Prodigy who has autism comes into his own as performer, mentor

02/9/2010 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Matt Savage, a 17-year-old jazz musician and college student who has autism, has grown from a child prodigy with a disability to an accomplished student with a successful career as a composer and performer. Years of specialized therapies and dietary adjustments have given way to days filled with college courses, rehearsals and homework assignments for Savage, who donates proceeds from his recordings and concerts to autism advocacy groups and sits on a Boston Conservatory advisory board that helps children with autism receive music instruction.

View Full Article in:

Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Learning Assessment Specialist at India's Leading K12 Education Enterprise
XSEED Education (India)
Gurgaon (New Delhi Area)
RFP Specialist, Contract Position
ASCD
Alexandria, VA
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
DIRECTOR OF HEALTH AND CULTURE
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO