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Notes from a Not-So-Empty Nester

This post is by Liane Kupferberg Carter, the mother of two adult sons, one of whom has autism and epilepsy. Liane is a journalist whose articles and essays have appeared in more than 40 publications. As a community activist, she has worked wit... More...

What Will the Future Look Like for Someone Like My Son with Autism?

The post below is by Mari-Anne Kehler. Mari-Anne and her husband, Eddie, have a son, Liam, on the Autism spectrum. Their family has been impacted by the challenges of raising a special needs child into adulthood. Mari-Anne is active in the com... More...

The Stress of College Overnights and Auditions

This guest post was written by Gianna Hitsos, a high school senior on the autism spectrum who will soon begin her college career.

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Commencement

 

This post is by Liane Kupferberg Carter a mother of two adult sons, one of whom has autism and epilepsy. Liane is a journalist whose articles and essays have appeared in more than 40 publications. As a community activist, she has... More...

Challenges Teenagers with Autism Face Transitioning to Adulthood

Lisa Goring is the Vice President of family services at Autism Speaks. In that role she helps families and individuals impacted by autism to make informed decisions that maximize ... More...

Chad Faces 'Obstacles & Opportunities' on World of Jenks

The changes keep on coming for Chad on MTV's World of Jenks episode '... More...

Chad Faces His Transition Fears on MTV's 'World of Jenks'

Last night on MTV's World of Jenks, Chad faces his fears of high school graduation.

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Alex's First Day of Middle School

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... More...

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