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It's Not About Me

In the post below, Jane Springer shares her perspective on life as a grandmother to a child with autism.

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Your Dollars @ Work: Creating Dramatic Worlds with Youth with Autism

This Your Dollars @ Work post discusses the great work of Imagine the Pos... More...

What Would a City Designed for People with Autism Look Like?

In the post below, Elizabeth Florence Decker, MLA, a Master's of Landscape Architecture student at Kansas State University, explains her Master's report: A City for Marc: An Inclusive Urban Design Approach to Planning for Adults w... More...

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

This introduction to Mental Health Awareness Month is written by developmental pediatrician ... More...

Emilee's Petition: 3rd Grader Asks School to Spread Autism Awareness

After a unit on opinion writing in their third grade class, students were asked to write a petition about an issue they care about. One student Emilee, who has a little brother with autism, chose autism awareness and shared her petition at the... More...

Everyone Deserves A Fantastic Friend

In the post below, 17-year-old ... More...

Your Dollars @ Work: Camp Helps Kids with Autism Find Acceptance

This Your Dollars @ Work post features Brainy Camp, one of this year's ... More...

21-Year-Old with Autism Finds His Dream Job on the Golf Course!

In this post below, Elizabeth Grotewohl, mom of 21-year-old Mark, shares his success story after working hard and finding his dream job.

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God Watched Over Him

This is a post by Tessie Hooker, the grandmother of a six-year-old boy with autism. 

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Your Dollars @ Work: Helping Adults on the Path to Successful Careers!

A 2012 Family Services Community Grant to the YMCA of Greater Kansas City fu... More...

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