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Dad with Autism's Online News Company Launches KickStarter Campaign to do a Documentary Movie to Help Autism via the Arts, Technology and Music


In April 2012, the Centers for Disease Control announced that 1 in 80 children are diagnosed with autism. This has drawn global attention with over 71 percent of Americans expressing interest in learning more about autism alone. Arts4autism's aim is to capture how real autistic people in Las Vegas, NV are dealing with the realty of autism. The owner has a vested interest in bringing attention to autism since he and his children are on the autism spectrum.

Las Vegas, NV, July 26, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Founder of www.technewszone.com, part of Autism Advocacy and Technology News zone as well as Arts4autism goes on the record to talk about the company's forthcoming autism documentary. The company is using Kickstarter to gain initial funding to get the documentary started.

David Berkowitz took a few years to get his pet project off the ground. The founder of TechNewsZone.com (www.technewszone.com) had more than a few challenges to overcome: to be specific, he is an high functioning bright autistic adult whose accomplishments brought him within shot of an M.B.A. and he had 8 years Army service with an honorable discharge.

The company is currently in the process of doing a Kickstarter campaign to produce a documentary movie on autism, the people, the programs and the arts to help people with autism in Nevada initially and nationally as time goes on.

See more at: http://technewszone.com/ and http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1456183616/documentary-about-autism-in-las-vegas-and-music-th

A summary--

Arts4autism's/Technewszone.com's goal is to make a documentary about autistic people in Las Vegas, what is being done to help, the programs, people & results, real life.

The aim of the movie is to capture how real autistic people in Las Vegas, NV are dealing with the realty of autism. Mr. Berkowitz and the company as a result has a vested interest in bringing attention to autism. David is a high functioning father of 3 autistic kids and the movie will to tell the story of their lives with autism as well as others in Las Vegas and their experiences with autism. In addition they will illustrate what is being done to help autism in Nevada especially in programs targeted to music, the arts, dance, music therapy and theater related programs. This film is targeted towards those families impacted by autism. David and the company truly have a vested interest in helping bring exposure to autism, autism awareness and the autism programs in Nevada.

David met Temple Grandin twice and she is said to have made the statement that arts saved her life. David was in band for 7 years and it certainly had a positive impact on his life.

In regards to the documentary, it consists of:

1) A overview on some of the autism for profit and nonprofit in the Las Vegas especially the ones that are focused around the arts, music, technology and music therapy as well as respite programs. It will detail what is being done now as what will be done in the next 12 months to improve the lives of people with autism.

2) Interviews with 10+ families that have been affected by autism and their stories especially ones that have experienced beneficial programs involving music and the arts and what can be done to improve them as well as what has been effective.

3) Information on his experience with autism and his family as well as his intentions as far as trying to help people with autism via tech, music and the arts. The movie will elaborate as to their desire and initial plans and long term goals to help autistic people via technology, music and the arts and what it will take to make it happen and the impact on the local autism community as well.

The organization plans to do local interviews with autism programs that are involved with tech music and the arts. They will meet and will talk to families of people with autism, and their friends to determine what has been favorable and what can be improved with current programs. They also plan to meet and talk to the people with autism as to their thoughts and opinions of the benefits that the arts, autism programs and music have added to their lives and quality of life.

This film explores and will show how art, music and technology can help individuals with autism communicate and express themselves. The movie once complete will also illustrate the benefits that the families of the folks with autism have as a form of respite and culture too.

They need people and companies help to illustrate how the arts, music and tech have and can improve the lives of those with autism as well as their families.

The following is what is needed to complete the documentary:
They want to get the message out there to as many people as possible. The intent is to submit the film produce a finished DVD for sale, on the web and maybe a film festival as well.

- The movie needs backers
- It needs exposure
- It needs people to support and guidance during the production of the movie

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1456183616/documentary-about-autism-in-las-vegas-and-music-th

The project falls under the auspices of Technewzone.com, part of Autism Advocacy and Technology News Zone.

The company has been a news site and autism advocacy news site for nearly 3 years. The organization is hoping to gain exposure, and help the autism community as a result of the documentary.
Contact Information
Autism Advocacy and Technology News Zone-Arts4Autism
David Berkowitz
702-518-2641
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www.technewszone.com
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1456183616/documentary-about-autism-in-las-vegas-and-music-th

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