Heart of Autism

Heart of Autism: Teacher on the Spectrum Inspires Students with Autism

This Heart of Autism post is written by Ann Kagarise, the Assistant Director at IDEA House Educational Services, a published author, a journalist, an amaz... More...

Heart of Autism: 13-Year-Old Lights It Up Blue in his Community!

This Heart of Autism post is by Kim Jansen, a teacher in Sherman, Conn. Kim tells about her experience with Josh, an extraordinary 13-yea... More...

Heart of Autism: An Eco-Artist Inspires the Autism Community

"My name is Grant Manier, I am an author, artist and special needs advocate. I have a... More...

Heart of Autism: Talented Jewelry Designer Supports Autism Speaks!

This Heart of Autism post tells the story of Bill Franklin, a talented and generous 19-year-old jewelry designer on the autism spectrum. In the post below, his mother Linda shares his story with us. 

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Candy Waters Autism Art Inspires The World!

This Heart of Autism blog post is written by Robert and Sandy Waters, parents of Candy Waters, a talented 12-year-old painter who inspires the autism community in so many ways! Half of the... More...

Heart of Autism: Chloe Rothschild's "Friendships Forever"

           My name is Chloe Rothschild. I am a young adult who has PDD-NOS. I am on a mission to help advocate for autism so that I can teach others what autism is like from my perspective, in order to help them under... More...

Heart of Autism: Lydia Wayman Gives Back to Our Community

Lydia Wayman is our next Heart of Autism! Here she writes about her experiences as a young woman on the spectrum from Pittsburgh, PA. She has ... More...

Heart of Autism: Dani's Animation Movement

This Heart of Autism post shares the story of Dani Bowman, an 18-year-old girl on the autism spectrum. Dani, when she was 11 years old, founded an organization called ... More...

Heart of Autism: Autism Speaks, So Does Selena

This Heart of Autism post tells the story of Selena Vale, a 12-year-old with autism who decided to teach her class about autism, and more about herself, in celebration of Autism Awareness Month! The post is written by Jaclyn Lowdermilk, Selena... More...

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