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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 [...]

By |November 12th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |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 [...]

By |November 10th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |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 [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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