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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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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The Day I Got To Talk To Employees At Google About Growing Up With Autism

“It’s not about what a company can do for people with autism but what skilled people with autism can do for the company.” I first learned about Talks at Google several years ago. It was at the same time I [...]

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Mom Encourages Blue Halloween Buckets To Raise Autism Awareness

What's your take on blue buckets for Halloween? A mom with a 3-year-old nonverbal son on the autism spectrum posted this photo on her Facebook page that now has over 150K shares... As a kid who used to be nonverbal [...]

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I Have Autism And Just Got Accepted Into College For Biomedical Engineering

This guest post is by Caitlyn Beth Jung, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Virginia Tech for biomedical engineering. Caitlyn is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference started [...]

By |October 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And Just Got Accepted Into College For Biomedical Engineering

Mom Writes Children’s Book To Educate Students On Down Syndrome

This is my review of SJ Childs book Jack The Dog: A Book About Downs Syndrome. You can check out the book on Amazon here. Would you like me to write a review of your next book and/or product for my [...]

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Doctors Suggested Because Of My Autism I May Have To Be Institutionalized; Today I’m Pursuing My Masters Degree

This guest post is by Nils Skudra, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into University of North Carolina at Greensboro for his Masters! Nils is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM [...]

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