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Why Your School/Business Should Host a Virtual Event For World Autism Month

While some in-person events are still planned for World Autism Month (April) many schools and businesses are canceling their plans due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). I would like to suggest the possibility of moving their events online. Rather than saying [...]

By |March 15th, 2020|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 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|1 Comment

I Have Autism And Was Accepted Into College For Audio Engineering & Production

This guest post is by Aria Schottelkotte, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and will be attending the Middle Tennessee State University where she’ll be majoring in Audio Engineering & Production with a minor in Psychology. [...]

By |March 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And Was Accepted Into College For Audio Engineering & Production

I Have Autism And Was Accepted Into College Studying Aerospace Engineering

This guest post is by Cole Harmon, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and will be attending the University of Alabama where he’ll be majoring in Aerospace Engineering. Cole is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a [...]

By |February 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And Was Accepted Into College Studying Aerospace Engineering

Autism: Thinking Differently Than Others

This guest post is by Colin Nelson, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into the University of Oregon where he'll be pursuing a Masters in Psychology. Stanley is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism [...]

By |February 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Autism: Thinking Differently Than Others

I’m Autistic And Going To College To Study Mechanical Engineering

This guest post is by Stanley Omietanski, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Drexel, Widener, Temple and Penn State University where he'll be majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Stanley is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a [...]

By |February 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I’m Autistic And Going To College To Study Mechanical Engineering

Why We Need To Start Talking About Autism After 21

I’m so happy that Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, a mom blogger who has two sons on the autism spectrum and is an Autism Family Partner at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Kim is also the author of a blog about her two [...]

By |February 23rd, 2020|Guest Blog|Comments Off on Why We Need To Start Talking About Autism After 21

I Have Autism And Am Going To College To Become A Special Education Teacher

This guest post is by Galina Baron, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into and will be attending East Stroudsburg University majoring in Special Education. Galina is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via [...]

By |February 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And Am Going To College To Become A Special Education Teacher

I Have Autism And My Advice To Parents Is To Use Your Voice To Advocate

This guest post is by Sean Wilde, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into and will be attending Eastern CT State University. Sean is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making [...]

By |February 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And My Advice To Parents Is To Use Your Voice To Advocate

The Challenges And Achievements Of An Autistic Kid Like Me

This guest post is by Kaleb Carter, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into and will be attending Nicholls University in their Bridge to Independence program. Kaleb is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via [...]

By |February 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Challenges And Achievements Of An Autistic Kid Like Me