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Disney World’s Snow White Helps Boy With Autism Who Was Having A Meltdown

A true story of compassion! I recently saw a Facebook post from Lauren Bergner, an autism mom locally here in New Jersey of her experience with Brody, her nonverbal boy with autism when they were visiting Disney World. Brody was having a meltdown while in line to see Snow White. When he finally got to [...]

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Man with Autism Graduates From Law School; Passes Bar Exam on First Try

Erik Weber is quite an accomplished young man. Erik who was diagnosed with autism at 3 graduated from Cal Western School of Law in 2015 and recently just passed the bar exam as well on the first try! Erik now plans to practice special education law to help those with disabilities. Sometimes I see schools [...]

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8-Year-Old Consoles Crying Classmate With Autism On First Day Of School

What a great story! Christian Moore, a 8-year-old attending Minneha Core Knowledge Elementary went up to a classmate who was on the autism spectrum and crying and decided to try and console him by holding his hand and walking him inside of the school. As someone who grew up with autism, the transition back to [...]

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Dear Teachers Who Have Students With Special Needs

To the teachers who have students with special needs, I hope you realize the impact you have. Growing up with autism, I had unique learning challenges. I didn’t say my first word till I was 3 and was officially diagnosed at 4. Because of my limitations socially, when I first was just starting school, it [...]

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Please Talk To Your Kids And Co-Workers About Disabilities

A little education can go a long way. As a professional speaker who also has autism, I often talk to hundreds of parents, educators, therapists, and businesses each year about diversity & inclusion. During these conversations disability awareness and acceptance often come up as a main theme. When it comes to conversations with our kids [...]

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