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5 Things That Helped Me When I Was Bullied As An Autistic Child

When I speak in schools either as part of a school assembly or professional development, I often talk about how bullying is one of the biggest epidemics we currently have in the school systems today. Growing up with autism, I [...]

By |October 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Things That Helped Me When I Was Bullied As An Autistic Child

Autistic People Like Me Just Want A Chance To Succeed

My friend Chris Bonello, a fellow public speaker who is on the autism spectrum posted a great quote on his Facebook Page where he discusses an example situation of what the workforce has looked like for him. It said… “Sorry [...]

By |September 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Autistic People Like Me Just Want A Chance To Succeed

Majority of states fail education obligations to special needs students

The U.S. Department of Education says less than half the states were in compliance with federal special education law. We have to do better. This is a disservice to our students. When I was diagnosed with autism in 1992, special [...]

By |August 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Majority of states fail education obligations to special needs students

New Netflix Film Features Autistic Teen Who Is A Rubik’s Cube World Champion

Will you be tuning in? Representation is important and I applaud Netflix for continuing to put the spotlight on our autism community. In a new short-documentary film called The Speed Cubers we get in an insight look into the competitive [...]

By |August 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Netflix Film Features Autistic Teen Who Is A Rubik’s Cube World Champion

Please Teach Your Children Kindness When Interacting With Kids With Special Needs

I have a request for all parents reading this... Teach your child to be kind to others especially those with special needs. Those with special needs are twice as likely to be bullied compared to their nondisabled peers . Growing [...]

By |July 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Please Teach Your Children Kindness When Interacting With Kids With Special Needs

Autism Doesn’t Come With An Instruction Guide. It Comes With A Family Who Will Never Give Up.

Follow my journey on Facebook, my Facebook Fan Page, & Instagram! Interested in me speaking in your area about my journey from nonverbal autism to professional speaker? I often do talks in schools, businesses and special events. Email me here for more details.  This [...]

By |January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|2 Comments