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!
This blog post is by Bradley McGary, Asperger Initiative at Mercyhurst. Learn more about Conquer the Canyon here.
This post is by Deb Sullivan Gravelle, Executive Director, Extreme Sports Camp. Her contact information is email@example.com
The Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) has designated the Autism Skis program at Extreme Sports Camp an accredited ski school. ESC, located in Aspen, Colorado, is the first autism-specific program in the country to receive this certification. The PSIA is the national sport governing body for skiing. It provides training standards and instructor certifications in the United States.
We asked the autism community to send us photos showing how they celebrate their loved ones during the holidays or anytime, and the response was beyond enthusiastic. This video is from us to all of you and the people who brighten your lives. Happy holidays from all of us at Autism Speaks!
This post is by Elizabeth Lee, Development Associate at Autism Speaks since April 2011.
My Name is David is an animated short film from one of the animators of Robot Chicken, Matt Manning, that depicts a young student's speech to his fellow classmates about his autism. The film features the actual words and voice of the author of the speech,14-year-old David Shapiro Sharif. Sharif's speech aims not only to educate children and adults about autism but also to give a voice to the more than one million young men and women with autism in schools throughout the country. You can watch the video on YouTube here.