A Touch of Magic - by Margret Dagmar Ericsdottir
A Touch of Magic
by Margret Dagmar Ericsdottir
It is with great pleasure and excitement that I welcome you to the first entry of the Golden Hat Foundation Blog.
A long and life-changing journey has led me to where I am today. I never could have imagined that my decision to make a documentary about autism would blossom into the beautiful project it has become.
Of course, none of our success could have been possible without the support, time, energy, and determination of the many people who have helped make this dream a reality.
The documentary, “A Mother’s Courage: Talking Back to Autism”, started with an idea – something I knew in my heart that I had to do.
I had been told again and again that nothing more could be done for my severely autistic son Keli, who is completely non-verbal and has very limited body awareness. Nevertheless, I wanted to find answers to provide to the many other families living with autism with the information that I had been seeking for years.
Over the course of filming “A Mother’s Courage: Talking Back to Autism,” I came to the realization that Keli may actually possess the same capability for learning as other children his age. My son now communicates through