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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|5 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

When People Say ‘I Love Someone With Autism To The Moon And Back’

Have you ever used this quote before? A few years ago I saw the quote, “I Love Someone With Autism to the Moon and Back” for the first time. This quote has resonated with me because of the countless families [...]

By |March 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When People Say ‘I Love Someone With Autism To The Moon And Back’

When People Think You Can ‘Spank The Autism’ Out Of A Child

Sorry to disappoint you but you can’t ‘spank the autism’ out of a child anymore than I can slap the ignorance out of you. Whenever I go on social media nowadays I am still shocked about the ignorance that I [...]

By |March 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When People Think You Can ‘Spank The Autism’ Out Of A Child

Inspiring Woman Uses Pageant Platform To Advocate For People With Autism

We are inspired by this autism advocate and super sibling! Miss Concord United States, Marcie Renae Trivette, is in the running for the Miss North Carolina United States competition in Charlotte, NC on January 27th & 28th, 2017. Last year, [...]

By |January 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Inspiring Woman Uses Pageant Platform To Advocate For People With Autism

This Amazing Nurse Opened A School For Special Needs Children

This guest post is by Mary Ann Bennett, Chief Operating Officer at Springbrook Behavioral Health which has centers of excellence behavioral programs for children and adolescents with autism. She is a nurse and has helped design the programs at Springbrook with [...]

By |January 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on This Amazing Nurse Opened A School For Special Needs Children

Girl With Autism Performs A Breathtaking Rendition Of ‘Hallelujah’

Kaylee Rodgers, a 10-year-old girl with autism has gone viral with her rendition of ‘Hallelujah.’ Kaylee attends Killard House School in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland and sang a solo of the popular tune as part of her school’s choir concert. I [...]

By |December 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Girl With Autism Performs A Breathtaking Rendition Of ‘Hallelujah’

When Ashton Kutcher Shared My Story of Growing Up With Autism

When I met the multitalented Anna Kendrick in New York at one of her book signings, I told her about my journey growing up on the autism spectrum. After I shared about her incredible response when I told her I have [...]

By |November 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When Ashton Kutcher Shared My Story of Growing Up With Autism