In Our Own Words

Never Give Up and Reach For the Stars

This post is by Eric Kirschner, an adult with autism who was recently hired as a media intern ... More...

Why Our Autism Community Loves Sheldon Cooper

This guest post is from Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry M... More...

She’s Got High Hopes: The Long Road From Middle to High School

This post is from Amy Gravino, a member of our Communi... More...

My Story with Autism from Then Until Now

This post is from Bo Broadnax, a junior at the University of Cincinnati who is on the autism spectrum. Bo recently received an intership at Barefoot Proximity, an advertising agency in Cincinnati. This post is part of an initiative on our... More...

My Journey with Autism: From Film Lover to Filmmaker

This post is from Jonathan Carlander, a 24-year-old man with Asperger’s Syndrome who graduated from Columbia College Hollywood film school this past June with a BFA in film editing. Jonathan has been making films since... More...

Awe-Inspiring Paul McCartney Cover by Adult with Autism

This guest post is from Michael Korins, an adult with autism who has a passion for singing. This post is part of an initiative on our site called “... More...

My Love of Music Helped Me Succeed with Autism

This post is by Benjamin Tarasewicz, a teenager with autism. This post is part of an initiative on our site called “In Our ... More...

Love, Autism Style: Tips for Navigating a New Relationship

This post is from Amy Gravino, an adult on the autism spectrum who is on our Autism Spea... More...

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