In Their Own Words

My Journey through 11th grade and Beyond

 

This blog is by Giana Hitsos  a singer, speaker, actor, and advocate bringing awareness and ahanging the perception of people with autism.

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In Their Own Words - The Conversation

Janet Edghill is the mother of a 4-year old son with severe autism. In addition to her autism insurance reform advocacy, she is also Vice President of the Hawaii Autism Foundation (HAF), a non-profit whose mission is to find and fund autism tr... More...

A Place to Dance

The author of this post is Jess, who can be found at Diary of a M... More...

A Poem for Jacob

This video was submitted by Allison Duhon Hill, an Autism Speaks Walk Now for Autism Speaks volunteer, and mother of three children, one of which has autism.

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Don't Stop Believin'

Liane Kupferberg Carter is... More...

Autism is a Rope

This poem was written by a fifteen-year-old girl who has a brother affected by autism.

Autism is a rope.

Holding you back. It pulls at Your mind. It puts you in the "dumb" category, ... More...

In Their Own Words - Glows

This blog post is by Pia who writes over at a blog called 'The Crack and The Light.' Her son has autism.

“Autists are the ultimate square pegs, and the problem wit... More...

In Their Own Words - Autism

This poem was submitted by Dorothy P. Hopkins. Her granddaughter wrote this poem about her brother with autism for her school's poetry contest.

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I am a Child WITH Autism

This is a poem written by Kathy Booth. Kathy Booth has taught in the Ramsey School district for over 15 years. She began her career working with children with special needs. To this day, Kathy looks for ways to bring special education into her mai... More...

In Their Own Words - Colors of Autism

"My name is Kelly Loftin. I teach special education at Southwest Laurens Elementary in Rentz, Georgia. My daughter is in 4th grade. Recently she was given an assignment to write a poem on a color. She asked her teacher if she could write ... More...

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