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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

These ID Cards are Helping Police Communicate with People with Autism

This guest post is by Kerry Magro. Kerry is a full-time professional speaker and self-advocate. Have him give a talk in your area or even potentially a first responder training at your local police precinct by sending him an inquiry [...]

By |November 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on These ID Cards are Helping Police Communicate with People with Autism

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

ABC Debuts New Show That Features a Teenager with Special Needs

Looking for something new to watch? A new show called “Speechless” has been picked up by ABC. The show that looks at the lives of a family with three children includes one teenager named JJ who’s nonverbal and uses a [...]

By |May 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ABC Debuts New Show That Features a Teenager with Special Needs

Miss Nevada 2016 Gives TEDxTalk About Autism & The Importance of Siblings

“There’s no greater disability in society than the inability to see a person as more…” This was one of the quotes Miss Nevada 2016 Bailey Gumm shared in her recent TEDxTalk titled “Autism Through A Different Lens.” Gumm, a dear [...]

By |May 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Miss Nevada 2016 Gives TEDxTalk About Autism & The Importance of Siblings

Coldplay’s Performance of ‘Fix You’ Moves Boy with Autism to Tears

Huillo Vasquez, a young boy with autism recently attended a concert in Mexico City with his family. Luis who loves Coldplay became emotional when Coldplay performed their hit song “Fix You.” The video that was recorded by his father Luis [...]

By |May 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Coldplay’s Performance of ‘Fix You’ Moves Boy with Autism to Tears

Nike Debuts More Shoes for People with Disabilities Like Me

As reported by Disability Scoop and The Mighty, these new sneakers designed for people with disabilities are receiving some HUGE love from our community. Nike a few years ago came out with the Zoom Soldier 8 that were their first [...]

By |March 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Nike Debuts More Shoes for People with Disabilities Like Me

Holly Robinson Peete’s New Reality TV Show Will Focus on Autism

Actress Holly Robinson Peete is known for her roles in shows such as 21 Jump Street and Hangin with Mr. Cooper but what some don’t know about her is that she is also a huge autism advocate! Peete who has [...]

By |March 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

The Special Bond Between a Girl with Autism and Her Therapy Cat

Iris Grace is an internationally known painter who is only 6-years-old and has autism. Inside Edition recently shared the story of her friendship with her cat that went viral. Check out the video below... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qjVYHUMsRQ Animals have had such a positive [...]

By |March 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Special Bond Between a Girl with Autism and Her Therapy Cat

Adele Invites Fan with Autism Onstage to Perform a Duet with Her

Emily, a 12-year-old girl with autism had the opportunity to live out a dream at a recent Adele concert that she attended at Manchester Arena. Emily’s sign that she was holding said, “It’s my dream to sing with Adele…” The [...]

By |March 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adele Invites Fan with Autism Onstage to Perform a Duet with Her