A video modeling the strategy of handling fear by drawing what you’re afraid of.
Watch the video together with children, and (if children are verbal) talk together about what helps them when they are scared or anxious. Next time they’re feeling that way, help them “draw it out” (or try another strategy that might help, such as deep belly breaths).
Created by Exceptional Minds, a nonprofit academy and post-production studio for people with autism.
Jacob Lenard, David Miles, Adam Schuering, Ryan Oldis
with Howie Hoffman, Creative Director
Directed / Produced By
Jacob Lenard and David Miles
with Howie Hoffman and Scott Sackett, Supervising Directors, and Jon Clark, Supervising Producer.
Animation & Design
with additional animation and design contributions from Michael Cicerelli, Craig Hills, and
Dylan Carbonell and Michael Shiu.
Music Scored at Spectrum Laboratory
Chris Acevedo – Bass
Maya Danovitch – Vibraphone, Cymbals, Clarinet, Harp
Max McGinley – Acoustic Guitar
Spencer Griffin – Electric Guitar, Vibraphone and Flute
Atticus Jackson – Percussion arrangement
Lucas Salusky – Sound Effects
with Garth Herberg – Composer, Piano/Drums Arranger
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