— World Autism Day is April 2 and April is also Autism Awareness Month. As someone on the spectrum and an autism advocate, this is a special time for me. With 60,000 Americans on the spectrum turning eighteen each year, it’s important to a lot of people in this country. We want to hear your…
To those on the spectrum our senses can overwhelm us
Is it censorship or social responsibility?
What happens when children with autism grow up and yearn for adult lives of their own?
— People on the spectrum have a lot of other things they deal with. For some, like me, it’s depression and anxiety. For others, it could be a number of other things, both social and physical. Never once until a couple of weeks ago when I was on Twitter did I even consider eating disorders…
If you were on the spectrum and had a DSM, you’d be laughing.
“When you find a cure, don’t call me first.”
The Autism Dad talks about raising three kids on the spectrum
I’m the warrior mom, the tireless advocate who always asks: how can I find a better way?
Can vacations actually be fun for those on the spectrum?
We must find new and better ways to listen to ALL people on the autistic spectrum —whether or not they can communicate in words.
— I’m both a self-advocate and an advocate for those who can’t or don’t speak up for themselves. My specialty is those on the autism spectrum as well as those with developmental disabilities. I love what I do because it helps people and if things right, I can see the change that I helped effect…
Who knows what a person on the spectrum looks like?
If anyone had told me that my very different young adult twins would BOTH venture out of our nest into the movie business, I’d have said: “Impossible!”
Reframe your past: you were working from incomplete information.
Learning from the mistakes of the past to give my son a better future.