About Danny

Danny Fiddle was born in New York City in 1990. He attended the Gillen Brewer School (click link and scroll down) where he was their first student. Later, Danny and his family moved to New Jersey where he attended the Forum School.

Danny passed away at age 9 but his legacy lives on with The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation.

Danny’s life represents the life of each individual diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). He was a boy with many layers to his personality, like everyone else. He was a boy with the potential to live, work, recreate and contribute to community life, like everyone else.

Danny’s life mattered, just like every life matters. In his memory and honor we strive to create a world where all people are valued and respected for who they are. This was our hope for Danny, and is this is our hope for each of you.