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This Organization Is Promoting And Protecting The Human Rights Of Individuals With Disabilities

This guest Q&A is with Sharon Levine who serves as the Director of Governmental Affairs & Communications at The Arc of New Jersey. In this capacity, Sharon tracks, monitors and responds to state and federal legislation, regulations, budgets and policies and [...]

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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. [...]

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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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This Amazing Dad Is Inspiring Our Autism Community Through His Advocacy

This guest Q&A is with Anthony Ardolino, the proud father of Anthony Luca, a handsome 9-year-old on the autism spectrum. Despite being nonverbal, Anthony continues to communicate by using his iPad as a speaking device. Anthony said that one of [...]

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This Organization Is Making A Significant Impact On Autism & Wandering Prevention

This guest Q&A is with Wendy Fournier who is the founding board member and president of the National Autism Association. Her youngest daughter Aly, was diagnosed with autism in 2002. Hi Wendy! Can you tell us a little bit about [...]

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This Amazing Nurse Opened A School For Special Needs Children

This guest post is by Mary Ann Bennett, Chief Operating Officer at Springbrook Behavioral Health which has centers of excellence behavioral programs for children and adolescents with autism. She is a nurse and has helped design the programs at Springbrook with [...]

By |January 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on This Amazing Nurse Opened A School For Special Needs Children

This Wonderful Organization’s Passion For Helping People With Autism Is Inspiring

This guest Q&A is with Tammy Morris, the Chief Program Officer for the Autism Alliance of Michigan. Tammy oversees all of AAoM’s programmatic and community activities.  She is a licensed Speech/Language Pathologist with 20 years of experience providing evaluation, diagnostic [...]

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This Exceptional Manager Wants To Make An Impact In Our Autism Community

And she truly has made that impact! This guest Q&A is with Elizabeth Neumann, M.A., BCaBA who is the Education & Training Manager of Autism New Jersey. Hi Elizabeth! In your role as a teacher, what would you say were some [...]

By |January 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on This Exceptional Manager Wants To Make An Impact In Our Autism Community

Award-Winning Filmmaker Discusses New Film on Autism & Swimming

This guest Q&A is with Lara Stolman who is the filmmaker behind the new award-winning feature documentary Swim Team currently making its rounds on the film festival circuit. Swim Team chronicles the rise of a New Jersey based competitive swim team of [...]

By |December 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Award-Winning Filmmaker Discusses New Film on Autism & Swimming