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Melissa O’Sullivan

Melissa O’Sullivan is a graphic designer who is working with her son Jake Soper, a Junior at Ridgewood High School and a member of the autistic community, to create Autistic Hero Teeshirts. This clothing company turns drawings by Jake and those from members of the autistic community into wearable designs and gives back to autistic charities of their choice. Melissa is a Parsons The New School of Design graduate and has a Masters Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation for the Disabled from NYU. For more info visit

Devoted Family Inspires Creativity in Autism Community

Devoted Family Inspires Creativity in Autism Community

When I started Autistic Hero Teeshirts, I was a stay-at-home mom with a brand new graphic design degree I wasn’t sure I would ever figure out how to use. I had been taking care of my children and going to school, and other than a few internships was struggling to find myself as well as […]

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