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Monday, November 27, 2017 Chrissy KellyLink
This is a guest post from writer Chrissy Kelly (Life with Greyson + Parker) who has two amazing sons on the autism spectrum. Chrissy is a world changer writing at Life with Greyson + Parker. Find her on Facebook.
"Why can't Greyson talk?" 4-year-old, brilliant, old soul Hannah asked me, looking at me intently for answers I wasn't sure I could provide. Greyson has autism and went to a Typical preschool with Hannah one day a week, and she was Grey's instant guardian
Monday, November 27, 2017 Link

Actor Freddie Highmore, star of ABC's hit show "The Good Doctor," filmed a PSA to bring awareness to individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In "The Good Doctor," Highmore plays Dr. Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism. 

Monday, November 27, 2017 Michelle SobelLink
This guest blog post is written by Michelle Sobel. Her 24 year-old son is on the autism spectrum. Michelle is from Melbourne, Australia, and has recently started her blog “Autismistic.” 

It's Friday. It's 2:45pm and I'm already waiting outside your day

Saturday, November 25, 2017 Link

“How can I help my child avoid meltdowns at the store? Everything is okay with him until he gets into the store.”

Today’s “Got Questions?” answer is by Lucia Murillo

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Angela SmithLink

This guest blog post was written by Angela Smith, a mom, wife, student, and driver of “The Struggle Bus,” living in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her youngest daughter was diagnosed with autism in late 2015 at three years old. She hopes that her words will reach and resonate with other families who are learning to view a whole new life, through the eyes of a child with autism.

Friday, November 17, 2017 Link

This is an interview with Coby Bird, a young up-and-coming actor with autism who recently guest starred on "The Good Doctor."

What was it like being on "The Good Doctor?"

I was scared at first. It was pretty crazy that I got an audition for a new show, and that they wanted someone with autism to

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Khali RaymondLink

This post is by Khali Raymond who lives in Newark, New Jersey. Khali is an author, a poet, and an artist. As a child, he was diagnosed with Asperger's. He's sharing his story with others to give them inspiration and to shed light on their darkness that they experience in life.

Living with Asperger's is not an easy feat. Imagine yourself in a room full of people. All of those people are

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Nick WrightLink

This guest blog post is by Nick Wright, Labor Relations Representative in San Diego. He is a dedicated father of two, a daughter and his son Brandon who was diagnosed ASD last year. He is an active community member and volunteer for youth sports programs.

October 22nd 2017 is a day

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Link

“We have a big extended family full of good cooks. So Thanksgiving is a big deal. Unfortunately it often doesn’t end well for our 13-year-old who has autism. The combination of family hubbub and limitless food tends to be too much. Do you have some tips for avoiding the usual meltdown and, er, “upheaval.”

Monday, November 13, 2017 Tanis BaldwinLink

This guest blog post is written by Tanis Baldwin. Tanis' son, Alec, is a dog trainer/ handler, painter, musician and athlete. He also happens to have autism.

Alec and his art teacher

When he was 2