Posted on 05/24/17 in Supporting the Mission by Milestones
Nera Birch says the world would benefit from a changed perspective and acceptance of autism.
“We should look at it as a positive, not a negative,” says the 24-year-old Beachwood native, who was diagnosed with Asperger... read more
Posted on 04/25/17 in Supporting the Mission by Milestones
I want to start out the story by focusing on present day. A flash forward of sorts.
We are the lucky parents of a wonderful 12-year-old girl. She enjoys her adapted dance class, ice skating, playing... read more
Posted on 03/23/17 in Supporting the Mission by Milestones
Our autism journey began during a routine checkup when our son Miles was 3 ½ years old.
When the exam was over, and Miles looked good and healthy, the doctor asked if we had any concerns.... read more
Posted on 02/27/17 in Supporting the Mission by Milestones
Lev Gonick knows it takes an entire community to raise a child. “When we arrived in Cleveland we had a chance to meet some amazing, amazing folks,” he says. “We are so incredibly lucky. Of... read more
Posted on 12/26/16 in Supporting the Mission by Mia
Every child is their own person - complete with specific ways of relating to the world. For families that have multiple children with ASD, navigating this journey can be much like a puzzle. What works... read more