By Ann Gibbons, Executive director, National Capital Area chapter; photos by Mike Lang
During the Presidential inauguration weekend, Autism Speaks participated in the National Day of Service exhibition on the National Mall. Over 25,000 prospective volunteers toured booths dedicated to health, education, economic development, and other community concerns.
This is a guest post by Annie Waters. She lives in the Northeast with her son, daughter and husband. She still helps families “on the journey” whenever she can and will, when the time is right, help her son understand his history and let him decide whether he wants to share it.
With each new year, this is a time to take stock of your accomplishments, or ponder those projects that will make it to the “to-do” list in 2013.
In this special episode of Autism Talk TV, Wrong Planet founder Alex Plank gives the keynote talk at the Speak Up and Speak Out Summit in Springfield, Illinois. As many of you are aware, Alex speaks at conferences all over the United States and all over the world in countries such as Denmark.
Acclaimed artist and Grammy nominated songwriter Seth Glier is set to head off on a nationwide tour in support of his breathtaking upcoming release, "Things I Should Let You Know". In the months leading up to April (Autism Awareness Month), Seth will speak openly at every stop on the tour about his personal connection with Autism and will provide his fans with an easy way to contribute via his personal fundraising page.
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12 team members (+ 1 awesome driver)
2 vans (very cramped and FULL of stuff)
3 changes of running clothes (and lots of sweat)
Last night on Parenthood's episode, 'Small Vistories,' we see Max entering puberty. It is difficult as a parent to explain puberty to a neuro-typical child, but becomes even more so when your child is on the spectrum. We have compiled several resources that you can use to help make it through that stage of life!