Autism

“Just One Of The Many Strengths Autism Gives Me”

“Just One Of The Many Strengths Autism Gives Me”

Kudos to Market Basket for hiring teens with autism! As someone with over 10 years experience in the behavioral and human services field, I was pretty surprised when the young man bagging my groceries said, “”People at school can be like, ‘Oh he’s so weird, that kid is so weird’, but…

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New Research On Autism Genes

New Research On Autism Genes

A new study published in Nature Genetics journal shows that the genetic risk that is associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder is a genetic risk that is present even in those of us who are not on the spectrum.

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Mitigate Teasing And Bullying

Mitigate Teasing And Bullying

For many children with physical and/or developmental disabilities, trying to fit in with peers can be difficult. By being proactive when possible, we can help mitigate the stares, whispers and often not cruel-intentioned but hurtful comments.

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A Special Birthday Party Invitation

A Special Birthday Party Invitation

As parents or caretakers of someone with autism, you try to hard to create opportunities for a good life for your loved one. It is so heartwarming and refreshing when someone else also creates those opportunities.

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