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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 [...]

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Embracing Not Just Some, But The Entire Autism Spectrum

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 [...]

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Netflix’s ‘Love on the Spectrum’ Gives Me Hope Of Finding Love One Day

Will you be tuning in? The docuseries “Love on the Spectrum” which originally aired in Australia in 2019 and just premiered on Netflix, looks at seven singles and two couples, all who are on the [...]

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People With Autism Find Jobs At The Chocolate Spectrum

What an awesome name for a company! The Chocolate Spectrum are an artisan chocolate company who hire people on the autism spectrum based out of Jupiter, Florida. It was started by a mom who has [...]

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My Review Of Netflix’s ‘Love On The Spectrum’ As An Adult With Autism

The docuseries “Love on the Spectrum,” which originally aired in Australia in 2019 and just premiered on Netflix this week, looks at seven singles and two couples, all who are on the autism spectrum navigating [...]

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Wearing A Mask Is A Sensory Nightmare

Please don't 'mask shame' someone especially if they are practicing physical distancing. You may not know the challenges they are going through. In my recent workshop I gave on sensory challenges I discuss how, along [...]

By |July 20th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wearing A Mask Is A Sensory Nightmare