New Directions Student Testimonial: Independent Film Writer/Producer

Dr. Drew Rubin, Executive Director of New Directions for Young Adults (NDFYA) interviews NDFYA student Michael Gimson, who talks about his experience with the program. He discusses how NDFYA helped him get his first paying job (and how his volunteer work helped him get that job), the NDFYA programs that helped him with his social skills and manners, shopping and nutrition.

A film about Michael’s life and experience with autism was documented in a feature film, “Dreaming in Autistic Colors.