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Acceptance of Autism Poem

This guest post is from Scott Lentine, a 26-year-old with autism from Bill... More...

What Defines Me in This World

This guest post is from Iris Mashiach-Ambalo about her son Noam. 

My son i... More...

What It Is Like To Be Autistic (For those of you who aren't)

This blog post is by Sam Barron who says, “This was the first poem that I wrote for my first year of high school. It was an assigned poem that I quickly wrote up two periods before it was due. Got a standing ovation. Enjoy!”... 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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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 - 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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