Shakespeare and Autism in the Media


The Ohio State University's Shakespeare and Autism Project has garnered significant coverage in the press. Here is a sampling of what's been said about the program.

American TheatreThe Brain on the Bard: How Shakespeare Impacts Children with Autism

BBC Radio 4, Tempest Adaption for Children with Autism

Columbus Dispatch, "...the fantastic tale and exaggerated emotions, some people think, can help children with autism in everyday life."

Coventry Telegraph, "Kelly Hunter's brilliantly interactive adaptation of The Tempest for children with autism is fantastic fun."

DramaticsIn a Heartbeat

The Epoch TimesUsing Shakespeare to Treat Autism Shows Great Promise, Say Researchers

The Lantern, Theater Therapy Through Shakespeare

Quartz, Autistic Kids Are Thriving in "Shakespearean Therapy"

This Week Community News, Autistic Kids Taking Shakespeare to Heart

VSA International, Children with ASD Learn Through Shakespeare at OSU

WBNS-10 TV, Ohio State University Researchers Use Shakespeare to Help Kids with Autism

WOSU All Sides with Ann Fisher, Making the Arts Accessible for All with Special  Needs