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To The Siblings Who Love Someone On The Autism Spectrum

To The Siblings Who Love Someone On The Autism Spectrum, Today is National Sibling Day and I want you to know how important you are to your sibling. I grew up on the autism spectrum not having a sibling but [...]

By |April 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Will Wear Blue On April 2 For World Autism Awareness Day

The color blue has always had a special meaning to me but Light It Up Blue on World Autism Awareness Day on April 2nd took it to another level as someone who is on the autism spectrum. For 4 years [...]

By |April 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Will Wear Blue On April 2 For World Autism Awareness Day

I Have Autism And Never Gave Up On My Dream Of Being A Mechanical Engineer

This guest post is by Colin Roberts a young man on the autism spectrum who will be attending Louisiana State University and pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Colin is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the [...]

By |March 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And Never Gave Up On My Dream Of Being A Mechanical Engineer

10 Ways You Can Help Your Child Who Has Autism

Often I get asked about what helped me the most growing up on the autism spectrum. Being nonverbal till 2.5 and dealing with obstacles with both sensory and motor challenges as well, I can truly say it was a long [...]

By |February 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10 Ways You Can Help Your Child Who Has Autism

I Have Autism And One Day Want To Open A School For Children With Disabilities

This guest post is by Rachel Barcellona a young woman on the autism spectrum who is currently attending St. Petersburg College. Rachel is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more [...]

By |January 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And One Day Want To Open A School For Children With Disabilities

‘Please Stand By’ Is A Heartfelt Movie About A Woman With Autism

While we are seeing an increase in movies (Joyful Noise, Jane Wants A Boyfriend) and television shows (The Good Doctor, Atypical, A-Word) on autism some may say that Please Stand By may play it a bit safe at times in [...]

By |January 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘Please Stand By’ Is A Heartfelt Movie About A Woman With Autism

Starting College And Becoming Independent As A Person With Autism

This guest post is by Jared Hites a young man on the autism spectrum who is currently attending Itasca Community College. Jared is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read [...]

By |January 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|14 Comments

My Journey To College On The Autism Spectrum

This guest post is by Marques Brockington, a young adult with autism who will be attending Eastern University in the Fall. Marques is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can [...]

By |January 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|37 Comments

I Have Autism And Plan To Become A Teacher After College

This guest post is by Charles Clifford Samson, III a young man on the autism spectrum who will be attending Southeastern Louisiana University in the Fall. Charles is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making [...]

By |January 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|157 Comments

I Lost The Ability To Communicate; Now I’m About To Graduate From College

This guest post is by Joshua Mack a young man on the autism spectrum. Joshua is applying for our Fall 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more about the organization and how to [...]

By |December 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment