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Having Autism And Being Accepted Into College To Study Computer Science

This guest post is by Jackson Sallee, a young man on the autism spectrum who was diagnosed with autism at 6 and now has been accepted into University of Missouri in Columbia to study Computer Science. Jackson is applying for the Spring 2020 [...]

By |January 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I’m An Actress With Autism Who Hopes To Audition For A Television Show About Autism

This guest post is by Faith Butterfield, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and is attending Citrus College where she is majoring in Fine Arts. Faith is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via [...]

By |January 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Was The Kid With Autism Who Was Made Fun Of In Class

When people tell me that bullying isn’t ‘that big of a deal’ I can’t help but remember those days… I can remember some of my first moments being bullied like it was yesterday… I was the only kid with autism [...]

By |January 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Thoughts On ‘Loop’ And Pixar’s First-Ever Nonverbal Autistic Character

This new animated short I'm happy to say features Pixar's first-ever nonverbal autistic character. The short which was just released today (January 10, 2020) is overviewed by Pixar as 'two kids (Marcus and Renee who is a young autistic girl) [...]

By |January 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Woman With Autism To Debut In New TV Comedy

Will you be tuning in? The cable network Freeform will debut “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay” on January 16th at 8:30 PM EST. Actress Kayla Cromer who has autism, will be playing the role of Matilda who also is on the [...]

By |January 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Review Of Pixar’s Short Film ‘Float’ As An Adult With Autism

Have you tuned in yet? The short film now on Disney+ has an autism metaphor that will relate with many in our community. Disney+ has been in the news recently for a short film that will come out on January [...]

By |January 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Helping Others Understand Someone With Autism Like Me

This guest post is byMatteo Barila, a young man on the autism spectrum who was diagnosed with autism at 2 and now has been accepted into three colleges and is currently undecided. Matteo is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism [...]

By |January 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Changing Facebook Page Name

After some thought I've decided to change the Facebook Page name of A Special Community to Kerry's Autism Journey Just wanted you all to know!

By |January 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Have Autism. I’m Not Stupid. I Am Smart And Go To College

This guest post is by Benjamin Carter , a young man on the autism spectrum who was diagnosed with autism at 18 months and now has been accepted into Shepherds College where he’ll be majoring in horticulture. Benjamin is applying for the Spring [...]

By |December 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Want To See More Autism Resources For Our Families In The Next Decade

This is why we need to continue to advocate. For so long growing up with autism my parents wondered what resources would be possible for me to receive. Would they come as part of my IEP? Would they need to [...]

By |December 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Want To See More Autism Resources For Our Families In The Next Decade