What being in an inclusion class taught my daughter with autism

What being in an inclusion class taught my daughter with autism "If I were you, I would take the opportunity that the inclusion class offers. The opportunity to grow, the opportunity to flourish, the opportunity to live a better life for having a disabled child in it." This guest post is written by Elizabeth North,

How Taylor Swift helped my son with autism get a service dog

How Taylor Swift helped my son with autism get a service dog "We are so thankful to Taylor Swift, her mom, and all our friends and family for helping us get this life-changing dog for Jacob. He absolutely adores Reid and we can tell they are a perfect match." This guest post is written by

The special moment when I explained my painting to Joe Biden

The special moment when I explained my painting to Joe Biden "It was an incredible experience and I will never forget how kind Vice President Biden was to me. His kindness is probably what impressed me the most." This guest post is by Sarah Redding. Sarah was diagnosed with Autism at the age of 2-1/2.

Does physical activity have special benefits for people with autism?

Does physical activity have special benefits for people with autism? The author of a new analysis of research on exercise programs for young people with autism has good news about wide-ranging benefits – and autism-friendly advice on getting moving Guest post by Sean Healy, author of a new meta-analysis of research on the benefits of

Finding my own unique path after my autism diagnosis

Finding my own unique path after my autism diagnosis "I have been surrounded by support and encouraged to keep trying no matter how many times I failed. My developmental progress was not always obvious, but I found my own unique path." This guest blog post is by Michael Goodroe. Michael works full time as a

Autism and ‘optimal outcomes’ – Is it time to refine our thinking?

Autism and ‘optimal outcomes’ – Is it time to refine our thinking? Two of the world’s leading experts on autism intervention urge researchers and clinicians to reconsider the goal of autism services Two of the world’s leading experts on autism intervention urge researchers and clinicians to reconsider the goal of autism services   By Stelios

Thank you, Dads, for all that you do

Thank you, Dads, for all that you do Happy Father's Day from Autism Speaks! This Father's Day, Autism Speaks celebrates all of the dads, grandpas and other father figures in our community. Thank you to all of the autism dads who work diligently and selflessly to make the world a more understanding and accepting place for

Thank you, Dads, for all that you do

Thank you, Dads, for all that you do Happy Father's Day from Autism Speaks! This Father's Day, Autism Speaks celebrates all of the dads, grandpas and other father figures in our community. Thank you to all of the autism dads who work diligently and selflessly to make the world a more understanding and accepting place for

How I reacted after the doctor said, 'fathers don't take it well'

How I reacted after the doctor said, 'fathers don't take it well' "On this Father’s Day, I would like to salute the dads who every day fight the good fight to make the lives of their children and other children, on the spectrum, the best they could possibly be." Jeff McCafferty is the proud father of

How I reacted after the doctor said, 'fathers don't take it well'

How I reacted after the doctor said, 'fathers don't take it well' "On this Father’s Day, I would like to salute the dads who every day fight the good fight to make the lives of their children and other children, on the spectrum, the best they could possibly be." Jeff McCafferty is the proud father of

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