Dive into the story of Tal Anderson—an autistic woman who did not let her ASD diagnosis stop her from making her dream of acting a reality. Tal Anderson made her debut as Sid on Netflix’s hit show Atypical in 2019, a comedy-drama series about a teenager’s life with asperger’s. This was a perfect role for

in Autism News by Sandison, MDiv

As a child, Tiffany Fixter gravitated towards helping people with special needs and desired to be a teacher, so she went on to attend Northwest Missouri State University, earning a degree in Elementary Education and then a master’s in Special Education/Autism Spectrum Disorders from University of Kansas. For the next seven years, Tiffany taught students

in Transitioning to Adulthood by Sandison, MDiv

In June, at the Milestones 15th Annual Autism Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, my wife Kristen and I were on a panel with three other couples discussing “Love and Marriage on the Spectrum.” By speaking with these couples, I gained insight for successful marriages on the spectrum. I would like to share some of this vital

in Autism Parenting Advice by Sandison, MDiv

After I graduated from Oral Roberts University with a Master of Divinity, I was employed four years as a youth pastor. When metro Detroit experienced harsh economic conditions due to the automotive industry I found myself unemployed. For the next two years I struggled for steady employment and sank into a finical sinkhole, unable to

in Employment by Sandison, MDiv