Victor poses for the camera while creating an animation on an ipad.  The Saturday morning cartoon club provides the opportunity to create animations through various types of technology.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.     

Victor poses for the camera while creating an animation on an ipad.  The Saturday morning cartoon club provides the opportunity to create animations through various types of technology. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

 

 Participants work with program facilitators to develop their ideas.  Youth on the autism spectrum are encouraged to express themselves through animation at Saturday morning cartoon club.  In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task. 

Participants work with program facilitators to develop their ideas.  Youth on the autism spectrum are encouraged to express themselves through animation at Saturday morning cartoon club.

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task. 

 Sebastien flips through his script and story board as another participant walks by in the back ground.  Sebastien was excited to come to the cartoon club and to develop his animation script about a sage trying to save the future.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Sebastien flips through his script and story board as another participant walks by in the back ground.  Sebastien was excited to come to the cartoon club and to develop his animation script about a sage trying to save the future. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

 Marc-Antoine (right) and Anthony (left) play the piano after eating dinner at Friday Night Social Club.    In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Marc-Antoine (right) and Anthony (left) play the piano after eating dinner at Friday Night Social Club.  

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

 Raphael shows Felipe his revised story board for the animation he is creating.  Facilitator to participant feedback and support is essential to developing story ideas.  In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Raphael shows Felipe his revised story board for the animation he is creating.  Facilitator to participant feedback and support is essential to developing story ideas.

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

 Ariel adjusts a dinosaur figure at the stop motion station amidst props and costumes.  Spectrum Productions aims to offer their participants a range of experiences when creating media and video projects.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Ariel adjusts a dinosaur figure at the stop motion station amidst props and costumes.  Spectrum Productions aims to offer their participants a range of experiences when creating media and video projects. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

 Raphael holds his story board up after receiving feedback on his work. Other participants continue their individual work in the background.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Raphael holds his story board up after receiving feedback on his work. Other participants continue their individual work in the background. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

 A participant steadies himself in front of the camera.  Engaging in video work nurtures self confidence which benefits most other aspects of life.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

A participant steadies himself in front of the camera.  Engaging in video work nurtures self confidence which benefits most other aspects of life. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

 Loic, (left) a program facilitator interacts with Filipe as Raphael (right) turns to see another participant’s work.  Peer editing and revising are encouraged at the Saturday morning cartoon club.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task

Loic, (left) a program facilitator interacts with Filipe as Raphael (right) turns to see another participant’s work.  Peer editing and revising are encouraged at the Saturday morning cartoon club. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task

 Raphael (left) walks across the room while Elijah listens to music through his head phones and Felipe helps Sebastien with his video animation.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Raphael (left) walks across the room while Elijah listens to music through his head phones and Felipe helps Sebastien with his video animation. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

 Sebastian poses for the camera with his animation story board in between Felipe, the program facilitator (right) and Elijah another participant. Sebastian went on to create an intricate script for an animation during the program.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Sebastian poses for the camera with his animation story board in between Felipe, the program facilitator (right) and Elijah another participant. Sebastian went on to create an intricate script for an animation during the program. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

 Elijah  smiles while Felipe, the animation manager at Spectrum Production reviews his work. Other participants share the large work space and often encourage eachother.    In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Elijah  smiles while Felipe, the animation manager at Spectrum Production reviews his work. Other participants share the large work space and often encourage eachother.  

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

 Instructors and participants work together to film and record sound in the studio at Spectrum Productions. Everyone in encouraged to pursue their talents in front of the camera as well as develop new technical skills.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Instructors and participants work together to film and record sound in the studio at Spectrum Productions. Everyone in encouraged to pursue their talents in front of the camera as well as develop new technical skills. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

 Cory stands against a green screen while he is filmed engaging in a rap battle at Friday Night Social Club.  This was a new activity introduced at Social Club -- a program designed to emphasize fun and friendship through loosely structured activities.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Cory stands against a green screen while he is filmed engaging in a rap battle at Friday Night Social Club.  This was a new activity introduced at Social Club -- a program designed to emphasize fun and friendship through loosely structured activities. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

 Calvin, a program facilator reviews Sebastien’s script with him while other participants and faciliators work in the back ground.  The Saturday morning cartoon club works with about 10-15 participants each weekend.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Calvin, a program facilator reviews Sebastien’s script with him while other participants and faciliators work in the back ground.  The Saturday morning cartoon club works with about 10-15 participants each weekend. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

 Victor poses for the camera while creating an animation on an ipad.  The Saturday morning cartoon club provides the opportunity to create animations through various types of technology.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.     
 Participants work with program facilitators to develop their ideas.  Youth on the autism spectrum are encouraged to express themselves through animation at Saturday morning cartoon club.  In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task. 
 Sebastien flips through his script and story board as another participant walks by in the back ground.  Sebastien was excited to come to the cartoon club and to develop his animation script about a sage trying to save the future.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  
 Marc-Antoine (right) and Anthony (left) play the piano after eating dinner at Friday Night Social Club.    In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  
 Raphael shows Felipe his revised story board for the animation he is creating.  Facilitator to participant feedback and support is essential to developing story ideas.  In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  
 Ariel adjusts a dinosaur figure at the stop motion station amidst props and costumes.  Spectrum Productions aims to offer their participants a range of experiences when creating media and video projects.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  
 Raphael holds his story board up after receiving feedback on his work. Other participants continue their individual work in the background.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  
 A participant steadies himself in front of the camera.  Engaging in video work nurtures self confidence which benefits most other aspects of life.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  
 Loic, (left) a program facilitator interacts with Filipe as Raphael (right) turns to see another participant’s work.  Peer editing and revising are encouraged at the Saturday morning cartoon club.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task
 Raphael (left) walks across the room while Elijah listens to music through his head phones and Felipe helps Sebastien with his video animation.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  
 Sebastian poses for the camera with his animation story board in between Felipe, the program facilitator (right) and Elijah another participant. Sebastian went on to create an intricate script for an animation during the program.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  
 Elijah  smiles while Felipe, the animation manager at Spectrum Production reviews his work. Other participants share the large work space and often encourage eachother.    In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  
 Instructors and participants work together to film and record sound in the studio at Spectrum Productions. Everyone in encouraged to pursue their talents in front of the camera as well as develop new technical skills.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  
 Cory stands against a green screen while he is filmed engaging in a rap battle at Friday Night Social Club.  This was a new activity introduced at Social Club -- a program designed to emphasize fun and friendship through loosely structured activities.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  
 Calvin, a program facilator reviews Sebastien’s script with him while other participants and faciliators work in the back ground.  The Saturday morning cartoon club works with about 10-15 participants each weekend.   In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Victor poses for the camera while creating an animation on an ipad.  The Saturday morning cartoon club provides the opportunity to create animations through various types of technology. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

 

Participants work with program facilitators to develop their ideas.  Youth on the autism spectrum are encouraged to express themselves through animation at Saturday morning cartoon club.

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task. 

Sebastien flips through his script and story board as another participant walks by in the back ground.  Sebastien was excited to come to the cartoon club and to develop his animation script about a sage trying to save the future. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Marc-Antoine (right) and Anthony (left) play the piano after eating dinner at Friday Night Social Club.  

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Raphael shows Felipe his revised story board for the animation he is creating.  Facilitator to participant feedback and support is essential to developing story ideas.

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Ariel adjusts a dinosaur figure at the stop motion station amidst props and costumes.  Spectrum Productions aims to offer their participants a range of experiences when creating media and video projects. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Raphael holds his story board up after receiving feedback on his work. Other participants continue their individual work in the background. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

A participant steadies himself in front of the camera.  Engaging in video work nurtures self confidence which benefits most other aspects of life. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Loic, (left) a program facilitator interacts with Filipe as Raphael (right) turns to see another participant’s work.  Peer editing and revising are encouraged at the Saturday morning cartoon club. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task

Raphael (left) walks across the room while Elijah listens to music through his head phones and Felipe helps Sebastien with his video animation. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Sebastian poses for the camera with his animation story board in between Felipe, the program facilitator (right) and Elijah another participant. Sebastian went on to create an intricate script for an animation during the program. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Elijah  smiles while Felipe, the animation manager at Spectrum Production reviews his work. Other participants share the large work space and often encourage eachother.  

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Instructors and participants work together to film and record sound in the studio at Spectrum Productions. Everyone in encouraged to pursue their talents in front of the camera as well as develop new technical skills. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Cory stands against a green screen while he is filmed engaging in a rap battle at Friday Night Social Club.  This was a new activity introduced at Social Club -- a program designed to emphasize fun and friendship through loosely structured activities. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

Calvin, a program facilator reviews Sebastien’s script with him while other participants and faciliators work in the back ground.  The Saturday morning cartoon club works with about 10-15 participants each weekend. 

In this photo essay I show youth on the autism spectrum engaged in programming at Spectrum Productions.   Spectrum Productions provides an opportunity for youth to gather together - they imagine, story board, write scripts, draw and create video while interacting with each other and with staff, something that is not always an easy task.  

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