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Program for young playwrights broadens horizons of students with autism
By Mindy Toran
Correspondent- Montgomery News
Young adults with autism spectrum disorders who are interested in the theater and playwriting have a new outlet for their creativity, thanks to a new collaborative program offered by Theatre Horizon of Norristown, Pa., and Philadelphia Young Playwrights. In February, as part of its Autism Drama Outreach program, Theatre Horizon began hosting an Introduction to Playwriting program for students age 17 to 30 with autism. The program was made possible with funding from the June and Steve Wolfson Family Foundation, which provides support for the arts in Philadelphia.
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