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Autism Acceptance

Thank You For Teaching Special Education

Michele Gruba | Posted 05.05.2015 | Education
Michele Gruba

Aidan tells me all the time "Sarah Love me," and that is a great feeling. We are so thankful for all the effort and attention Sarah and the team give to our son.

Autism Acceptance: Don't Stop Believin'

Liane Kupferberg Carter | Posted 06.03.2015 | Parents
Liane Kupferberg Carter

Two days before our 19-year-old autistic son Mickey leaves for sleep away camp, he asks to get a haircut. No big deal, right? But 15 years ago this would have been unthinkable.

World Autism Awareness Day 2nd April 2015

David Adrian Thomas, Esq., M.C.I.H.T. | Posted 04.20.2015 | Impact
David Adrian Thomas, Esq., M.C.I.H.T.

Well, the countdown to World Autism Awareness Day 2nd April 2015 has been going on for the past ten months, and things are starting to hot up as the preparations for this event approach their conclusion.

Autism Acceptance: The Crucial String

Liane Kupferberg Carter | Posted 06.02.2014 | Parents
Liane Kupferberg Carter

Disability seeps into all the cracks, the corners, of your life. It becomes the emotional center of the family. Sometimes I felt as if other, typical families were feasting in a great restaurant, while the four of us were standing outside, noses pressed to the glass.

The Depiction of Autism and Why it Matters

Ariane Zurcher | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Ariane Zurcher

Being in contact with these kind autists has taught me more than any specialist, article, book or news show. These people with their writing and blogs have opened my mind to the very real possibilities that exist for my daughter. This gives me hope.

A Letter to You (Who Wrote 'I Wish I Didn't Have Aspergers')

Ariane Zurcher | Posted 06.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Ariane Zurcher

Speak out, and while many may not want to listen or may even try to silence you, do not let them. Do not remain silent. Add your voice to the chorus of others who are here with you, who are like you, who also have Aspergers.

My Hopes For The Future Of Autism Awareness

Todd Drezner | Posted 07.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Todd Drezner

It's April 2021. Still riding high two months after her inauguration, the first female President of the United States (do I even need to mention her name?) turns her attention to the upcoming Autism Acceptance Month.

Learning To Embrace Autism

Todd Drezner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Todd Drezner

My conclusions may surprise you, especially if you've grown used to hearing autism described as a soul-stealing prison that plunges families into unending misery.