This post is written by Aaron Likens from St. Louis, Mo. Likens is the author of “Finding Kansas: Decoding the Enigma of Asperger’s Syndrome.” To find out more, check out his blog here.
What does a person say when a lifelong dream is fulfilled? That’s the question I’ve been trying to answer after my experience on Monday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
We asked to hear your story of motherhood and recieved an overwhelming amount of beautiful responses. We decided to compile a list to show just how much you ladies rock!
By Ann Gibbons, Executive director, National Capital Area chapter
On Friday evening, May 3rd, over 200 women and men gathered for a screening of the movie "Colored My Mind" and panel discussion on “Meeting the Needs of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Prince George's County.” Three organizations—The Links of Prince George’s County, Colored My Mind, Inc., and Autism Speaks—presented the program at Prince George’s Community College.
Denise Bianchi is an employee for Autism Speaks, assisting the Family Services Department for the Northeast Region, as well as the Communications and Marketing Departments. She is the mother of two children, Danielle, 18, and Andrew 13, who has autism. She and her family reside in Staten Island, NY.
This video for Real Look Autism.com shows us how a 14 year old boy has really connected with art and art therapy. Conor loves to create elaborate environments and through his art has improved his verbal and motor skills.
This blog post is by Larry Grogan. He has been writing about music for more than 25 years, first in fanzines, then in newspapers and eventually moved onto the internet in 2000 with a web zine, which evolved into the Funky16Corners blog in 2004. Larry DJ's and hosts the weekly Funky16corners Radio Show for Viva Internet Radio.