My son went from nonverbal to starring in the school play

My son went from nonverbal to starring in the school play "He regained his skills, working diligently with his therapists, then his teachers in school." This is a post by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, mother to two sons on the autism spectrum. Kim also has a blog about her family. Eleven years ago this month my beautiful boy

5 do's and don'ts for supporting friends with kids with autism

5 do's and don'ts for supporting friends with kids with autism "If we are going to use words to describe my twins, deficient would not be one of them. Words that I use to describe them are...inspiring, brave, joyful, intelligent, strong, and incredible!" Kristen Jeter is a stay at home mom, with a degree in

What I learned a year after my son's autism diagnosis

What I learned a year after my son's autism diagnosis "We are one of the families on this journey that is lucky enough to see progress in the first year." This post is by Kate Cortelyou who resides in Nashville, Tenn. with her husband and two young children. She is a retired giraffe keeper turned stay-at-home

Why my son with autism is my hero

Why my son with autism is my hero "In his words, David may have autism, but EVERYONE has SOMETHING. We all have differences and struggles that require self-recognition and adjustments to function to capacity." Sandy Petrovic is a registered nurse, an author, a public speaker, an instructional advisor/tutor in a college academic support center, and

Autism and auditory processing disorder: What’s the connection?

Autism and auditory processing disorder: What’s the connection? Many people with autism have difficulty processing sounds. An Autism Speaks fellow explains what we know and how her research can advance personalized interventions “I read that Autism Speaks is funding research into auditory processing disorder. What is it, and how does it affect people with autism?”

The reason behind Cellairis' support of World Autism Month

The reason behind Cellairis' support of World Autism Month "The personal tie to the cause was the catalyst but the synergy with Cellairis was clear. As mobile devices and applications are growing more technologies are being created to help people with autism." When you come from a large, close-knit family, sometimes you feel invincible- nothing

The reason behind Cellairis' support of World Autism Month

The reason behind Cellairis' support of World Autism Month "The personal tie to the cause was the catalyst but the synergy with Cellairis was clear. As mobile devices and applications are growing more technologies are being created to help people with autism." When you come from a large, close-knit family, sometimes you feel invincible- nothing

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