Alexandra Jackman is a 2016 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award Recipient and the creator of the documentary “A Teen’s Guide to Understanding and Communicating with People with Autism.”
By Alexandra Jackman
How One Teen’s Chance Encounter Started an Autism Awareness Movement
This piece is part of a series of perspectives from Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award Recipients on their experiences in philanthropic work. While attending summer camp in 2008, I met Jamie, a young girl with Cerebral Palsy. I was at first nervous at the thought of speaking to Jamie, but soon worked up the courage…
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