Canadian book, Artism, awarded $25,000 in marketing support

April 23, 2014 | Category:Press Releases | Author: Aspergers in Children

Victoria, BC (PRWEB) January 26, 2004

BookSurge Canada, in conjunction with BookSurge LLC, is pleased to award a $ 25-thousand advertising support package to Autism Today™ and its most recent publication, Artism: Art By Those With Autism.

The book is the brainchild of Karen Simmons’ CEO of both CARE (Canadian Autism Resources &amp Events) and Autism Nowadays, the Internet’s ideal on-line source for the most recent resources and details on autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.

Simmons says she’s thrilled to be getting the additional assistance for this book, a labour of enjoy for herself personally and a bonding knowledge for her online communities. “After inviting input from audiences on both the Autism Today and the Autism Arts internet sites, we received a flood of responses from artists with Autism Spectrum Disorders. We have been bowled more than by the quantity and the high quality of submissions,” says Simmons. “This award is confirmation that men and women on the autistic continuum have gorgeous contributions to make to our globe.”

BookSurge is excited to market this book which enables readers to explore the mind’s-eye perspectives of artists with autism from about the planet. Via the artwork collected in Artism, we can see these individuals’ colourful, brilliant, and at times lonely worlds come to life. Nonetheless, this is a lot more than just an artist’s showcase… It is a model designed to shed new light onto the frequently misunderstood world of autism, and to inspire other individuals to share their uncommon experiences and correct gifts with the globe. The talents of Donna Williams, Mark Rimland, Amin Collins, and 41 other inspiring artists are represented within Artism’s covers.

Autism is a biological disorder of the brain that affects 1 in 250 young children about the planet. Three primary places of development are impaired: communication, social improvement, and language use and acquisition.

BookSurge’s $ 25,000 marketing and advertising reward will be officially presented during the Keys to the Treasure Chest conference on autism and Aspergers to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia January 30-31, 2004. This conference attributes planet-renowned speaker Dr. Temple Grandin—seen on 48 Hours, 20/20, Larry King Live and a noted authority on autism—as nicely as Maria Wheeler, a critically acclaimed author on behaviour management methods for people with autism. The book will be brought to the London Book Fair and Book Expo America plus other book shows worldwide.

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