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10 Ways You Can Help Your Child Who Has Autism

Often I get asked about what helped me the most growing up on the autism spectrum. Being nonverbal till 2.5 and dealing with obstacles with both sensory and motor challenges as well, I can truly say it was a long [...]

By |February 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Letter To Women From A Man With Autism: Will You Go On A Date With Me?

My name is Kerry and I was wondering if you’d be interested in potentially going out on a date with me? I live in New Jersey and have dated girls from New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania in the past. [...]

By |February 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Have Autism And One Day Want To Open A School For Children With Disabilities

This guest post is by Rachel Barcellona a young woman on the autism spectrum who is currently attending St. Petersburg College. Rachel is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more [...]

By |January 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 Musicians with Autism That Would Inspire at The Grammys

In honor of the 60th Grammy Awards tonight on CBS I wanted to share a list of musicians on the spectrum who would be on my wish-list to make it to the big show next year. James Durbin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLNxG7NTi8w [...]

By |January 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|3 Comments

‘Please Stand By’ Is A Heartfelt Movie About A Woman With Autism

While we are seeing an increase in movies (Joyful Noise, Jane Wants A Boyfriend) and television shows (The Good Doctor, Atypical, A-Word) on autism some may say that Please Stand By may play it a bit safe at times in [...]

By |January 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘Please Stand By’ Is A Heartfelt Movie About A Woman With Autism

Starting College And Becoming Independent As A Person With Autism

This guest post is by Jared Hites a young man on the autism spectrum who is currently attending Itasca Community College. Jared is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read [...]

By |January 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|14 Comments

My Journey To College On The Autism Spectrum

This guest post is by Marques Brockington, a young adult with autism who will be attending Eastern University in the Fall. Marques is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can [...]

By |January 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|37 Comments

‘The Good Doctor’ Scene That Resonated With Me As A Person With Autism

Warning: Spoilers below! You can watch this episode of The Good Doctor on ABC here. In an episode of “The Good Doctor” titled “Islands: Part One,” Dr. Shaun Murphy goes on a road trip with his friend and neighbor Lea. [...]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘The Good Doctor’ Scene That Resonated With Me As A Person With Autism

I Have Autism And Plan To Become A Teacher After College

This guest post is by Charles Clifford Samson, III a young man on the autism spectrum who will be attending Southeastern Louisiana University in the Fall. Charles is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making [...]

By |January 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|157 Comments

I Lost The Ability To Communicate; Now I’m About To Graduate From College

This guest post is by Joshua Mack a young man on the autism spectrum. Joshua is applying for our Fall 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more about the organization and how to [...]

By |December 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment