To The Colorado Teacher Who Called Special Needs Children The R-Word

A Colorado Kindergarten teacher is facing dismissal after allegedly saying "I’m so tired of hearing about special needs children…They were re****** before COVID and they’ll still be re****** after…Do you really think they will be [...]

By |August 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Family asked to leave Disney Store after autistic child couldn’t keep mask on

I just learned that a 6-year-old girl name Ruby who is on the autism spectrum was asked to leave (along with her family) a Disney Store in London, Ontario for improperly wearing her mask inside [...]

By |August 6th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Netflix’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Features New Autistic Character

Season 2 was just released on Netflix. Harlan Cooper is played by Justin Paul Kelly is a recurring character on Season 2 of the show. He is described as a shy autistic kid. As a [...]

By |August 5th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

New Netflix Film Features Autistic Teen Who Is A Rubik’s Cube World Champion

Will you be tuning in? Representation is important and I applaud Netflix for continuing to put the spotlight on our autism community. In a new short-documentary film called The Speed Cubers we get in an [...]

By |August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

“The Kids That Are Going Further In Life Aren’t The Special Ed Kids”

"The kids that are going further in life aren't the special ed kids." A parent is receiving backlash after starting a heated Facebook debate that her non-disabled child should receive more in-person schooling than a [...]

By |August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Octavia Spencer Asks Hollywood To Increase Casting Of People With Disabilities

Such an important topic! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYcKlnIc63M&feature=emb_title If you've followed my journey from nonverbal autism to professional speaker on my social media channels you've probably heard me talk about the fact that less than 1% of disabled [...]

By |July 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments