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As An Autistic Child I Was Thankful For My Parents Advocacy

If you love someone on the autism spectrum, know your work and advocacy can make a huge difference. My parents for example made a significant impact in my journey growing up with autism. They never gave up on me, especially [...]

By |November 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Making Friends With Other Autism Parents Helped Me

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 [...]

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

Being Diagnosed With Autism In Middle School Was A Turning Point For Me

This guest post is by Parker Robillard, a young man on the autism spectrum who has applied to 10 colleges and has been accepted into Sonoma State and University of La Verne. Parker is applying for the Spring 2021 Making a Difference [...]

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

My Life On The Spectrum – A Blessing In Disguise

This guest post is by Connor McCormick, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Oklahoma State University and Abilene Christian University where he'll be majoring in Computer Science. Connor is applying for the Spring 2021 Making a [...]

By |November 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on My Life On The Spectrum – A Blessing In Disguise

Adults With Autism Find Employment Creating Gourmet Popcorn

This guest post is by Rachel Cheng from Popcorn for the People, a nonprofit providing meaningful employment for adults on the autism spectrum through the creation of gourmet popcorn. Rachel is applying for our Supporting Small Businesses That Hire People [...]

By |November 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adults With Autism Find Employment Creating Gourmet Popcorn

Nonverbal Man With Autism Finds Meaningful Employment Making Fire Starters

This guest post is by Katherine and Daniel Toops, Owners of JT FireStarters. Katherine and Daniel are applying for our Supporting Small Businesses That Hire People With Disabilities Grant Opportunity ran by my nonprofit KFM Making A Difference. You can learn more [...]

By |October 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Nonverbal Man With Autism Finds Meaningful Employment Making Fire Starters

Autism Has Allowed Me To See Things That Many People Do Not Understand

This guest post is by Essy Froste, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Florida International University pursuing a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT). Essy is applying for the Spring 2021 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via [...]

By |October 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Autism Has Allowed Me To See Things That Many People Do Not Understand

Small Coffee Shop Has Employed 17 People With Disabilities

This guest post is by Katie Holyfield & Taylor Matkins, Owners of Lucky Ones Coffee. Katie and Taylor are applying for our Supporting Small Businesses That Hire People With Disabilities Grant Opportunity ran by my nonprofit KFM Making A Difference. You can [...]

By |October 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Small Coffee Shop Has Employed 17 People With Disabilities

Local Coffee Shop Has Employed Nearly 100 People With Disabilities

This guest post is by Bethany Hacker, Operations Coordinator at Dirt Coffee Bar.  Bethany is applying for our Supporting Small Businesses That Hire People With Disabilities Grant Opportunity ran by my nonprofit KFM Making A Difference. You can learn more about the grant [...]

By |October 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Local Coffee Shop Has Employed Nearly 100 People With Disabilities

Parents Start Bath Product & Candle Business So Their Autistic Sons Would Have A Job

This guest post is by Pat Miller, co-founder and co-owner of Beloved Bath. Pat started this company to help her son Justin who is on the autism spectrum have a place to work as he reached adulthood. Pat is applying [...]

By |October 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Parents Start Bath Product & Candle Business So Their Autistic Sons Would Have A Job