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My Life On The Spectrum – A Blessing In Disguise

This guest post is by Connor McCormick, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Oklahoma State University and Abilene Christian University where he'll be majoring in Computer Science. Connor is applying for the Spring 2021 Making a [...]

By |November 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on My Life On The Spectrum – A Blessing In Disguise

Autism: Thinking Differently Than Others

This guest post is by Colin Nelson, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into the University of Oregon where he'll be pursuing a Masters in Psychology. Stanley is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism [...]

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I Have Autism And My Advice To Parents Is To Use Your Voice To Advocate

This guest post is by Sean Wilde, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into and will be attending Eastern CT State University. Sean is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making [...]

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The Challenges And Achievements Of An Autistic Kid Like Me

This guest post is by Kaleb Carter, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into and will be attending Nicholls University in their Bridge to Independence program. Kaleb is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via [...]

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People Considered Me ‘Weak’ Because Of My Autism; Now I’m Going To College

This guest post is by Rory Brockway, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into and will be attending Asbury University where she will be majoring in Business. Rory is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via [...]

By |February 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|1 Comment

My review of Netflix’s ‘Atypical’ as an adult with autism

Season 3 of Atypical just debuted on Netflix on November 1, 2019.  It looks at Sam Gardener, a high-functioning 19-year-old with autism. In Season 1 and 2, it depicted his navigation through high school, and in Season 3 his journey [...]

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I Have Autism And My Parents Advice Kept Me Pushing For Greatness

This guest post is by Walter Foster Michaelis, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted by Oglethorpe University for college! Walter is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference started [...]

By |September 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And My Parents Advice Kept Me Pushing For Greatness

Woman With Autism Graduates College; Named Valedictorian

Tal Anderson is quite the talented young woman. A winner of the Making A Difference for Autism Scholarship Program ran by my nonprofit organization KFM Making A Difference Tal recently told me that she graduated with a B.S. in Film [...]

By |June 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Woman With Autism Graduates College; Named Valedictorian

Even if Others Are Looking Out For You, Keep Looking Out For Yourself

This guest post is by Chase DePue, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and will be attending Saint Joseph University majoring in International Relations with the hopes of a dual major with two minors in Economics, [...]

By |May 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Even if Others Are Looking Out For You, Keep Looking Out For Yourself

Achieving With Autism Through Science and Service

This guest post is by Peter Moore, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and will be attending The Ohio State University majoring in Health Sciences. Peter is applying for the Spring 2019 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the [...]

By |May 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Achieving With Autism Through Science and Service