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Supporting Small Businesses That Hire People With Disabilities Essay Contest (Grant Opportunity)

Grant Amount: $500 (2 recipients) Essay Deadline: October 31, 2020 at Midnight EST Small businesses are facing unprecedented challenges due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. With that in mind, my nonprofit, KFM Making A Difference/Kerry’s Autism Journey, wants to help [...]

By |September 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Accepting Your Child With Autism’s Strengths And Limitations

This guest post by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, mother to two sons on the autism spectrum and an Autism Family Partner at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Kim is also the author of a blog (autismmommytherapist.wordpress.com)about her two children with [...]

By |September 16th, 2020|Guest Blog|0 Comments

When Someone Says, ‘You’re Still Single?! But You’re Such A Catch!’

Someone once told me, “You’re still single?! But you’re such a catch!” While some I can understand may have good intentions when they say this being single is not a crime. For example, I have lost feelings, that spark, for [...]

By |August 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When Someone Says, ‘You’re Still Single?! But You’re Such A Catch!’

Southwest Airlines Removes 3-Year-Old Autistic Boy From Flight Who Wouldn’t Wear A Face Mask

Alyssa Sadler, an autism mom from Texas was kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight after her three-year-old autistic son would not wear a face mask. This goes against the airline’s COVID-19 policy. The mom was quoted saying that the child [...]

By |August 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Southwest Airlines Removes 3-Year-Old Autistic Boy From Flight Who Wouldn’t Wear A Face Mask

How This Autistic Actor’s Role on ‘Locke and Key’ Helps Dispel Autism Stereotypes

Has anyone watched Locke & Key? I'm excited to say they were renewed for a second season. After being featured on shows such as ABC’s The Good Doctor and Speechless, Coby Bird, a talented young man who is on the [...]

By |August 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How This Autistic Actor’s Role on ‘Locke and Key’ Helps Dispel Autism Stereotypes

My Review Of Netflix’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’ New Autistic Character

Season 2 was just released on Netflix. The Umbrella Academy which premiered on Netflix in 2019 is an American superhero television series. Harlan Cooper, is played by Justin Paul Kelly who is a recurring character on Season 2 of the [...]

By |August 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on My Review Of Netflix’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’ New Autistic Character

Majority of states fail education obligations to special needs students

The U.S. Department of Education says less than half the states were in compliance with federal special education law. We have to do better. This is a disservice to our students. When I was diagnosed with autism in 1992, special [...]

By |August 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Majority of states fail education obligations to special needs students

To The Colorado Teacher Who Called Special Needs Children The R-Word

A Colorado Kindergarten teacher is facing dismissal after allegedly saying "I’m so tired of hearing about special needs children…They were re****** before COVID and they’ll still be re****** after…Do you really think they will be any different after staying a [...]

By |August 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on To The Colorado Teacher Who Called Special Needs Children The R-Word

Family asked to leave Disney Store after autistic child couldn’t keep mask on

I just learned that a 6-year-old girl name Ruby who is on the autism spectrum was asked to leave (along with her family) a Disney Store in London, Ontario for improperly wearing her mask inside the store. In their area [...]

By |August 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Family asked to leave Disney Store after autistic child couldn’t keep mask on

Netflix’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Features New Autistic Character

Season 2 was just released on Netflix. Harlan Cooper is played by Justin Paul Kelly is a recurring character on Season 2 of the show. He is described as a shy autistic kid. As a professional speaker who’s on the [...]

By |August 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Netflix’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Features New Autistic Character