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Teen Advocate With Autism Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

A short time ago I learned about Greta Thunberg, a teen with autism from Sweden who has been advocating for government action for climate change. I’m now happy to say that she’s been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize! Her [...]

By |April 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Teen Advocate With Autism Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

A Letter To My Parents When I Was Nonverbal

This guest post is by Kenneth Brown, II, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and is attending Morehouse College studying music performance with the hopes of becoming a professional musician. Kenneth is applying for the Spring 2019 Making a Difference [...]

By |April 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Letter To My Parents When I Was Nonverbal

Marching to the Beat of My Own Drummer: Achieving on the Autism Spectrum

This guest post is by Stella G, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and is attending Berklee College of Music. Stella is applying for the Spring 2019 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can [...]

By |April 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Marching to the Beat of My Own Drummer: Achieving on the Autism Spectrum

Aspies Can Succeed, Aspies Can Lead

This guest post is by Lauren Stein, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and will be attending University of Wisconsin - Whitewater majoring in Visual Arts. Lauren is applying for the Spring 2019 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the [...]

By |April 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Aspies Can Succeed, Aspies Can Lead

I Have Autism And My Plan Is To Go To Law School To Help Others Who Have Disabilities

This guest post is by Bobby Anderson Fitzgerald, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and will be attending Florida Southern College majoring in Political Science and Pre-Law. Bobby is applying for the Spring 2019 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via [...]

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The Misconception That Those With Autism Can’t Hold A Job Needs To Be Debunked

This guest post is by Carrie Hennessy who has been working with individuals with ASD and their families for over 20 years, it all started in undergrad while she was getting here degree in Psychology when she was a home [...]

By |February 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Misconception That Those With Autism Can’t Hold A Job Needs To Be Debunked

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

I Hope To Help Others With Disabilities Like Me

This guest post is by Mason Carter, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and will be attending Miami University, Oxford where he will be majoring in Engineering. Mason is applying for the Spring 2019 Making a Difference [...]

By |February 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Hope To Help Others With Disabilities Like Me

I See My Autism As A Gift

This guest post is by Jacob Boenzi, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted too and will be attending the Mesa Community College where he hopes to study Political Science, Law & Journalism. Jacob is applying for [...]

By |January 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I See My Autism As A Gift

I Have Autism And Hope To One Day Pursue A Career In Cyber Security

This guest post is by Jason Dine, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted too and will be attending the Columbus State University. Jason is applying for the Spring 2019 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM [...]

By |January 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|17 Comments