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In this post, autism dad and advocate Emmett Newcomb tells the story of his son Zack finding independence and his passion for filming. Since Zack and his dad discovered this passion and skill, the two have started up E Z Productions and Zack is hoping to begin producing and directing a weekly show showcasing entrepreneurs with autism.

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"Without a doubt, I was the proudest Resident Assistant on campus. Not proud of myself, but proud of all of my residents..."

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In this post, Cindy O'Bannon tells the story of the impact the Fruits of Employment program, a first-of-its-kind initiative, has had on Anthony, a young man with autism. "When asked about his progress, Anthony’s employer said that he wished he could clone him."

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Did you know that the iPad has loads of accessibility features that could help teach your son or daughter with autism to use it more efficiently?

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I believe I was born perseverating. Giving up was not an option.

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In this post, autism mom and blogger Kim McCafferty, who has a 12-year-old son on the spectrum, talks about her worries for her son's future. She recently learned about Autism Speaks housing initiative in her state and feels more positive. "I believe with a lot of planning and support from Autism Speaks, we can make this dream come true."

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"As a father of a teenage son on the autism spectrum, I recently asked myself what happens to our children with autism when they become adults with autism. What I want most for my son is opportunity." In this post, autism dad and programmer Todd Fabacher shares what he did to help do just that.

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How a wonderful child with autism and a passion for legal staffing helped one autism mom and her organization collaborate with Autism Speaks and our new jobs portal, TheSpectrumCareers.com

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