Tag: autism

Focus Comic – Autistic Families & Supporters Unite at a Community Out Reach Event at Phoenix Fan Fest

Yvonne Wan, Certified Social Cultural Anthropologist and Co-Creator of Focus met with families and the general public at Phoenix Fan Fest 2017. She conducted ethnographic interviews with families at the event. Focus is not just a comic, it is a social cause campaign where the autistic community will be given a stronger voice in mass media. Check out the following… Read more →

Focus Comic – Autistic Families Unite at a Community Out Reach Event at Tucson Comicon

Yvonne Wan, Certified Social Cultural Anthropologist and Co-Creator of Focus met with families and the general public at Tucson Comicon 2017. She conducted ethnographic interviews with families at the event. Focus is not just a comic, it is a social cause campaign where the autistic community will be given a stronger voice in mass media. Check out the following community… Read more →

The Autism Society Interviews Yvonne Wan – Co-Creator of Focus comics which features an Autistic Super Hero

www.filmethnographer.com filmed this interview between The Autism Society of Southern Arizona and Yvonne Wan (Co-Creator of Focus) at Tucson Comicon​ regarding Focus Comic. Focus Comic​ features an #autisticsuperhero and raises #autismawareness. Please help us get the comic to print by supporting us at  https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/autismdocumentary/focus-comic-an-autistic-super-hero-arrives/posts/2041550     Above: Yvonne Wan, Co-Creator of Focus with Jeannie Long, Autism Society of Southern Arizona Read more →

Comicaster’s interview with the Co-Creators of Focus Comic

  Thank you MC Brown of Comicasters for interviewing #Marvel artist Dave Beaty and Yvonne Wan regarding our Focus Comic campaign. Focus is part of a #autismawareness campaign that hopes to challenge the stigma associated with autism. Filmed at a community out reach event at Desert Dragon Pottery in #phoenix. We will be launching our kickstarter campaign very soon! Please… Read more →

Focus Comic Community Outreach – A fathers story

Focus Comic co-creators Dave Beaty (Marvel Artist) and Yvonne Wan (Anthropologist) launched their Autism Awareness Campaign at Phoenix Comicon. The comic features an Autistic Super Hero. They received a warm reception from the general public and autistic individuals also. We hope the comic will challenge the stigma associated with Autism, help autistic individuals feel they can be every day heroes,… Read more →

Meeting Focus fans at Phoenix Comicon

  Focus Comic co-creators Dave Beaty (Marvel Artist) and Yvonne Wan (Anthropologist) launched their Autism Awareness Campaign at Phoenix Comicon. The comic features an Autistic Super Hero. They received a warm reception from the general public and autistic individuals also. We hope the comic will challenge the stigma associated with Autism, help autistic individuals feel they can be every day… Read more →

Focus Comic Autism Awareness Campaign Launch – Phoenix Comicon – Meeting the public

Focus Comic co-creators Dave Beaty (Marvel Artist) and Yvonne Wan (Anthropologist) are launching their Autism Awareness Campaign at Phoenix Comicon. The comic features an Autistic Super Hero. They are receiving a warm reception from the general public and autistic individuals also. We hope the comic will challenge the stigma associated with Autism, help autistic individuals feel they can be every day… Read more →