The following blog is by Shelley Hendrix, Autism Speaks' director of grassroots development. This blog originally appeared in the Huffington Post here.
On the morning of the 4th of July, I snagged a rare quiet moment on the porch while drinking my coffee. I thought about all the fun we were going to have later on that night when the kids blew up fireworks with their dad.
I thought about how the words "Independence Day" have changed for