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Autism Is One Word Attempting To Describe Millions Of Different Stories

One of my favorite quotes we have out there in the autism community today is from Stuart Duncan, an autism advocate who has a son on the autism spectrum. I first learned about this quote when he posted it on [...]

By |July 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When Someone Asked If Adults Could Be Diagnosed With Autism

I was recently giving a keynote during World Autism Month in April about what happens to children with autism when they become adults when during the Q&A someone asked me about whether or not someone could be diagnosed with autism [...]

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Kevin Hart’s Response When I Told Him I Was On The Autism Spectrum

A common problem I’m faced with, as a mentor to students with special needs is that a majority of them are a victim of bullying. To help with that I’ve often told them about celebrities who have overcome bullying in [...]

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Why I Wish More People Would Understand That Autism Is A Spectrum

One of the hardest things to deal with as an individual with autism for me is often how some people can't believe you’re on the spectrum. Before I continue…. I’ll admit it; I today have an invisible disability. It wasn’t [...]

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A Letter To Disney On Helping Promote Autism Awareness & Acceptance

Dear Disney, Growing up on the autism spectrum one of the most magical places in the world for me to visit was Disney. It didn’t matter if it was Disney World, Disney Land or simply by popping in a VHS [...]

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This Amazing Dad Helped Start An Organization To Provide Support For Our Autism Community

This guest Q&A is with The Kids & Dreams Foundation founder Aaron Bly. Aaron is the proud father of five incredible children including his middle son, Trae, who has autism. The foundation was created to help provide support to children & [...]

By |May 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on This Amazing Dad Helped Start An Organization To Provide Support For Our Autism Community

I Have Autism And Hope To One Day Own A Bed And Breakfast

This guest post is by Kristen Vollmar, a young woman on the autism spectrum. Kristen will be attending Lynn University in the Fall of 2017 and plans to pursue a degree in Hospitality. Kristen is applying for our Spring 2017 Making a [...]

By |April 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And Hope To One Day Own A Bed And Breakfast

This Wonderful Mom Is Helping Us Understand The Entire Spectrum Of Autism

This guest Q&A is with Kate Swenson who is the mother to two amazing little boys. Her son Cooper is on the severe end of the spectrum. She shares a glimpse into her secret world through videos at Finding Cooper’s Voice. [...]

By |April 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on This Wonderful Mom Is Helping Us Understand The Entire Spectrum Of Autism

Seven-Year-Old Boy Writes Children’s Book On Being An Autism Sibling

This guest Q&A is with Brennan Farmer a seven-year-old boy whose brother, Evan, is on the autism spectrum. They are best friends. Brennan and his mother, Mandy, just published their first book, “What About Me?” The book goes through Brennan’s [...]

By |April 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Seven-Year-Old Boy Writes Children’s Book On Being An Autism Sibling

Els For Autism Foundation Gives Back To Our Autism Community In More Ways Than One

This guest Q&A is with Dr. Marlene Sotelo who is the Director of Programs and Operations for the Els for Autism Foundation. She has been working with people with autism and other developmental disabilities for over 20 years as a [...]

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