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Seven Arrested For Attack Against 17-Year-Old Autistic Girl

I have a favor to ask… Would you all consider joining this Facebook group ‘Kindness for Makenna’ and leaving her a positive message? Makenna is 17 and on the autism spectrum who was attacked by [...]

By |June 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Individuals With Developmental Disabilities More Likely To Die From COVID-19

Hey everyone. Hope everyone is staying safe! I just read that there were findings in the Disability and Health Journal that say that those with intellectual and development disabilities from the ages of 18 to [...]

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Cops Looking For Huxley; A Boy With Autism ‘Rehomed’ By Stauffer Family

This situation has just taken another turn. I just read on the NY Daily News that "The county sheriff’s office (Delaware County Sheriff’s Office) said it’s working with “several other agencies” to find Huxley."  Hopefully [...]

By |June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cops Looking For Huxley; A Boy With Autism ‘Rehomed’ By Stauffer Family

10 Things That Helped Me During Meltdowns As An Autistic Child

One of the more common questions I get asked as a professional speaker & autism self-advocate is about my communication challenges. After this question though the majority of the questions are about my previous meltdowns [...]

By |May 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Having Support Growing Up With Autism Led Me To My College Acceptance

This guest post is by Brad Greissman, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Adelphi University studying Political Science. Brad is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit [...]

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The Gifts Versus The Challenges Of Autism

This guest post is by John 'Charlie' Abb, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and is attending University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), Winston-Salem studying Digital Computer Graphics. Charlie is [...]

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