Ben Hartranft is a self-advocate, who was diagnosed with autism at the age of 2. Ben has achieved many dreams, from getting a job and a driver’s license to becoming an Eagles Autism Challenge Ambassador to promoting autism awareness on The Ellen Show!

Jamiel Owens is a father to Shane, who is on the autism spectrum. Jamiel has a passion for speaking to and engaging with other men who have children with autism. He founded The Ausome Show, where he has had an opportunity to interview self-advocates, like Ben, as well as other parents and community members.

Friday nights from 7:00pm – 8:30pm EST, Ben and Jamiel co-host The Ben & J Show, a LIVE webinar that features a variety of exciting guests to talk about autism awareness. We invite you to join us in on the conversation!

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Eric always wanted the best for his children. Being new to the autism world, he and his family quickly became frustrated with the lack of available autism resources. In 2004, with no knowledge of autism based programs nor operating a non-profit organization, Eric founded Project Elijah Empowering Autism (PEEA). PEEA’s focus is to provide daily resources to children and families who are faced with autism.

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