(September 26, 2014) - Attending sporting events can be exciting for families. But for families who have a child on the autism spectrum, it may not be as enjoyable. People with autism can become overwhelmed due to sensory sensitivies, this is especially likely at a crowded sports venue.
Federal Judge Edward Korman prefers to be direct, and he doesn’t take no for an answer.
When his daughter was first diagnosed with autism more than 30 years ago, there wasn’t much support for families with children on the spectrum. In order to get the support their daughter needed, The Kormans were going to have to find their own way.
PARADE Magazine's next autism feature for the month of April talks to a family from Sandy, Utah, who discuss the struggles of raising a child with autism without autism insurance coverage. Utah, which has the highest prevalence of autism in the nation, has yet to enact autism insurance reform which has led to difficulties for many families who have to pay out of pocket for services.
Violet Stevens wrote a thoughtful piece on her 3 year old son Niko who was just diagnosed with autism almost 5 months ago. In the article she discusses living life with a positive attitude and to remember that the word “Normal” doesn’t exist in our community.
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