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Exceptional Minds – Will be out honored guests to represent the Autism spectrum. A college who trains Adults with Autism to work in the field of animation for TV and film. https://exceptionalmindsstudio.org/ Some credits include: SOLO – Star Wars, Avengers, Ant-Man and Wasp, Black Panther, Jurassic World, X-Men, Game of thrones and more. Exceptional Minds (EM) is a nonprofit vocational school and working studio that prepares young adults on the autism spectrum for careers in digital animation and visual effects. The first and only school of its kind, EM is a dynamic answer to the high unemployment and social isolation characteristic of today’s young adults with ASD as they age out of the public school system. We provide customized instruction in visual effects and digital animation along with a work readiness curriculum to prepare this underserved population for lifelong careers.
Our full time, three-year vocational program offers a crucial bridge between high school and meaningful employment by building on the strengths of these individuals. EM also offers private tutoring, small group instruction, and summer workshops.