autism-friendly

Live streaming from my living room is challenging. First off - let's all get on the same page - when I am performing I am generally looking at the BACK of my devices - not the screen, because if they were forward facing all the...

We are so excited to share our Wonderful Musical World of Dr. Seuss Show today with an autism center in Long Island! We have put several of Theodore Geisel's wonderful books to music and we have fascinating insights into his life and work from his...

Yesterday I performed 5 back-to-back shows at an autism center in Long Island called Barbara C. Wilson Pre-School. I have performed at this school for the past several years. Here is an excerpt from a letter of recommendation which the PTA shared with us: "Mr. Matt...

It's so important to us that parents and caregivers have an amazing experience wherever we perform. Getting out of the house can be difficult sometimes. And Winter is challenging because you can't go to the playground or the park as much as you'd like to....

Teachers are the backbone of who I am today. I remember Mrs. Chez, my third grade teacher, picking up a story I had written, reading it out loud to the class and telling everyone how excellent my writing was. That meant the world to me...

Scrak's Big Adventure Is Now On Youtube! Hello friends! We are releasing the musical video companion for our book “Scrak’s Big Adventure.” You can follow along with your copy of the book. We write personalized/special notes to everyone who orders a copy of the book...

We had an amazing time at the Longwood Library today in Middle Island, NY. A huge group of adults with developmental and physical disabilities came through and sang some stellar karaoke. They were rockstars. My favorite thing about doing karaoke is that nobody wants to be...

Ever since I got my graduate degree from the Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health at Montclair State University I have been creating and sharing artistic works and music concerts/classes for children, teens and adults with special needs. Take a look at this...

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