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LIVE Chat with Asperger's Syndrome Coach Amy Gravino

On Friday April 6 at 11am EST Amy Gravino will be hosting a LIVE Chat! Please join us! Amy is a certified college coach for individuals with Asperger's Syndrome, and the founder of A.S.C.O.T (Asperger's Syndrome Coaching and Other Techniques) Coaching, LLC. She is also a seasoned public speaker, and has spoken at conferences, professional development workshops, support group meetings, and more since the age of 14.

Here is how Amy describes herself:

Carly's Voice

From CARLY’S VOICE by Arthur Fleischmann with Carly Fleischmann.  Copyright © 2012 by Arthur Fleischmann.  Published by Touchstone Books, a division of Simon & Schuster.  Reprinted by permission.  All rights reserved.

With Special Needs, Come Special Powers

This blog post is by Joey Santley, President Kid Natural Corporation. 

Autism Speaks and Kid Natural Corporation are pleased to introduce Super Hero- Kid Natural. Kid Natural is the son of Mother Nature and King Neptune. He is an action sports, environmentally conscious, super hero. He also happens to have Autism, and wants to remind us that....With Special Needs Come Special Powers.

A Night at the Circus

 

On Friday evening, March 16th two dozen autistic youngsters and their families quietly filed into the deserted floor of the Verizon Center as the guests of Ringling Bros Barnum & Bailey Circus. Sitting in one of the circus’ three rings, they were treated to a sensory-friendly up-close-and-personal experience with a miniature horse, jugglers, clowns, tightrope artists, and be-spangled dancing girls.

Kerry's Korner #3: Our Community Lights It Up Blue

This blog post is by Autism Speaks staff Kerry Magro. Kerry, an adult who has autism, is a graduate student at Seton Hall University and is filming a video series called “Kerry’s Korner” for Autism Speaks Light It Up Blue Initiative. Kerry recently started a new video blog called “My Autism My Voice,” where he discusses a variety of topics.

Kerry's Korner #2 - A Bunny for a Cause

This blog post is by Autism Speaks staff Kerry Magro. Kerry, an adult who has autism, is a graduate student at Seton Hall University and is filming a video series called “Kerry’s Korner” for Autism Speaks Light It Up Blue Initiative. Kerry recently started a new video blog called “My Autism My Voice,” where he discusses a variety of topics.