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10 Things People with Autism Wish You Knew

Here are some things we hope, as people with autism, that you knew… 10. Not all of us are math geniuses like Rain Man. 9. Not all people with autism are the same. If you’ve met one individual with autism, [...]

By |August 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment

When Someone Says Your Child with Autism Will ‘Eat When They’re Hungry’

Oh vey, if it only were that easy. Has anyone made a comment when you were trying to feed your child and said, “Oh, don’t worry so much. They'll eat when they're hungry?” I can relate to this all too well. Growing up, [...]

By |August 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When Someone Says Your Child with Autism Will ‘Eat When They’re Hungry’

This Autism Dad Is Advocating For Reliable Autism Resources Across The Lifespan

This guest Q&A is with Billy Mann, a proud husband, father of four, autism family advocate and activist who happens to be a Grammy nominated record producer and songwriter who’s worked with a Who’s Who in music from Burt Bacharach [...]

By |August 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on This Autism Dad Is Advocating For Reliable Autism Resources Across The Lifespan

Personal Trainer Starts Gym For Those With Autism And Special Needs

It's amazing when people look to include members of our community. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9NrtJZuioU Great example: Puzzle Piece Athletics; started by personal trainer Chad Hooker in Pleasanton, California. On his website where you can learn more about his program here it says [...]

By |July 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Vivint Gives Back Is Making The World A Safer Place For Children With Autism

This guest Q&A is with Holly Mero-Bench, Director of Vivint Gives Back. Holly writes "As a founding member and director of Vivint Gives Back, Vivint Smart Home’s charitable foundation, I lead an ambitious corporate social responsibility program focused on helping [...]

By |July 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Vivint Gives Back Is Making The World A Safer Place For Children With Autism

Mom Writes Children’s Book On Autism To Help Children Understand Her Son

This is my review of blogger Mandy Farmer’s new book I Like Dinosaurs Too! which you can purchase now on Amazon here. Would you like me to write a review of your next book/product for my website to promote to our [...]

By |July 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mom Writes Children’s Book On Autism To Help Children Understand Her Son

11-Year-Old Boy With Autism Drowns In Neighbor’s Pool

Madou Ba, an 11-year-old boy with autism drowned in his neighbor’s swimming pool in Northern Kentucky. Madou ventured outside of his family’s home and it was about 20 minutes before they realized he was missing. First responders when they made [...]

By |July 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment

10-Year-Old Gives Powerful Speech At School About Having Autism

This guest post is by Conor Miranda who wrote this speech to read at his elementary school for Autism Awareness Week in April, 2018. Erin Garland, the inclusion specialist at Conor’s school, hosts this autism awareness week every other year [...]

By |July 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10-Year-Old Gives Powerful Speech At School About Having Autism

Dad Instead Of Birthday Gifts Asks For Donations To Raise Money For Autism

My dad who has supported me during my journey from severe nonverbal autism to today being a professional speaker wrote on Facebook... "For my 70th birthday this year, I'm asking for donations to my son Kerry's nonprofit 'A Special Community' [...]

By |July 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dad Instead Of Birthday Gifts Asks For Donations To Raise Money For Autism

‘Screaming Bucket’ Placed Over Head Of Boy With Autism; Parents Sue School District

Unacceptable. Can't believe anyone would think this would be ok. I’m stunned to hear of the news of Steven Keske, a 7-year-old boy with autism & ‘other special needs’ from Illinois had a ‘screaming bucket’ placed over his head while [...]

By |June 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘Screaming Bucket’ Placed Over Head Of Boy With Autism; Parents Sue School District