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Autism CARES Act Passed By Congress; Bill To Be Signed By President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 19, 2019 CONTACT: Steven_Sandberg@menendez.senate.gov Rachel_Vliem@enzi.senate.gov Menendez, Enzi Applaud Final Passage of Autism CARES to Continue Critical Research, Education, Supports National autism rate: 1 in 59 American children and rising NJ’s highest rate in the nation now [...]

By |September 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|5 Comments

When A School Principal Said “I Don’t Know What Autism Is”

This is why we need to continue to promote professional development opportunities for educators to understand more about our special needs community. I recently interviewed a woman from Dublin, Ireland for our Facebook Video Series A Special Community who confided [...]

By |September 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When A School Principal Said “I Don’t Know What Autism Is”

Conquering Disney World As An Autism Family

This guest blog is from Lainie Gutterman who writes at Lainie Of Leisure. This blog originally appeared here. Interested in guest blogging for Kerry Magro & A Special Community? LEARN MORE HERE I was somewhat hesitant and a bit apprehensive leading [...]

By |September 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Conquering Disney World As An Autism Family

‘I Was Told Only White Children Could Have Autism’

Dear Teacher, Everyday I read my Google Alerts under the topic of ‘autism’ and hear about the troubling stories that are going on today in our community. Between teachers who lock their students in cages to try to control them, [...]

By |August 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘I Was Told Only White Children Could Have Autism’

Disney World’s Snow White Helps Boy With Autism Who Was Having A Meltdown

A true story of compassion! I recently saw a Facebook post from Lauren Bergner, an autism mom locally here in New Jersey of her experience with Brody, her nonverbal boy with autism when they were visiting Disney World. Brody was [...]

By |August 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Disney World’s Snow White Helps Boy With Autism Who Was Having A Meltdown

Man with Autism Graduates From Law School; Passes Bar Exam on First Try

Erik Weber is quite an accomplished young man. Erik who was diagnosed with autism at 3 graduated from Cal Western School of Law in 2015 and recently just passed the bar exam as well on the first try! Erik now [...]

By |August 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment

8-Year-Old Consoles Crying Classmate With Autism On First Day Of School

What a great story! Christian Moore, a 8-year-old attending Minneha Core Knowledge Elementary went up to a classmate who was on the autism spectrum and crying and decided to try and console him by holding his hand and walking him [...]

By |August 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 8-Year-Old Consoles Crying Classmate With Autism On First Day Of School

Dear Teachers Who Have Students With Special Needs

To the teachers who have students with special needs, I hope you realize the impact you have. Growing up with autism, I had unique learning challenges. I didn’t say my first word till I was 3 and was officially diagnosed [...]

By |August 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dear Teachers Who Have Students With Special Needs

Please Talk To Your Kids And Co-Workers About Disabilities

A little education can go a long way. As a professional speaker who also has autism, I often talk to hundreds of parents, educators, therapists, and businesses each year about diversity & inclusion. During these conversations disability awareness and acceptance [...]

By |August 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Please Talk To Your Kids And Co-Workers About Disabilities

New Children’s Book Encourages Kids To Include Those With Autism

This is my review of blogger Deidra Darst new book Artie is Awesome that you can purchase now on Amazon here. Here is a link to Deidra’s Teachers pay Teachers site with Artie materials as well. Would you like me [...]

By |August 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Children’s Book Encourages Kids To Include Those With Autism