These sensory-friendly Twin Cities art events serve kids on the autism spectrum

Publication date: 
July 6, 2018

The Star Tribune quoted Julia Anderson (MNLEND Fellow, 2017) in the article, "These sensory-friendly Twin Cities art events serve kids on the autism spectrum." The article highlights Anderson, who as family and access programs coordinator at the Walker Art Center, designs art events in the gallery that serve children with autism.

Minnesota LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) Program, which is part of ICI, is an interdisciplinary leadership training program spanning 18 disciplines across the University of Minnesota and is funded by the Maternal Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. MNLEND Fellows are graduate or postgraduate students, or community members selected for their outstanding skills and commitment to improving the quality of life for children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families.