Posted on 09/17/19 in Advocacy
A recent study regarding the term "high-functioning autism" has sparked new discussion within the autism community about its shortcomings as a diagnosis label.
The study conducted in Australia investigated the relationship between adaptive behavior and cognitive... read more
Posted on 08/23/19 in School by Haley Dunn
Getting back into the groove for a new school year can be tough for the whole family. Switching gears, changing bed times, meeting new teachers, socializing with different classmates… the list goes on, and when... read more
Posted on 08/23/19 in Employment by Molly D. Dann-Pipinias
I am very lucky to work in an environment that understands autism, but it always wasn’t that way. Having an invisible disability can make working very difficult. People expect you to always live up to... read more
Posted on 08/17/19 in Parent and Caregiver by Nicole Crews
As a parents of twins on the autism spectrum, it is important that my family has the necessary supports at home to address our children’s needs. My husband and I tried to do it all... read more
Posted on 08/14/19 in Safety by Holly Reimann
“I was literally gone for five minutes.”
And, in that time, her child on the spectrum wandered off.
Children on the autism spectrum have a beautiful and complex thought process. Although they don’t always communicate with words... read more