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When People Say ‘I Love Someone With Autism To The Moon And Back’

Have you ever used this quote before? What a beautiful saying. A few years ago I first saw the quote ‘I Love Someone With Autism To The Moon And Back’ for the first-time. The reason why this quote has resonated [...]

By |March 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When People Think You Can ‘Spank The Autism’ Out Of A Child

Sorry to disappoint you but you can’t ‘spank the autism’ out of a child anymore than I can slap the ignorance out of you. Whenever I go on social media nowadays I am still shocked about the ignorance that I [...]

By |March 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why You Should Wear Blue on April 2 for World Autism Awareness Day

For more than a decade now April 2nd has had a very special meaning to me. The United Nations in 2007 proclaim April 2nd as World Autism Awareness Day but it also became a day to start a national conversation [...]

By |March 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

60 Minutes Features A Muppet With Autism Who Made Her Debut On Sesame Street

Did you watch this segment? On CBS 60 Minutes on March 19, 2017, they featured Julia, a Muppet with autism on her debut episode on Sesame Street. Christine Ferraro, a writer at Sesame Street for 25 years told 60 Minutes, [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ice Cube Talks About His Personal Connection To Autism

Ice Cube may be best known for his rap career along with his ever growing filmography in movies such as 21 Jump Street and Boyz in the Hood however what many don't know is that Ice Cube is actually an autism [...]

By |March 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Have Autism, Got Accepted Into College And Am Now Pursuing a Degree in Journalism

This guest post is by Abigail Chang, a 21-year-old adult on the autism spectrum. Abigail is currently a college student at Cal State Long Beach and is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism with a double minor of Information System [...]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism, Got Accepted Into College And Am Now Pursuing a Degree in Journalism

Special Education Teacher Invites Entire Class To Join Her Wedding Party

This story will melt your heart. Kinsey French is a special education teacher at Christian Academy’s Rock Creek campus in Louisville, Kentucky who provides speech and occupational therapy to countless students with Down syndrome and other special needs. Her story [...]

By |February 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Special Education Teacher Invites Entire Class To Join Her Wedding Party

NBC Nightly News Highlights Ford For Hiring People With Autism

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt recently highlighted the story of how Ford Motor Company started a program to hire people with autism thanks to a joint effort with the Autism Alliance of Michigan. This program that started hiring just 4 [...]

By |February 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NBC Nightly News Highlights Ford For Hiring People With Autism

I Used To Be Nonverbal; Now I’m Getting My Doctorate To Become A Teacher

Imagine not being able to tell the people that you care about the most about your basic needs growing up. This used to be my story… When I was diagnosed with autism at 4 I was just starting Pre-K. It [...]

By |February 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Why I’m Advocating For Sensory-Friendly Restrooms For Our Community To Enjoy

This guest post is by Christina Abernethy, a wife and a mom of three. Christina’s daughter is 14 and her twin boys that are 5. One of her son’s is on the autism spectrum. Christina us active in the autism [...]

By |February 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why I’m Advocating For Sensory-Friendly Restrooms For Our Community To Enjoy