Inclusive DJ Classes, Camps & Workshops

Spin the Spectrum

About STS

Spin the Spectrum is a non profit organization that is dedicated to the Active inclusion of Autistic/Neurodivergent individuals in society through instructional and vocational programs in DJ Education and Music Production.

Spin the Spectrum

Our Classes

Inclusive DJ Education Classes

Inclusive Music
Production Classes

Inclusive DJ Education Camp

Inclusive Music
Production Camp

Workshops

Pop Up Camps

Spin the Spectrum

Our Mission

Spin the Spectrum is dedicated to the advancement of Autistic/Neurodivergent Inclusion, Advocacy and Allyship in both Society and the Scientific Community.

Spin the Spectrum supports the Active Inclusion of Autistic/Neurodivergent individuals in the following ways:

We provide Inclusive DJ Education camps & classes aimed at teaching marketable skills to increase opportunities for employment and inclusion in neurotypical society.

We provide Inclusive Music Production camps & classes aimed at teaching marketable skills to increase opportunities for employment and inclusion in neurotypical society.

We provide equipment rental, management and booking services for Autistic/Neurodivergent individuals trained in DJ Education and/or music production looking to gain employment.

We work with the scientific community to study the effects of our programs in order promote the de-pathologizing of autistic individuals.

Our Recent Appearances

  • GROOVIN’ THE MOO (Australia) w/ DJ Spinderella
  • SCOTUS Ketanji Brown-Jackson Confirmation Brunch, Washington, DC
  • GT Bank Autism Seminar, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Dave Chappelle, House of Blues, Dallas, TX
  • Jay-Z’s Blueprint 3 Tour, Dallas, TX

Past Events:

  • The It’s a Sensory World A Million Dreams Gala (May 7, 2022)
  • Pop Up Camp (June 20-24, 2022)

Learn With Experts

MEET THE STS TEAM

Jay*Clipp

Co-Founder / DJ Instructor

Jay*Clipp is known for rocking events big & small while educating his audience. He is a graduate of Jackson State University and holds a B. S. in Mass Communications, and his personal philosophy is “Educational Entertainment.”

Clipp has an impressive roster of clients in music, fashion, sports, media, and of course the nightlife. Clients include Jay-Z, Erykah Badu, Dave Chappelle, LeBron James & LaDainian Tomlinson just to mention a few. He travels globally spinning for major corporations, designers, VIP celebrity clients, and more. Clipp has worked with the legendary DJ Spinderella since 2010. In 2019, Clipp appeared as himself on the TV Show, “Queen of the South” (S3E7).

Currently Clipp resides in Dallas, Texas where he founded the Keep Spinning DJ Academy (KSDJA) in 2010. KSDJA has grown to be the most successful DJ and music production school in the south. In 2022, he co-founded this non-profit organization, Spin The Spectrum, which provides DJ classes for autistic children and young adults.

Courtney Willis

Speech and Language Pathologist
Courtney Willis is a Speech and Language Pathologist practicing in Dallas, TX. She holds a B.S. in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology and M.S. in Communication Disorders from The University of Texas at Dallas. Her primary areas of practice are Autism Spectrum Disorder, Apraxia and Motor Speech Disorders.
 
Courtney speaks as well as provides training both in the U.S and internationally on the topics of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Apraxia/Motor Speech Disorders and is a multi-year recipient of Dallas Child’s Mom Approved Speech Therapy Provider Courtney was a guest speaker at the 3rd Annual GT Bank Autism Seminar in Lagos, Nigeria, Africa, where she met individually with over 200 families, assessed patients and provided consultative services.  Additionally, Courtney gave two presentations on incorporating speech play in the treatment of ASD to over 800 parents and professionals in Nigeria as well as virtually via live stream across the continents of Africa and Europe. 
 
In 2015, Courtney opened Speech Wings Therapy. She serves as Chief Executive Officer and Clinical Director. Courtney currently leads several early intervention programs, social information/self advocacy groups, as well as providing individual speech-language therapy sessions, PROMPT therapy sessions, DTTC therapy sessions, motor speech assessments, language assessments, corporate trainings/consultations, and educational seminars. 
In 2017, Courtney attended the Childhood Apraxia of Speech / Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing Advanced Workshop taught by Dr. Edythe Strand. 
 
Courtney is a graduate of The American Speech-Language Hearing Association’s (ASHA) Leadership Development Program (LDP) and completed her term as chair of the TSHA executive board on Scope of Practice and Encroachment in 2021. In 2022, Courtney cofounded Spin the Spectrum Foundation, a non profit dedicated to the active inclusion of Autistic and Neurodivergent individuals by providing inclusive DJ classes for kids and adults of ALL abilities! 

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