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Autism Awareness Month – Autism is More than Autism Speaks and Temple Grandin
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Autism Awareness Month – Autism is More than Autism Speaks and Temple Grandin

Autism Awareness month is coming and yet the media only seems to know about one autism organization and one successful autistic adult. They don't seem to realize that: Autism is More than Autism Speaks and Temple Grandin During the month many national news...
New technologies for autism
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New technologies for autism

Using technology is not a new concept for many autistic children. Apps on smart phones, voice recognition software, books on tape, and special pencil grips are all used widely today by autistic children and adults. Now there are several new developments in bot...
Accidental Ableism
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Accidental Ableism

I had never heard the word abelism before 2014. Even after my daughter was diagnosed over 10 years ago I was not aware of it. When I first saw it used, I actually had to look it up; ableism is the discrimination in favor of able-bodied people. It was not som...
Sensory and Autism Friendly Events across the United States for the Holidays
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Sensory and Autism Friendly Events across the United States for the Holidays

With the increased number of families impacted by autism many malls, theatres and traditional holiday venues are providing special sensory friendly events this holiday season and throughout the coming year. The trend is towards scheduling a specific performanc...