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As An Autistic Child I Was Thankful For My Parents Advocacy

If you love someone on the autism spectrum, know your work and advocacy can make a huge difference. My parents for example made a significant impact in my journey growing up with autism. They never gave up on me, especially [...]

By |November 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Making Friends With Other Autism Parents Helped Me

This guest post by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, mother to two sons on the autism spectrum and an Autism Family Partner at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Kim is also the author of a blog (autismmommytherapist.wordpress.com) about her two children [...]

By |November 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Being Diagnosed With Autism In Middle School Was A Turning Point For Me

This guest post is by Parker Robillard, a young man on the autism spectrum who has applied to 10 colleges and has been accepted into Sonoma State and University of La Verne. Parker is applying for the Spring 2021 Making a Difference [...]

By |November 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Autism Has Allowed Me To See Things That Many People Do Not Understand

This guest post is by Essy Froste, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Florida International University pursuing a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT). Essy is applying for the Spring 2021 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via [...]

By |October 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Autism Has Allowed Me To See Things That Many People Do Not Understand