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When Someone Asked If Adults Could Be Diagnosed With Autism

I was recently giving a keynote during World Autism Month in April about what happens to children with autism when they become adults when during the Q&A someone asked me about whether or not someone could be diagnosed with autism [...]

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Kevin Hart’s Response When I Told Him I Was On The Autism Spectrum

A common problem I’m faced with, as a mentor to students with special needs is that a majority of them are a victim of bullying. To help with that I’ve often told them about celebrities who have overcome bullying in [...]

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Why I Wish More People Would Understand That Autism Is A Spectrum

One of the hardest things to deal with as an individual with autism for me is often how some people can't believe you’re on the spectrum. Before I continue…. I’ll admit it; I today have an invisible disability. It wasn’t [...]

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A Letter To Disney On Helping Promote Autism Awareness & Acceptance

Dear Disney, Growing up on the autism spectrum one of the most magical places in the world for me to visit was Disney. It didn’t matter if it was Disney World, Disney Land or simply by popping in a VHS [...]

By |June 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Letter To Disney On Helping Promote Autism Awareness & Acceptance

Inspiring Young Man With Autism Volunteers To Help Others With Special Needs

This guest Q&A is with Klervo an 18-year-old man and a student at ECLC in Chatham, NJ. Klervo is on the autism spectrum and is making a huge difference in our community. Hi Klervo! What made you want to get [...]

By |June 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Inspiring Young Man With Autism Volunteers To Help Others With Special Needs

This Amazing Dad Helped Start An Organization To Provide Support For Our Autism Community

This guest Q&A is with The Kids & Dreams Foundation founder Aaron Bly. Aaron is the proud father of five incredible children including his middle son, Trae, who has autism. The foundation was created to help provide support to children & [...]

By |May 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on This Amazing Dad Helped Start An Organization To Provide Support For Our Autism Community

Special Education Teacher Arrested After Child With Autism Was Locked In A Closet

For some reason, it was 2 years before this educator, Donna Morgan Hughes was actually charged with this crime…. Hughes was recently arrested after police said that she locked a 5-year-old with autism up in a supply closet, with no [...]

By |May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Nonverbal Girl With Autism Struck In Face By School Bus Aide

Details are still coming together on this shocking story.... In Illinois, Kayla Rushing, a 6-year-old girl who is nonverbal and on the autism spectrum was struck in the face twice by a school bus aide. The incident was brought up [...]

By |May 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|6 Comments

This Wonderful Mom Is Helping Us Understand The Entire Spectrum Of Autism

This guest Q&A is with Kate Swenson who is the mother to two amazing little boys. Her son Cooper is on the severe end of the spectrum. She shares a glimpse into her secret world through videos at Finding Cooper’s Voice. [...]

By |April 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on This Wonderful Mom Is Helping Us Understand The Entire Spectrum Of Autism

I Have Autism And This Is My Review Of The Power Ranger Who Has Autism

Warning: Spoilers below…   Growing up in the ’90s, I was completely obsessed with the “Power Rangers” TV show like many of my peers were. To show you how far my fandom goes, one of my first crushes was on [...]

By |March 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And This Is My Review Of The Power Ranger Who Has Autism