A family's journey through autism. There's no denying that autism parents are quite familiar with the difficulties and challenges raising an autistic child brings forth. Having said that, many autism parents can agree with this: never underestimate the knowledge of an autistic child. The Jepson family. Top left to right: Laurie and Bryan. [...]
Life with Asperger's Syndrome isn't always easy. Living with Asperger's is not an easy feat. It never is. imagine yourself in a room full of people. All of those people are laughing and mingling. Meanwhile, you aren’t. You’re sitting there in the corner all alone, watching everyone make nice with each other. No [...]
A young woman shares details about her struggles growing up, totally unaware of her autism.
I am writing this so people will understand that autism has no “one look,” and that every individual with autism is affected differently.
Many people can sometimes incorrectly assume that people on the autism spectrum find it difficult to handle emotions, or seem closed down and shut off, but this is not the case. Often people, whether high or low functioning on the spectrum, find that they often “feel too much” and have very strong reactions to [...]
7 tips and strategies on how to be more inclusive to individuals with autism spectrum disorder.
How to be a friend to an autism parent... Your dear friend has shared some very personal and difficult news with you: her child has been diagnosed with autism. You may not know what to say or how to act. You don't really know anyone else with an autistic child, so this is [...]
Small acts of kindness can go a long way in the autism community. The smallest act can brighten up the day for an individual with autism and his or her family.
A loving sister goes the distance to raise autism awareness