AutismHWY Chalk Festival

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FREE EVENT…No tickets necessary!

JOIN US Saturday April 1st 2017. Our 7th year promises to be the start of something even BIGGER for our community!
EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENTS about our partnership with the founders of the WORLD AUTISM FESTIVAL  Autistic owned company ANCA Naturally Autistic!!


2017 Chalk Art - Covina Today

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2016 EVENT VIDEO by Manuel Valenzuela!!


Our 6th Annual Festival was again by far…   Southern California’s HOTTEST Autism Acceptance  Event! We were powerfully joined by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network for the second year and plan to see them every year moving forward. This year PACLA~Parenting Autistic Children with Love and Acceptance  table was stocked with info that parents NEED to pick up on! Autism Spectrum Athletics have signed ON as event SPONSOR PARTNER! Very exciting local sports league for Autistic athletes San Gabriel Valley Strong!!

Charter Oak Unified School District has also become event sponsor partners moving FORWARD with Autistic people! FANTASTIC NEWS!

LAST YEAR’s Artists and Autism ART Show astounded all that dropped by! OUR unique and amazing collection of Art from around the world was very much appreciated. Featuring Spectrum  Artists  that have helped us build OUR event by appearing at & contributing TO our FUN in the past was a blast!!  We plan to carry on the ART SHOW tradition  in the FUTURE years ahead!

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Lysa Ashley's masterpiece!
                                                                  Lysa Ashley’s masterpiece!


The AutismHWY Chalk festival’s goal of amplifying  cutting edge information from amazing Autistic activists, Artists and non-Autistic allies was accomplished. Educating and providing the attendees with USEFUL ideas from the  Autism inside track. Autistic people KNOW best Autism practices. We need improvements in the dynamics that will drive families toward successful future inner~standings of each other and realistic AUTISM strategies.  We  heard speeches and poetry from Daniel Obejas and Raul O. Munoz both Southern California members of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network sharing passion and resolve. I know how moved everyone was.  

Daniel Obejas recites his poem "Points in Space"
                                             Daniel Obejas recites his poem “Points in Space”
Raul O Munoz speaks with passion and truths
                                                   Raul O Munoz speaks with passion and truths

Our event is a great place for families to connect  respectfully with HeART for Autism and Neurodiversity!! Heritage Plaza is a beautiful park to spend the day. It is fantastic to see people connecting and looking forward to seeing each other again every year. cf6 scooters  Scooter’s Italian Ice had a line all day long ThankYOU again! We Will SEE YOU SOON! Yummy!!

EMPOWERMENT through SELF~EXPRESSION. Again will be served..All DAY and OH SO sweet!


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