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When Someone Says Your Child With Autism Will ‘Sleep When They’re Tired’

If only it were that easy. When I was giving a masterclass presentation as part of my job as a professional speaker on autism & sleep challenges I brought up one of the most frequent comments parents hate to hear [...]

By |July 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Autism Comedy Drama Will Feature 3 Autistic Actors

Have you seen the show “Parenthood” that features Max Kellerman, a young boy with autism? The producer of that show Jason Katim, is back to bring Amazon Studios a new comedy drama based on the Israeli show ‘On the Spectrum.’ [...]

By |June 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Myka Stauffer Breaks Silence After ‘Rehoming’ Autistic Son

Myka Stauffer, a popular Youtube vlogger, just posted an apology about ‘letting down’ her fans a month after announcing the rehoming of her 3-year-old autistic son Huxley. You can read her apology in the Instagram embed at the bottom of [...]

By |June 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Autism Series To Premiere On Netflix July 22

Will you be tuning in? It was just announced on Variety that Love on the Spectrum, a show that originally aired on ABC Australia last November, will start streaming on Netflix on July 22. The show that will have 5 [...]

By |June 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

High School Student With Special Needs Left Out Of School’s Yearbook

“While everyone in the special education department was acknowledged, my sister wasn't.” This comes from a passionate Facebook post from Claudia DeFabio who’s sister Glenda who has special needs, was not included in Watchung Hills Regional High School yearbook which [...]

By |June 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Individuals With Developmental Disabilities More Likely To Die From COVID-19

Hey everyone. Hope everyone is staying safe! I just read that there were findings in the Disability and Health Journal that say that those with intellectual and development disabilities from the ages of 18 to 74 with COVID-19 had a [...]

By |June 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Individuals With Developmental Disabilities More Likely To Die From COVID-19

10 Things That Helped Me During Meltdowns As An Autistic Child

One of the more common questions I get asked as a professional speaker & autism self-advocate is about my communication challenges. After this question though the majority of the questions are about my previous meltdowns due to sensory-overload. As a [...]

By |May 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|1 Comment

The Gifts Versus The Challenges Of Autism

This guest post is by John 'Charlie' Abb, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and is attending University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), Winston-Salem studying Digital Computer Graphics. Charlie is applying for the Spring 2020 Making [...]

By |May 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Gifts Versus The Challenges Of Autism

Giving Autistic People A Chance

This guest post is by Michael Eminhizer, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Pittsburgh Technical College studying Computer Aided Drafting. Michael is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference started [...]

By |May 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Giving Autistic People A Chance

Growing Up With Undiagnosed Autism

This guest post is by Kate Breininger, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Kutztown University. Kate is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference started by me, Kerry Magro. [...]

By |May 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Growing Up With Undiagnosed Autism