This post is by Eric Kirschner, an adult with autism who was recently hired as a media intern at Autism Speaks. This post is part of an initiative on our site called “In Our Own Words: Living on the Spectrum,” which highlights the experiences of individuals with autism from their perspectives. Have a story you want to share?
In the post below, the Autism Speaks Adult Services team shares their experience this week at this year's Reinventing Quality Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.
This Your Dollars @ Work post is about Exceptional Minds, a non-profit vocational center & animation studio for young adults on the autism spectrum whose mission is to provide young adults on the Autism Spectrum with customized instruction and hands on experience to earn a living in the fields of multi-media, computer animation and post production.
This post is from Louise Martling, a mother of a young adult on the autism spectrum.
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 with Autism. Elizabeth created a toolkit to help make cities inclusive of adults with autism.
In this post below, Elizabeth Grotewohl, mom of 21-year-old Mark, shares his success story after working hard and finding his dream job.
Kristi Campbell is a semi-lapsed career woman with about 18 years of marketing experience in a variety of national and global technology companies. While she does work part-time, her passion is writing and drawing stupid-looking pictures for her blog Finding Ninee, focused on finding humor and support for her special needs son.
The word autism entered my heart as a whisper. It later entered my brain as a possibility. Later still, it entered my life. I think I knew, long before I knew.
This guest post is by Peak Health Coach, Natural Foods Cooking Instructor and Public Speaker Suzie Carpenter who founded Clean, Lean & Savvy, a gluten-free all-natural line of products.