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I Want To See More Autism Resources For Our Families In The Next Decade

This is why we need to continue to advocate. For so long growing up with autism my parents wondered what resources would be possible for me to receive. Would they come as part of my IEP? Would they need to [...]

By |December 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Want To See More Autism Resources For Our Families In The Next Decade

The Day I’ll Have To Put My Son With Autism In A Group Home

I'm so happy that Sarah, a mom blogger who writes at TheStayAtHomeSoprano.com allowed us to share her blog for our readers! You can read this original post on her blog here. I just read a blog post where the author was asked to [...]

By |December 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Day I’ll Have To Put My Son With Autism In A Group Home

Autism Advocate Temple Grandin Awarded Dole Leadership Prize

My friend and fellow autism self-advocate Dr. Temple Grandin I’m happy to announce just received the 2019 Dole Leadership Prize at the University of Kansas on Dec 11 of 2019! I first met her when keynoting with her at Memphis [...]

By |December 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Autism Advocate Temple Grandin Awarded Dole Leadership Prize

Taylor Swift Gives $10,000 to Help Boy with Autism Receive Service Dog

When we give talks around the country as a professional speaker we often talk about, along with providing resources for our community based on my personal journey growing up on the autism spectrum, individuals who have made an impact for [...]

By |December 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|8 Comments

Greta Thunberg, A 16-Year-Old With Autism, Named Time’s 2019 Person Of The Year

The climate activist is the youngest choice ever to be named Person of the Year and one of the first with autism. Here is a video where you can learn more about her work and her discussing her Aspergers as [...]

By |December 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Greta Thunberg, A 16-Year-Old With Autism, Named Time’s 2019 Person Of The Year

I Used To Be A Nonverbal; Years Later I’m Now Going To College

This guest post is by Regal Noye, a young man on the autism spectrum who was diagnosed with autism at 2 and now has been accepted into University of Tennessee Chattanooga where he'll be majoring in environmental studies. Regal is applying for [...]

By |December 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Used To Be A Nonverbal; Years Later I’m Now Going To College

Despite Abuse And Bullying Growing Up With Autism I’m Now Going To College!

This guest post is by Alexia Wilson, a young woman on the autism spectrum who was diagnosed with autism at 18-months-old and now has been accepted into University of Southern Indiana. Alexia is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via [...]

By |December 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Despite Abuse And Bullying Growing Up With Autism I’m Now Going To College!

I’m An Adult On The Autism Spectrum And Want To Change The World

This guest post is by Andrew Arboe, a young man on the autism spectrum who was diagnosed with autism 8 and now has been accepted into Charter Oak State College for Psychology. Andrew is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism [...]

By |November 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I’m An Adult On The Autism Spectrum And Want To Change The World

Vicious Attack On Student With Autism And Epilepsy Caught On Camera

A video of a 17-year-old with autism and epilepsy from Middleburg Heights, Ohio being beaten is now making the rounds in the news. The victim, Nick Hoffman who was attacked by a fellow student was left with a concussion. The [...]

By |November 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Vicious Attack On Student With Autism And Epilepsy Caught On Camera

6-Year-Old Boy With Autism Slapped In Face By Teacher

A special education teacher with over 18 years of experience is now no longer at Magnolia Woods Elementary in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System after slapping a 6-year-old boy with autism in the face who was having a [...]

By |November 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 6-Year-Old Boy With Autism Slapped In Face By Teacher