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.

Every Friday night 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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Hero Elementary Featuring Carol-Lynn Parente and Christine Ferraro – Oct 16 – Register Here!

Carol-Lynn Parente and Christine Ferraro are the creators of Hero Elementary, a PBS cartoon that features a cast of superheros that resolve various problems in their neighborhood using scientific theory. One of their characters, AJ Gadgets, is an audience favorite. His super power is manifested through his autism, allowing him to solve problems and save the day.

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