Category Archives for "Autism Advocacy"

Articles that focus on standing up for people with autism; includes individuals, groups, non-profits, fundraisers, etc. who actively fight for and support spreading awareness and creating an understanding. Includes legal fights supporting people on the spectrum.

Top Businesswoman Improves Employment Opportunities for Autism

Top Businesswoman Improves Employment Opportunities for Autism

Autism Warrior: Silvia Planas-Prats Founder of Miami Is Kind Foundation, an industrial bakery offering employment opportunities for all kinds of professionals with autism or other disabilities, including bakers, customer service representatives, and warehouse operators. For 20 years, Silvia was confident in the successful progression of her career as a businesswoman, but after the birth of […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Nicole Sugrue

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Nicole Sugrue

Encouragement Speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM Interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word AUTISM to give readers an insightful perspective from parents, experts, entrepreneurs, and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM Interview is with Nicole Sugrue. She is the co-founder of two nonprofits in Port Washington, New York that […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM With Rayni Anderson Brindley

Encouragement Speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM Interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word AUTISM to give readers an insightful perspective from parents, experts, entrepreneurs, and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM Interview is with Rayni Anderson Brindley, Senior Vice President of Organizational Development with Devereux, who is responsible for […]

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Courageous Autism Book Publisher Dedicated to Social Change

Courageous Autism Book Publisher Dedicated to Social Change https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/courageous-autism-book-publisher/

Autism Warrior: Jessica Kingsley Formerly Managing Director and owner of Jessica Kingsley Publishers Jessica Kingsley Publishers is a publishing house committed to social change. The autism list is foremost amongst its extensive publishing program across the social and behavioral sciences and is pre-eminent in this field. Specializing particularly in books on Asperger’s syndrome (autism level one), the focus has […]

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Autism Warrior Siena Castellon Passionate Teen Helps Young People With Learning Differences

Autism Warrior Siena Castellon Passionate Teen Helps Young People With Learning Differences https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/siena-castellon-young-people-learning/

Autism Warrior: Siena Castellon Creator of www.QLMentoring.com, a fun and engaging website designed by a teen to provide mentoring, support, resources and information specifically tailored for autistic youth and children with learning differences. Siena is autistic, dyslexic, and dyspraxic. She also has ADHD. When Siena was 13 years old, she searched online for information about […]

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Autism Warrior: Angeline Francis Khoo Luxury Designer Empowers People With Special Needs With Training And Jobs

Autism Warrior: Angeline Francis Khoo Luxury Designer Empowers People With Special Needs With Training And Jobs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/empowers-people-training-and-jobs/

Angeline Francis Khoo is the founder of Rosie On Fire, a fashion company dedicated to hiring people with autism into roles that play to their strengths. She said was inspired to provide these opportunities after seeing her siblings, who are on the autism spectrum, overlooked in the job market. “We do this by focusing on creating […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM With Belinda Lerner

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM With Belinda Lerner https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/exclusive-look-with-belinda-lerner/

Encouragement speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word AUTISM to give readers insightful perspectives from parents, experts, entrepreneurs, and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM Interview is with Belinda Lerner who is the Executive Director for the NFL Player Care Foundation and Vice President of NFL Alumni Affairs […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Luke Vincent

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Luke Vincent https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/exclusive-look-with-luke-vincent/

Encouragement Speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word AUTISM to give readers insightful perspectives from parents, experts, entrepreneurs, and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM Interview is with Luke Vincent who runs a YouTube channel called Vincentville where the family shares their autism story. They do their best […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM Jennifer Thomas-Goering

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM Jennifer Thomas-Goering https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/exclusive-look-with-jennifer-goering/

Encouragement speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM Interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word AUTISM to give readers an insightful perspective from parents, experts, entrepreneurs, and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM Interview is with Jennifer Thomas-Goering who is a full-time anesthesiologist, entrepreneur and autism advocate. She is married to Patrick with two small, […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Amy Kelly

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Amy Kelly https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/exclusive-look-at-autism-2/

Encouragement Speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM Interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word AUTISM to give readers an insightful perspective from parents, experts, entrepreneurs and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM Interview is with Amy Kelly who is a mother to Danny, Annie and Ryan.  Annie is diagnosed with […]

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Parent Rights and IEP Placement Options You Need to Know

Parent Rights and IEP Placement Options You Need to Know https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/iep-placement-you-need-to-know/

Knowing and understanding your procedural safeguards (parental rights) is very important when seeking the appropriate special education services for your child. Since the majority of students with disabilities receive special education services in the general education setting, being aware of laws and regulations with inclusion will point you in the right direction. Federal law does […]

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Asperger’s Expert Wants a World Where People with Autism Fulfill Their Dreams

Asperger's Expert Wants a World Where People with Autism Fulfill their Dreams Frank Gaskill https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/people-autism-fulfilling-dreams

Autism Warrior: Dr. Frank Gaskill Dr. Gaskill is cofounder of Southeast Psych, one of the biggest psychology practices in the United States. The practice employs more than 50 clinicians who are always ready to provide the services needed by their patients. Dr. Gaskill specializes in the treatment of autism and Asperger’s syndrome. Accomplishments: Dr. Gaskill […]

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New Partnership Formed to Better Assist Autism Community

New Partnership Formed to Better Assist Autism Community https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/new-partnership-formed-to-better-assist-autism-community

Autism Parenting Magazine recently announced a partnership with the American Autism Association. The American Autism Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting families with autistic children, and increasing awareness of the varied difficulties individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face. Their mission is to help families through their journey as they raise a child with […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM With Gena Mann

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM With Gena Mann https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/an-exclusive-look-at-autism

Encouragement speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word AUTISM to give readers an insightful perspective from parents, experts, entrepreneurs, and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM interview is with Gena Mann, who is an autism mom and cofounder of a website called Wolf+ Friends, […]

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Amazing Mom Transforms Language Education for People With Special Needs

Amazing Mom Transforms Language Education for People With Special Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/language-education-for-special-needs

Autism Warrior: Laura Kasbar Creator of the Gemiini System, a groundbreaking new web-based program that helps people of all ages with autism, Down syndrome, stroke, and others with disabilities learn language and reading. Accomplishments: The Gemiini video production team recently expanded from the two-person startup that Laura founded alongside her eldest son, to an impressive enterprise of dozens […]

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A Fine Line Between the World of Giftedness and Autism

A Fine Line Between the World of Giftedness and Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/line-between-giftedness-and-autism

She cannot get her face any closer to the paper. Her eyes move furtively. Using the rivets on the pads of her fingers, she navigates through the results of the graph. Comparing her three-year-old little girl to other little girls her age feels more like a critique as she studies her daughter’s assessment. As a mother, she should be excited about her daughter’s progress; but her eyes continually dart towards the areas of […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Anna Bullard

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Anna Bullard https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/exclusive-look-at-autism-anna-bullard

Encouragement speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM Interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word AUTISM to give readers an insightful perspective from parents, experts, entrepreneurs, and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM Interview is with Anna Bullard who started her journey of advocacy for autism in 2007 when her middle […]

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