When his son Harry was three, Mark and his wife Margaret were told Harry would not be ready for first grade and that they should not plan on him ever attending college. It was devastating. Determined to change those potential outcomes, they both set out to positively impact the trajectory for children and young adults on the autism spectrum. That’s were Islands of Brilliance comes in. In this episode, one that will truly inspire you, Steve and Adam get the behind-the-scenes story of this amazing organization directly from co-founder and executive director, Mark Fairbanks. Take a listen, then head over to http://www.islandsofbrilliance.org to learn more about their creative learning experiences. You can also become a mentor, apply for your child to participate, or give them a financial boost to allow them to keep doing great work!
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