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I Will Wear Blue On April 2 For World Autism Awareness Day

The color blue has always had a special meaning to me but Light It Up Blue on World Autism Awareness Day on April 2nd took it to another level as someone who is on the autism spectrum. For 4 years [...]

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I Am More Than Aspergers

This guest post is by Jonathan Walk a young man on the autism spectrum who was accepted to the University of Texas Arlington where he is double majoring in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. Jonathan is applying for our Spring 2018 Making [...]

By |March 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|3 Comments

My Life Is Not Autism, My Life Is MUSIC

This guest post is by Kenneth Brown II a young man on the autism spectrum who was just accepted to Morehouse College. Kenneth is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You [...]

By |March 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

How To Give A Memorable TED Talk

I get this question all the time of how you can give a memorable TED Talk. The advantages of giving a TED Talk (or for that matter a local TEDxTalk) are plentiful. First, it gives you a platform to have [...]

By |March 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How To Give A Memorable TED Talk

An Aspie Life Living The College Life

This guest post is by Sydney Holmes a young woman on the autism spectrum who is attending Shorter University. Sydney is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more [...]

By |March 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on An Aspie Life Living The College Life

I Have Autism And Never Gave Up On My Dream Of Being A Mechanical Engineer

This guest post is by Colin Roberts a young man on the autism spectrum who will be attending Louisiana State University and pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Colin is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the [...]

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10 Ways You Can Help Your Child Who Has Autism

Often I get asked about what helped me the most growing up on the autism spectrum. Being nonverbal till 2.5 and dealing with obstacles with both sensory and motor challenges as well, I can truly say it was a long [...]

By |February 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10 Ways You Can Help Your Child Who Has Autism

I Have Autism And One Day Want To Open A School For Children With Disabilities

This guest post is by Rachel Barcellona a young woman on the autism spectrum who is currently attending St. Petersburg College. Rachel is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more [...]

By |January 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And One Day Want To Open A School For Children With Disabilities

‘Please Stand By’ Is A Heartfelt Movie About A Woman With Autism

While we are seeing an increase in movies (Joyful Noise, Jane Wants A Boyfriend) and television shows (The Good Doctor, Atypical, A-Word) on autism some may say that Please Stand By may play it a bit safe at times in [...]

By |January 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘Please Stand By’ Is A Heartfelt Movie About A Woman With Autism

Starting College And Becoming Independent As A Person With Autism

This guest post is by Jared Hites a young man on the autism spectrum who is currently attending Itasca Community College. Jared is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read [...]

By |January 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|14 Comments