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National Speaker With Autism Involved In An Initiative To Eradicate Bullying

This guest Q&A is with Anthony Ianni, a public speaker and autism self-advocate. He's one of the first people with autism to ever play Division I Basketball. As a fellow anti-bullying activist who speaks on the topic of bullying prevention, [...]

By |October 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Man With Autism First-Ever To Play Division I College Basketball

Doctors told Anthony's parents when he was 5 that his autism was so severe he'd one day have to live in a group home. Anthony Ianni and his parents never wanted that to be his life though. Anthony was one [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Man With Autism First-Ever To Play Division I College Basketball

This Wonderful Organization’s Passion For Helping People With Autism Is Inspiring

This guest Q&A is with Tammy Morris, the Chief Program Officer for the Autism Alliance of Michigan. Tammy oversees all of AAoM’s programmatic and community activities.  She is a licensed Speech/Language Pathologist with 20 years of experience providing evaluation, diagnostic [...]

By |January 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on This Wonderful Organization’s Passion For Helping People With Autism Is Inspiring

World Autism Awareness Day: 10 Quotes From People With Autism

Our kids with autism are going to one day be adults with autism. As a mentor to younger kids on the spectrum, one question I get a lot is about positive role models who are also on the spectrum within [...]

By |October 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on World Autism Awareness Day: 10 Quotes From People With Autism

I’m a Husband, a Father, Played Division I Basketball and Also Have Autism

This guest Q&A post is by autism advocate and national motivational speaker Anthony Ianni. He is also the first-ever individual with autism to ever play Division I Basketball for Coach Tom Izzo at Michigan State. Kerry: Hey Anthony! When did [...]

By |September 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I’m a Husband, a Father, Played Division I Basketball and Also Have Autism

5 Athletes with Autism Who Would Inspire at the ESPYS

In honor of the ESPY Awards I wanted to share a list of 5 people with autism who have not only been inspirations to me but I believe have inspired countless others in our community. As someone who played basketball [...]

By |July 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|2 Comments

10 Inspirational People with Autism

Growing up with autism wasn't always easy. When I was young I often looked for a role model to look up too from the autism community. That was when the numbers of autism were about 1 in every 1000 individuals [...]

By |June 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment