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Being Different Doesn’t Mean I’m Broken And Need Fixing

This guest post is by Jared Hites a young man on the autism spectrum. Jared attends Itasca Community College. Jared is applying for our Fall 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more about the organization and how to apply for our scholarship here. You can help our scholarship program [...]

What Netflix’s Atypical Gets Right In Season 1; What We’d Love To See In Season 2

A new Netflix series, Atypical, was recently announced. It looks at Sam Gardener, a high-functioning teen with autism. It depicts his navigation through high school, from trying to find a relationship and other aspects of his journey. The series has been recently renewed for a second season! As someone who binge watched Season 1 and [...]

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The Good Doctor Is Here To Stay

Full disclosure: After only 1 episode I have no idea what the future is for The Good Doctor (which will premiere Sep. 25 at 10/9C on ABC). What I can tell you; this show has all the makings of an ABC smash-hit. Let’s begin with the cast. Freddie Highmore (Bates Motel, Charlie and The Chocolate [...]

By |September 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Good Doctor Is Here To Stay

A Letter To Matthew McConaughey For Supporting Our Autism Community

Dear Matthew McConaughey, I don’t know if you’ll ever read this letter but I want you to know how much we appreciate you for supporting our autism community. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbUiXBiD9aU I found out that you partnered with Kiehl’s in the hopes of raising $200,000 dollars for Autism Speaks. What an amazing way to help support others! [...]

By |September 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

I Have Asperger’s, Am Attending College And Have A 3.5 GPA

This guest post is by Patrick-Michael Green, a young man on the autism spectrum. Patrick attends Southeastern Louisiana University. Patrick is applying for our Summer 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more about the organization and how to apply for our scholarship here. Living with Asperger’s leads to many complications in [...]

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