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Children With Autism Invited To Meet Santa In A Sensory-Friendly Setting

Kick off the holiday season with Cornerstone Montclair at our Autism and Sensory Friendly Santa Event! All children are welcome at this event. It is designed to be especially welcoming to children with autism and other challenges. Families will have the [...]

By |November 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dollywood is Going The Extra Mile to Make Their Amusement Park Autism-Friendly

Dolly Parton’s Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, is doing something awesome to help children with autism. According to Knoxville’s WBIR after realizing the increase in autism families coming to visit the park that they would start one of [...]

By |July 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

How ‘Curious Incident’ Helped Bring Autism Awareness to Broadway

If you watched the 2015 Tony awards you may know about the popularity of the new play “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” Based on the 2003 best-selling novel by Mark Haddon, Curious Incident won 5 Tony [...]

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10 Things I Wish Our Entertainment Industry Knew About Autism

It’s been almost 30 years since the 1988 movie “Rain Man” came out, featuring Dustin Hoffman as a character who was on the autism spectrum. At the time, it was one of the few depictions of autism in film. Since [...]

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10 Places We Need More Autism-Friendly Events in 2016

Over the past several years there have been countless efforts to provide more autism-friendly events for our communities to enjoy! Growing up with autism in the early 90’s these events were limited but now are becoming more popular in different [...]

By |December 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10 Places We Need More Autism-Friendly Events in 2016

Santa with Autism Sits on Ground to Play with Boy with Autism

This holiday season I met a 5-year-old boy with autism who absolutely loves dinosaurs. He came to our Autism-Friendly Santa Weekend where children with autism like him were going to meet me, a Santa with autism. When he came to [...]

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A Letter to the Seattle Seahawks Who Are Supporting Our Autism Community!

Dear Seattle Seahawks, I've been following what you've been doing in the autism community for the past several years now. It all started when I learned that Mr. John Schneider, your general manager has a son named Ben who’s on [...]

By |October 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Letter to the Seattle Seahawks Who Are Supporting Our Autism Community!