Actors for Autism Founder Alisa Wolf and President Charlene Tilton explain the meaning behind this organization

Alisa Wolf, founder of Actors for Autism and its president Charlene Tilton, caught up with Hollywood designer Charlie Lapson at the organization’s Reach For The Stars event. Wolf, who has two autistic sons, revealed that the association began back in 2004 to help kids with autism to pursue their interests in acting, filmmaking and theater. She has had great support from Hollywood celebrities in the past in the event’s main honoree, Criminal Minds actor Joe Mantegna, Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” director John Landis, Smallville actor John Schneider and current president of the organization, Charlene Tilton from the hit show Dallas.


 Actress Tilton has been involved with the association for four years and initiated the idea of hosting such event to raise funds for computers and equipment for the kids at the Rockwell Table and Stage. She revealed that legendary director Kenny Ortega was on board to honor and present Mantegna with ” the Humanitarian of the Year Award’ for his long time dedication and support to the charity. Tilton, along with Wolf, stressed that anyone interested in learning more about this organization could do so by going to or visiting their Facebook page.