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.

Remarkable Mom Advocates for Special Needs Education Support Hayley Gripp

Remarkable Mom Advocates for Special Needs Education Support Hayley Gripp https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/advocates-for-special-needs-education/

For the past 17 years, Raja Marhaba has been advocating for hundreds of special needs children in the education system. Raja founded The Jonathan Foundation when she learned both of her sons were special needs. She fought the school system for 10 years to get her sons the proper accommodations so they could succeed in […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Taryn Plendl

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Taryn Plendl https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/exclusive-look-at-spectrum/

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 Taryn Plendl, a USA Today bestselling author and a mother who, along with her husband, adopted a young girl […]

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Trailblazer Seeks Job Opportunities for People of All Abilities

Trailblazer Seeks Job Opportunities for People of All Abilities https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/job-opportunities-for-all-abilities/

Autism Warrior: Jonathan Andrews Trainee Solicitor, Reed Smith, and Board Member, Ambitious about Autism In Jonathan’s main role, he’s a trainee solicitor at international law firm Reed Smith, the market leader in disability inclusion among City of London law firms. After overhauling its recruitment process to become more accessible, Reed Smith has hired more than […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Gina Badalaty

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Gina Badalaty http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/different-side-of-autism/

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 Gina Badalaty, a freelance blogger who has been writing about raising special needs children and living […]

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Vibrant Mom Shares Her Strength with Other Autism Families

Vibrant Mom Shares Her Strength with Other Autism Families Julie Hornok http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/mom-shares-her-strength/

Autism Warrior: Julie Hornok Author of United in Autism: Finding Strength Inside the Spectrum,  foreword by Temple Grandin (release September 2018). She is the founder of United in Autism, and a board member of the National Autism Association of North Texas. Location: Dallas, Texas Accomplishments: Through the National Autism Association of North Texas, Julie developed […]

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Parent Rights and IEP Placement Options You Need to Know

Parent Rights and IEP Placement Options You Need to Know http://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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Mom Creates Amazing Job Opportunities for People with Autism

Mom Creates Amazing Job Opportunities for People with Autism http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/mom-creates-amazing-job-opportunities-for-people-autism

Autism Warrior: Dr. Barbie Zimmerman-Bier Dr. Barbie Zimmerman-Bier is the Chief of Developmental Pediatrics at Metropolitan Hospital in NYC and Clinical Associate Professor at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. She is also the Executive Director of Popcorn for the People, a social enterprise of the nonprofit 501(C)3 Let’s Work for Good. The unemployment/underemployment rate in […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM Liza Krassner

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM Liza Krassner http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/exclusive-look-at-autism-liza-krassner

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 Liza Krassner who is the mother of a son with autism and serves on the Board […]

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