Autistic kids sing, roar in ‘Jungle Book’ musical


The La Quinta High School Theatre was filled with dancing and singing monkeys, elephants, tigers and other wild animals last weekend.

The Coachella Valley Autism Society, the local chapter of the Autism Society of America, performed Disney’s “The Jungle Book” Saturday and Sunday.

The musical theater class was formed in February as part of the society’s social recreation program, said Carolyn Russom, resource coordinator,

via Autistic kids sing, roar in ‘Jungle Book’ musical | | The Desert Sun.

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