Ed Asner Award Recipient: Carson Smith, Nickelodeon

Carson Smith, Director of Outreach for Nickelodeon, received the Exceptional Minds Ed Asner Award during the school’s June graduation for his ongoing support, including Nickelodeon internships for Exceptional Minds students and graduates. The award is named after the school’s notable founding advisor and is presented annually to those, like Carson, who have made a lasting impact to Exceptional Minds students and all young people with autism.

Click the video below to watch Carson Smith's acceptance speech.

Exceptional Minds is a professional training academy and working studio for young adults on the autism spectrum. We are a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization based out of Los Angeles, CA that specializes in training young adults with autism spectrum disorder for meaningful careers in post-production and digital animation. Subscribe to our Newsletter here.

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