’s student-run newspaper, the Stylus” ~ Liz Pritchard
More to come as we develop this page…
Kelly Green’s Autism Highway Chalk Festival Workshop
…was inspirational, and hearing all of the great accomplishments and connections she’s made is amazing. Chalk is such an accessible device that can be used to connect communities together. Art is a powerful vehicle that can be utilized to connect and communicate with others, and I’m looking forward to chalking it up this coming year at the ANCA regionals!
Vell Baria and Joely Colmer’s Advocacy as Autistic Women Workshop was very accurate, engaging, and insightful. This workshop was a great chance to interact and be with my peers, and I really enjoyed the connections we all made.
—Liz Pritchard, Rochester, New York, USA
NB: As a result of Elizabeth's experience at the 2016 ANCA World Autism Festival, she went on to represent AWAF as USA ANCA World Ambassador at the inaugural AWAF Kick-Off for Region #1 in Covina, California, USA, hosted by Kelly Green!