In Their Own Words

Legends

This blog post is by Ali Dyer, the Social Marketing Manager at Autism Speaks. Her older brother Jeff has autism. You can read more about Jeff and her family here... More...

Things I Let My Son Do That Most Parents Of Typical Kids Don't

This blog post was originally posted on Autism-Daddy '12 Things I Let My Son w/ Autism Do T... More...

My Favorite Word is Mama

This post is by Kathleen Lanese.

My favorite word is Mama. ... More...

My Mother, My Angel

This blog post is by Ali Dyer, the Social Marketing Manager at Autism Speaks. Her older brother Jeff has autism. You can read more about Jeff and her family here.... More...

Ainslee "Lights It Up Blue" for her Classmate who has Autism

This blog post is from 10-year-old Ainslee from Tyro Elementary School whose class is lighting it up blue for April!

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A Poem Called "Light It Up Blue"

Annivar Salgado, a volunteer for Autism Speaks wrote a poem he wanted to share called "Light It Up Blue" to spread the message of autism awareness for April. 

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John: An Employment Success in His Own Words

A Conversation with John Taylor, Family Services Database Coordinator at Autism Speaks. Please check out our Employment Tool Kit ... More...

Lighting It Up Blue

This blog post is by Lou Melgarejo, the father of three and whose eldest daughter is affected by autism. Lou was the recipient of the ... More...

In Their Own Words: Asperger Love

This is an excerpt from Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Amy Harmon's new e-book, Asperger Love published by the New York Times an... More...

Why I Walk - To make a difference!

After seeing first-hand the struggles Autism brings on children and families, I walk!

I have been an avid Autism Speaks supporter for five years. I fundraise year-round by gathering support for a fundraiser I started called Ridin’ Haw... More...

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