Open Mind Lecture: AUTISM

Private donor reception sponsored by the California Community Foundation

Ron Suskind is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Way of the World, The One Percent Doctrine, The Price of Loyalty, and A Hope in the Unseen.

From 1993 to 2000 Ron Suskind was the senior national affairs writer for the Wall Street Journal, where he won a Pulitzer Prize. His newest book, Life, Animated, chronicles his son Owen’s struggle with autism and the way in which the family used Owen’s affinity for Disney to connect with him.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

  • 7:00 PM Covel Commons, UCLA (see map)
  • Admission is free but reservations are required


For questions call 310-825-8871 or

Parking is available for $12 in Sunset Village (see map)

One thought on “Open Mind Lecture: AUTISM

  1. Excellent Movie

    Hebrew with English Subtitles

    Aharon has devoted his life to raising his son Uri. They live together in a gentle routine, away from the real world. But Uri is autistic, and now as a young adult it might be time for him to live in a specialized home. While on their way to the institution, Aharon decides to run away with his son and hits the road, knowing that Uri is not ready for this separation. Or is it, in fact, his father who is not ready?

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