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Special Education Teacher Arrested After Child With Autism Was Locked In A Closet

For some reason, it was 2 years before this educator, Donna Morgan Hughes was actually charged with this crime…. Hughes was recently arrested after police said that she locked a 5-year-old with autism up in a supply closet, with no [...]

By |May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Nonverbal Girl With Autism Struck In Face By School Bus Aide

Details are still coming together on this shocking story.... In Illinois, Kayla Rushing, a 6-year-old girl who is nonverbal and on the autism spectrum was struck in the face twice by a school bus aide. The incident was brought up [...]

By |May 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|5 Comments

Police Officer Saves Child With Autism From Drowning

I recently stumbled upon this story that was highlighted on WSBTV of Aaron Bulmer, a police officer who jumped into a pond to save a 4-year-old child with autism who was drowning. I had chills while watching this video. We can't [...]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Police Officer Saves Child With Autism From Drowning

Struggle, Perseverance, And Achievement: A Life With Autism

This guest post is by Erican Santiago, a young man on the autism spectrum. Erican will be attending Michigan Tech University with a Major in Biomedical Engineering. He is applying for our Spring 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM [...]

By |May 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Dealing With Asperger’s: My Differences Have Made Me Very Special

This guest post is by Gavin Ritchey, a young man on the autism spectrum. Gavin is attending Michigan Culinary Institute at Baker College and is majoring in Culinary Arts. Gavin is applying for our Spring 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via [...]

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Autism: Breaking Bonds, Reaching Goals

This guest post is by Christopher Fegley, a man on the autism spectrum who is attending West Virginia University. He is now majoring in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. Christopher is applying for our Spring 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM [...]

By |May 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|6 Comments

My Parents Got Rid Of Me Because I Was ‘Different.’ I Didn’t Let That Define Me.

This guest post is by Brandon Beltran, a young teen on the autism spectrum. Brandon will be attending Florida Atlantic University. Brandon is applying for our Spring 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read [...]

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Having Autism Is Something That Makes Me Unique

This guest post is by Ashton Lighthall, a young woman on the autism spectrum. Ashton plans to attend Lansing Community College in Lansing, Michigan for one year. Then, she plans on serving an eighteen month mission for her church. After [...]

By |May 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Having Autism Is Something That Makes Me Unique

Despite Losing My Speech At 18-Months-Old I’m Now About To Graduate From College

This guest post is by Joshua Mack, a young man on the autism spectrum. Jared is applying for our Spring 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more about the organization and how to [...]

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A.U.T.I.S.M.: Amazing Unique Talented Intelligent Strong Memorable

This guest post is by Leora Robbins who was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at 19 years old. She is currently working towards her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education at Kennesaw State University (KSU).  Leora is applying for our Spring 2017 [...]

By |May 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|5 Comments