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I Believe That Because Of My Autism I Will Be Able To Change The World Someday

This guest post is by Ryder Brady, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into and is attending. North Shore Community College. Ryder is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making [...]

By |March 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Have Asperger Syndrome And Have Been Accepted Into College For Engineering

This guest post is by Sam Kirkpatrick, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and will be attending into Southern Maine Community College.  Sam is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM [...]

By |March 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Have Autism And Have Been Accepted Into College Studying Animation

This guest post is by Hudson Hatley, a young man on the autism spectrum who is attending Jefferson State Community College and has been accepted into Lipscomb University. Hudson is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit [...]

By |March 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Wish For Our Special Needs Families During The Coronavirus Pandemic

I wish that your loved ones whose routines have been drastically changed find a structure that works for them during this difficult transition. I wish that you and your family stay safe. I wish you find a daily schedule that [...]

By |March 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Have Autism, Was Accepted Into College & Hope To Become A Surgeon Or Medical Researcher

This guest post is by Ashley Fieber, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into UNC-Chapel Hill, Furman University, Elon University, and Gardner-Webb University. Ashley is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit [...]

By |March 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How To Talk About Coronavirus With People Who Have Autism

If you are like me you’ve probably had a conversation (or seven) about the Coronavirus (COVID-19). One of the common questions as a public speaker & autism self-advocate I’ve received in the past few days is how to talk about [...]

By |March 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It takes a village: An open letter to teachers and therapists

I know at times you may have felt underpaid and undervalued but in the last few weeks I hope you are receiving the appreciation you truly deserve for everything you’ve done to make a difference in the lives of these [...]

By |March 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Ways To Help Your Special Needs Child During The Coronavirus Pandemic

My inbox has been full recently with parents and educators asking for advice. During this time of CO-ViD19 based on my journey growing up with autism and me and my family having to deal with natural disasters (Hurricane Sandy). With [...]

By |March 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Having autism and struggling through the coronavirus pandemic

Being thrown off your routine and struggling with unexpected transitions can be a challenge for anyone. I know it may not seem like a big deal for some but because of my autism these challenges have felt dialed up to [...]

By |March 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Have Autism And Was Accepted Into College For Pre-Med

This guest post is by Annika Schoenbaechler, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Western Kentucky University where she’ll be majoring in Pre-Med in the hopes of one day becoming a ER Physician. Annika is applying for [...]

By |March 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments