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They Said I Would Never Speak Again; Now I’m An Award-Winning Singer

This guest post is by Nick Ryland a young man on the autism spectrum. He is a multi-instrumentalist and award-winning singer who will be studying opera performance at the University of Texas. Nick is applying for our Spring 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more about the organization [...]

People Underestimated Me Because Of My Autism Diagnosis; Now I’m Going To College

This guest post is by Caleb Chiariello, a young man on the autism spectrum. In the fall, he will be attending Stevens Institute of Technology and will be majoring in Computer Science. Caleb enjoys reading books, playing video games (specifically Nintendo games), running and taking care of his dog, Dash. Caleb is applying for our Spring 2017 Making [...]

Doctors Dismissed Me As A ‘Hopeless Case’ Because Of My Autism; The Doctors Were Wrong

This guest post is by Austin Gillum is a young man with high-functioning autism. He grew up as an Army brat moving around the United States and other parts of the world. He is finishing his junior year of college through the University of Maryland University College. Austin is applying for our Spring 2017 Making a Difference [...]

My Autism Adventure

This guest post is by Seth Tiffan, a young man on the autism spectrum. Seth will be attending University of Idaho with a major in Accounting. Seth is applying for our Spring 2017 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 [...]

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I Have Autism And Am Pursuing A Degree To Help Students With Special Needs

This guest post is by Lauren Roth who is a senior at Carmel High School who will be attending Ball State University in the Fall 2017 to study Special Education. She is active in her community. She participated in Carmel Marching Greyhounds and has over 210 volunteer hours at various organizations. Lauren is applying for our Spring 2017 [...]

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