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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 [...]

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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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Julia, A Muppet With Autism’s First Episode On Sesame Street Is Now Available To Watch

On April 10, 2017, the world was introduced to Julia, a muppet with autism, for the first time on Sesame Street. You can watch her first appearance on the show below. One quote that stood out to me is at [...]

By |April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

I Have Autism And Like Temple Grandin Says, “Autism Is A Part Of Who I Am”

This guest post is by Jared Hites, a senior at Hermantown High School who is on the autism spectrum and also has ADHD. Jared will be attending Itasca Community College in the Fall of 2017 and plans to pursue an [...]

By |April 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|13 Comments

My Life With Autism And A Persistence To Succeed

This guest post is by Kameron Conner, a senior at Lake Ridge High School who is on the autism spectrum. Kameron will be attending Tarrant County College in the Fall of 2017 where his main focus of study will be [...]

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I’m A Man Who Has Autism Who Got Accepted Into College And Has A 3.5 GPA

This guest post is by Vinh Xuan Michael Tran, a young adult on the autism spectrum. Vinh current attends Southeastern Community College where he’s getting an Associate of Arts. Vinh is applying for our Spring 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via [...]

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I Have Autism And This Is My Review Of The Power Ranger Who Has Autism

Warning: Spoilers below…   Growing up in the ’90s, I was completely obsessed with the “Power Rangers” TV show like many of my peers were. To show you how far my fandom goes, one of my first crushes was on [...]

By |March 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And This Is My Review Of The Power Ranger Who Has Autism

When People Say ‘I Love Someone With Autism To The Moon And Back’

Have you ever used this quote before? A few years ago I saw the quote, “I Love Someone With Autism to the Moon and Back” for the first time. This quote has resonated with me because of the countless families [...]

By |March 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When People Say ‘I Love Someone With Autism To The Moon And Back’