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Having Autism And Being Accepted Into College To Study Computer Science

This guest post is by Jackson Sallee, a young man on the autism spectrum who was diagnosed with autism at 6 and now has been accepted into University of Missouri in Columbia to study Computer Science. Jackson is applying for the Spring 2020 [...]

By |January 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I’m An Actress With Autism Who Hopes To Audition For A Television Show About Autism

This guest post is by Faith Butterfield, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and is attending Citrus College where she is majoring in Fine Arts. Faith is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via [...]

By |January 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Thoughts On ‘Loop’ And Pixar’s First-Ever Nonverbal Autistic Character

This new animated short I'm happy to say features Pixar's first-ever nonverbal autistic character. The short which was just released today (January 10, 2020) is overviewed by Pixar as 'two kids (Marcus and Renee who is a young autistic girl) [...]

By |January 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Review Of Pixar’s Short Film ‘Float’ As An Adult With Autism

Have you tuned in yet? The short film now on Disney+ has an autism metaphor that will relate with many in our community. Disney+ has been in the news recently for a short film that will come out on January [...]

By |January 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Autism Advocate Temple Grandin Awarded Dole Leadership Prize

My friend and fellow autism self-advocate Dr. Temple Grandin I’m happy to announce just received the 2019 Dole Leadership Prize at the University of Kansas on Dec 11 of 2019! I first met her when keynoting with her at Memphis [...]

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Greta Thunberg, A 16-Year-Old With Autism, Named Time’s 2019 Person Of The Year

The climate activist is the youngest choice ever to be named Person of the Year and one of the first with autism. Here is a video where you can learn more about her work and her discussing her Aspergers as [...]

By |December 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Greta Thunberg, A 16-Year-Old With Autism, Named Time’s 2019 Person Of The Year

I Used To Be A Nonverbal; Years Later I’m Now Going To College

This guest post is by Regal Noye, a young man on the autism spectrum who was diagnosed with autism at 2 and now has been accepted into University of Tennessee Chattanooga where he'll be majoring in environmental studies. Regal is applying for [...]

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I Wish People Would Stop Asking How I ‘Cured’ My Autism

"Just because I have high-functioning autism doesn't mean I still don't deal with challenges." Every once in a while, someone hears my story of being nonverbal till 2.5 and how, early on, I was considered by experts to be on [...]

By |November 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Wish People Would Stop Asking How I ‘Cured’ My Autism

Pixar’s New Short Film Is About A Nonverbal Girl With Autism

Will you be tuning in? I used to be nonverbal. Today I travel the country each year educating on neurodiversity as a full-time professional speaker. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtgGzKRHT-Y&t= I'd be honored if you would follow my journey at Kerry's Village https://www.facebook.com/groups/aspecialcommunity/ A new [...]

By |November 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Pixar’s New Short Film Is About A Nonverbal Girl With Autism

This Breathtaking Children’s Book Features A Bear With Autism

This is my review of SJ Childs book DJ THE BEAR: A Book About a Bear with Autism. You can check out the book on Amazon here. Would you like me to write a review of your next book and/or [...]

By |November 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on This Breathtaking Children’s Book Features A Bear With Autism