“My Thiero Boys: A Lifestyle Dealing with Autism” a documentary by Vana Thiero

Costa Mesa, CA

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“My Thiero Boys: A Lifestyle Dealing with Autism” a documentary by Vana Thiero


When: Saturday, March 30th 

Time: 2:00PM to 4:00PM 

Location: Creative Solutions for Hope 

Address: 3152 Redhill Ave.,Suite 100, Costa Mesa CA 92626 

Cost: Free  

RSVP: Required. Limited seating.  

Inviting: Professionals, Families, and all interested parties welcome. Sorry, we do not have childcare available for this event.  

Contact: CommunityAutismNow@gmail.com


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Creative Solutions for Hope


Organized By: 

Community Autism Now



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My Thiero Boys: A lifestyle dealing with Autism – Brief Description  


In the documentary film, “My Thiero Boys: A lifestyle dealing with Autism” a Mother of two boys diagnosed with autism exposes the battles, fears and issues families face daily. Divorced and an At-Home-Mom, Filmmaker, Vana Thiero captured her children’s activities for over 3 years. With hopes to help others understand the autism culture she’s presented a raw and moving depiction. Thiero’s research and determination brought many Special Needs experts, children and parents on board what has become a compelling, informative and uniquely entertaining personal story. With factual data presented by Dr. Robert Sears, Author of “The Autism Book,” Executive Director, Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson of Autism Care & Treatment Today and Attorney, Areva Martin the Author of “The Everyday Advocate” this documentary also sets the stage for what our society will need to address in order to care for these children, when they become adults. 


The Mother of two sons diagnosed with autism, Vana Thiero is an Advocate who is producing a documentary series (“My Thiero Boys”) to help people learn and understand how to include the autism culture into society both socially and professionally. She has launched Autism Media, a production company that invokes awareness by presenting insightful depictions of individuals and characters affected by ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). Thiero obtained a MA in Communication as well as a BFA in Dance from Western Michigan University. As Sr. Video Editor with CNN, she received an Emmy for their “9/11 Coverage.” Currently, she works part-time as an Ingest Manager for Fox Sports and serves on the Board of Directors of Safe Passage, a Non-profit organization that helps women and children break the cycle of domestic violence.