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Past events
Sesame Street Donates Elmo Piano!
Past event

Sesame Street Donates Elmo Piano!

What could be better? A crowd of our fabulous children…a one-of-a-kind hand-painted Elmo piano… plush ‘Julia’ dolls for everyone…all combined with talented performers from Sesame Street!

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HuffPost: A Gala For Susan Brown
Past event

HuffPost: A Gala For Susan Brown

Read about The upcoming Gala honoring PVA Artist Susan Brown on The Huffington Post!

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Faces of the Shield
Susan Brown
Featured on DisparateMinds.org

Susan Brown

Susan Brown was born in 1957 in Copiague, New York and for many years has lived in Sayville, New York. Diagnosed with autism as a young child...

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Eric Sadowsky
As featured on NBC's Dateline

Eric Sadowsky

Pure Vision Artist Eric Sadowsky was recently featured on NBC Datelines On the Brink Over a threeyear period the documentary chronicled the raw and emotional journey Eric and his family had to face as he transiti...

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Newsletters
Kadmiel: Builder

Kadmiel: Builder

At 4 yrs. old, he's always making people laugh, and he can always tell when someone looks sad ...

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You can tell by his sparkle that something creative is brewing

You can tell by his sparkle that something creative is brewing

Jonathan loves art, and color. Landscapes, animals, vehicles and fast foods. He draws everything by heart, and he has a huge heart to match.

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Videos
Bryan Smith: Poet and sometimes, Storyteller

Bryan Smith: Poet and sometimes, Storyteller

I’m Bryan Smith, and just because I’m the one in the chair, I still have a lot to do.

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Susan Brown: Paint the Town Brown

Susan Brown: Paint the Town Brown

Our Shield Institute biennial bash - Paint the Town Brown - honored Susan Brown & Beth Anisman. Watch this to gain an understanding of a huge talent on the spectrum.

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