This photo of Candace was taken on her swing.
Who would of thought a 13 year old little girl from Park Ridge, IL. who is non-verbal could inspire the WORLD!! But She Has!!
Our beautiful redheaded daughter Candace aka Candy is 13 years old and has severe autism. Candy is non-verbal but she is a amazing painter!! Even though Candy is non-verbal and unable to communicate through words she is able to express herself through her art and speak loudly!! We have been flooded with inquiries on Facebook about how to purchase Candy's paintings from around the Globe!! Candy's art and story has inspired, raised autism awareness and given hope to people around the WORLD! Prints of Candy's paintings are being sold through "Kind Tree-Autism Rocks Foundation". The way Candy gives back to the autism community is half of all proceeds from the sales of Candy's prints are going to help others on the autism spectrum fulfill their dreams of becoming artists.
Here is some information on Candy's Amazing Art!!
The University of California, Irvine Magazine is using my daughter Candy's "Mr. Sun" painting for the cover of their Summer 2013 issue that sheds light on UCI’s efforts to help those affected by autism!! (Attached is a pic of the magazine cover with Candy's art on it.) Here is the link to the magazine.
We wrote a song for our daughter "Candy" titled "Faith, Love & Hope". Our song has received National Attention!! Also, here is a link to a NBC news story about our Autism Awareness Song "Faith, Love & Hope" and our Autism Awareness Radio Show "The Candy Store" on Blog Talk Radio. Also, a link to our song on YouTube.
Thank You for supporting Autism Awareness!!
Faith, Love & Hope,
Robert & Sandy Waters~Candy's Mom & Dad Host's of "The Candy Store" on BTR Radiohttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/thecandystore
The Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Journal & Topics Newspaper and the cover of the current issue of The Bugle Newspaper just did "Featured Articles" on our daughter Candace's amazing paintings. The article has received over 1,000+ "Likes" in a day and rising. It's Gone Viral!! We have been flooded with inquiries on Facebook about how to purchase Candace's paintings from around the Globe!! We call Candace "Candy" for short. So, we call Candy's art "Eye Candy". Here is the links to the articles.
Candace's paintings have also appeared in two art books "Artism: The Art Of Autism" and "The Art of Autism: Shifting Perceptions". Here is the link.
|Home #17 by Stephen Peeler|
|Hugging Trees by Kimberly Gerry Tucker|
|Barn in the Snow by Larry Hurst|
Autism Peer Support Group |
July 11, 2016
All Access Dance at Cozmic|
July 12, 2016
Adult Social Skills Class |
July 18, 2016
|More Upcoming Events|
Life Stories The Self-Made Musical |
We all have a word, a dance, a song,
Did jazz great “Bix” Beiderbecke have Aspergers?|
by Howard Falk
Dad’s Big Idea Helps Nonverbal Daughter |
in a Way No Other App Could
|More News Headlines|