Elaine Hall said when her son started showing signs of autism, she just wanted to connect with him. “When he would spin in circles, I would,” she shared. “We’d be birds and we’d fly together and we’d connect.”
The providers of traditional autism therapies and support would tell Hall that in seeking connection by meeting her son where he was, she was “enabling his autism.” Hall still sought a different way to support her son’s growth and development.
She recruited many of her friends and colleagues from her life as a top Hollywood acting coach as well as creative special education professionals. They assisted her in the development of a method that turned into The Miracle Project, a performing arts organization geared toward people on the spectrum.
There are different facets of The Miracle Project, including social skills