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New Autism Comedy Drama Will Feature 3 Autistic Actors

Have you seen the show “Parenthood” that features Max Kellerman, a young boy with autism? The producer of that show Jason Katim, is back to bring Amazon Studios a new comedy drama based on the Israeli show ‘On the Spectrum.’ [...]

By |June 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Autism Comedy Drama Will Feature 3 Autistic Actors

Consent Form To Post Your Scholarship Essay

Click on the link below where you can print, sign, scan and upload via the scholarship form so we can post your scholarship essay. Scholarship Essay Consent Form

By |June 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Consent Form To Post Your Scholarship Essay

Myka Stauffer Breaks Silence After ‘Rehoming’ Autistic Son

Myka Stauffer, a popular Youtube vlogger, just posted an apology about ‘letting down’ her fans a month after announcing the rehoming of her 3-year-old autistic son Huxley. You can read her apology in the Instagram embed at the bottom of [...]

By |June 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Myka Stauffer Breaks Silence After ‘Rehoming’ Autistic Son

New Autism Series To Premiere On Netflix July 22

Will you be tuning in? It was just announced on Variety that Love on the Spectrum, a show that originally aired on ABC Australia last November, will start streaming on Netflix on July 22. The show that will have 5 [...]

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High School Student With Special Needs Left Out Of School’s Yearbook

“While everyone in the special education department was acknowledged, my sister wasn't.” This comes from a passionate Facebook post from Claudia DeFabio who’s sister Glenda who has special needs, was not included in Watchung Hills Regional High School yearbook which [...]

By |June 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on High School Student With Special Needs Left Out Of School’s Yearbook

Seven Arrested For Attack Against 17-Year-Old Autistic Girl

I have a favor to ask… Would you all consider joining this Facebook group ‘Kindness for Makenna’ and leaving her a positive message? Makenna is 17 and on the autism spectrum who was attacked by seven teens who have all [...]

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Individuals With Developmental Disabilities More Likely To Die From COVID-19

Hey everyone. Hope everyone is staying safe! I just read that there were findings in the Disability and Health Journal that say that those with intellectual and development disabilities from the ages of 18 to 74 with COVID-19 had a [...]

By |June 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Individuals With Developmental Disabilities More Likely To Die From COVID-19

Cops Looking For Huxley; A Boy With Autism ‘Rehomed’ By Stauffer Family

This situation has just taken another turn. I just read on the NY Daily News that "The county sheriff’s office (Delaware County Sheriff’s Office) said it’s working with “several other agencies” to find Huxley."  Hopefully more details will be coming [...]

By |June 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cops Looking For Huxley; A Boy With Autism ‘Rehomed’ By Stauffer Family

10 Things That Helped Me During Meltdowns As An Autistic Child

One of the more common questions I get asked as a professional speaker & autism self-advocate is about my communication challenges. After this question though the majority of the questions are about my previous meltdowns due to sensory-overload. As a [...]

By |May 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Having Support Growing Up With Autism Led Me To My College Acceptance

This guest post is by Brad Greissman, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Adelphi University studying Political Science. Brad is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference started [...]

By |May 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Having Support Growing Up With Autism Led Me To My College Acceptance