The author of this post is Jess, who can be found at Diary of a Mom. There she writes about life with her husband Luau* and their beautiful daughters – Katie*, an utterly fabulous typically a-typical eleven-year-old, and nine-year-old, Brooke*, a loving, talented, hilarious fourth grader who has autism. This was originally posted there.
Back to school is finally here! We recently put a call out for submissions on our Facebook Page for back to school and were blown away by the feedback! Check out these great back to school captions!
This blog is by Giana Hitsos a singer, speaker, actor, and advocate bringing awareness and ahanging the perception of people with autism.
This post is by Deirdre Legge, Greater Boston sub-committee chair for Community, Education, and Awareness and proud mother of Alex.
My son started middle school today and well, I am happy to report I survived. So many emotions swirled around me.
To help get everyone excited about back-to-school time we launched a back to school photo contest.
Last week users submitted pictures of their child/children getting ready to go back to school. Buying school supplies, packing their backpack, getting on the bus, walking into class, or something else school related.
Diagnosed with “Atypical Development and strong autistic tendencies” and “too sick” for outpatient treatment Dr. Shore was recommended for institutionalization. Nonverbal until four, and with much support from his parents, teachers, wife, and others, Stephen is now a professor at Adelphi University where his research focuses on matching best practice to the needs of people with autism.
This is a blog post by Teri L. Steinberg, a parent and the Chicago Regional Organizer for Illinois Association of Microboards and Cooperatives, which assists persons with disabilities and their families and friends to create non-profit corporations that allow them to live self-directed lives through the use of person-centered planning, community supports and resource management.