When my family launched this website for our son Jackson, he was still in middle school. He’s now entering his senior year of high school. Time flies doesn’t it? To date, Jackson has gained several accolades for his art: winning a VSA Artist of the Year award in 2018 and gaining professional gallery representation from […]
Working Artist Goals: Jackson signed to professional representation
When a person with a disability begins to “age out” of school, this can be a very stressful time for everyone. One of the ways that families/schools work together to help someone like Jackson or anyone that is enrolled in special education within the United States is to create a “transition plan.” We (his family […]
Jackson Finally Meets Ellen? Fingers crossed!
This Monday, our son Jackson, an amazing artist who also has autism, and who adores Ellen DeGeneres and her show is getting the chance of a lifetime–to be in the studio audience for The Ellen Show! To say he is happy is an understatement. He has been watching the show and being positively influenced by […]