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Why I’m Advocating For Reliable Autism Resources Across The Lifespan

“Because children with autism will one day be adults with autism. Everyone deserves supports to live the best quality of life possible.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtgGzKRHT-Y This is a quote I shared in one of my first TED Talks I ever gave about my journey growing up on the autism spectrum. Today I would consider myself an autism [...]

By |March 25th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Our Autism Community Needs To Stop Infighting And Start Working Together

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 (autismmommytherapist.wordpress.com)about her two children with autism. She is the author of Raising Autism: Surviving the Early Years available on Amazon. [...]

By |March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Amy Schumer Reveals Her Husband Is On The Autism Spectrum

I just had the opportunity to watch Amy Schumer's Netflix special "Growing" where she reveals for the first time that her husband, Chris Fischer, is on the autism spectrum. I have to say as someone on the autism spectrum who works with teens and adults with special needs in terms of dating advice the quote [...]

By |March 21st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Being Autistic And Having The Right Mindset In Your Life

This guest post is by Cameron Meserve, a man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and will be attending Thomas College. Cameron is applying for the Spring 2019 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 [...]

Diagnosed With Autism As An Adult; My Next Journey Will Be Going To College

This guest post is by Louisa Ann Wuethrich, a woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and will be attending Grand Canyon University where she is majoring in Christian Studies. Louisa is applying for the Spring 2019 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more about the organization and [...]

By |March 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments