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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Link

This is a post by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, mother to two sons on the autism spectrum and an Autism Family Partner at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Kim is also the author of a blog about her two children with autism, at autismmommytherapist.wordpress.com. Kim is also the author of "Raising Autism:

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Link

Below is a letter by 17-year-old Seana Wheeler to her 15-year-old brother Ethan. Seana wrote the letter to share all the things she wants to say to her brother. 

Dear Ethan,

I remember when you were diagnosed. I was five and you just three. I remember never thinking there was any difference between us. It is only when I look back now, that I see them.

You didn't walk. Other three-year-olds

siblings
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Link

This is post by Lulu Mann, age nine. Lulu's brother has autism. The post originally appeared on the lifestyle platform WOLF + FRIENDS here.

The Look

The look is something that all people like me see, all the time. The look is not pleasant, not at all. People with autism are...different. People with

Monday, May 15, 2017 Link

This blog is from Mandy Farmer who writes a blog called From Motherhood where she writes about raising her three children, one who has autism, and her military family life. Mandy recently released a book with her son called, "What About Me? A book by and for an Autism Sibling.

Monday, May 15, 2017 Link
This blog post is by Billy Juergensen about his brother Benjamin who is on the autism spectrum. Billy created a short film inspired by his brother. In the fall, Billy will continue his studies at the Savannah College of Art and Design where he will be majoring in film. 
 
Monday, May 15, 2017 Link

Even before a diagnosis of autism, speech-language pathologists can begin working with children who have related difficulties

By speech-language pathologists Gail Richard and

Friday, May 12, 2017 Link

This blog post was written by Kathy Hooven, mother to a son with autism. You can read more about Kathy and her family on her blog, "The AWEnesty of Autism." You can also follow her on Facebook.

Ahhh...it's almost Mother's Day. That magical day when the Fairy Godmother shows up and grants all mothers their three

Friday, May 12, 2017 Link

This is a post by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, mother to two sons on the autism spectrum and an Autism Family Partner at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). CHOP is an Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network site. Kim is also the author of a blog about her two children with autism at autismmommytherapist.wordpress.com.

Dear Justin and Zach,

This coming Sunday I will celebrate my fourteenth Mother’s Day as a mom, and I

Thursday, May 11, 2017 Link

This blog post was written by Kathy Hooven and her son, Ryan, who has autism. You can read more about Kathy and her family on her blog, "The AWEnesty of Autism."

My son Ryan was diagnosed with autism ten years ago. Wow, ten years…that doesn’t even seem possible. In some ways, it feels like a loooooong time ago and in some ways it feels like just yesterday I was sitting in that psychologist

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Link

Below is a post by Bill Morris, co-founder and CEO of Blue Star Recyclers, a nonprofit social enterprise based in Colorado with the mission of ethically recycling electronics to create local jobs for people with autism and other disabilities.  Most recently Blue Star Recyclers was named 2017 Social Impact Business of the Year by the Better Business Bureau, and 2016 Colorado Social Venture of Year.