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Autism Is One Word Attempting To Describe Millions Of Different Stories

One of my favorite quotes we have out there in the autism community today is from Stuart Duncan, an autism advocate who has a son on the autism spectrum. I first learned about this quote when he posted it on [...]

By |July 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Hamilton’s Leslie Odom Jr. Inspired Me As Someone On The Autism Spectrum

From his first Broadway performance in Rent to his Tony Award-Winning Performance in Hamilton, not many performers in my opinion have showed more passion in their performances onstage over the years then Leslie Odom Jr. That’s why the moment I [...]

By |June 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Hamilton’s Leslie Odom Jr. Inspired Me As Someone On The Autism Spectrum

When Someone Asked If Adults Could Be Diagnosed With Autism

I was recently giving a keynote during World Autism Month in April about what happens to children with autism when they become adults when during the Q&A someone asked me about whether or not someone could be diagnosed with autism [...]

By |June 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When Someone Asked If Adults Could Be Diagnosed With Autism

Kevin Hart’s Response When I Told Him I Was On The Autism Spectrum

A common problem I’m faced with, as a mentor to students with special needs is that a majority of them are a victim of bullying. To help with that I’ve often told them about celebrities who have overcome bullying in [...]

By |June 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kevin Hart’s Response When I Told Him I Was On The Autism Spectrum

Why I Wish More People Would Understand That Autism Is A Spectrum

One of the hardest things to deal with as an individual with autism for me is often how some people can't believe you’re on the spectrum. Before I continue…. I’ll admit it; I today have an invisible disability. It wasn’t [...]

By |June 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why I Wish More People Would Understand That Autism Is A Spectrum

A Letter To Disney On Helping Promote Autism Awareness & Acceptance

Dear Disney, Growing up on the autism spectrum one of the most magical places in the world for me to visit was Disney. It didn’t matter if it was Disney World, Disney Land or simply by popping in a VHS [...]

By |June 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Letter To Disney On Helping Promote Autism Awareness & Acceptance

Inspiring Young Man With Autism Volunteers To Help Others With Special Needs

This guest Q&A is with Klervo an 18-year-old man and a student at ECLC in Chatham, NJ. Klervo is on the autism spectrum and is making a huge difference in our community. Hi Klervo! What made you want to get [...]

By |June 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Inspiring Young Man With Autism Volunteers To Help Others With Special Needs

This Amazing Dad Helped Start An Organization To Provide Support For Our Autism Community

This guest Q&A is with The Kids & Dreams Foundation founder Aaron Bly. Aaron is the proud father of five incredible children including his middle son, Trae, who has autism. The foundation was created to help provide support to children & [...]

By |May 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on This Amazing Dad Helped Start An Organization To Provide Support For Our Autism Community

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|6 Comments