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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.

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Julie Laurent

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Julie Laurent

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 Julie Laurent, a country manager in charge of developing CommunicoTool, an app to help nonverbal… Continue Reading

New Partnership Formed to Better Assist Autism Community

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… Continue Reading

Amazing Mom Transforms Language Education for People With Special Needs

Amazing Mom Transforms Language Education for People With 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… Continue Reading

How You Can Promote Autism Awareness This April

How You Can Promote Autism Awareness This April

Autism awareness month In April 1970, the Autism Society celebrated the first Autism Awareness Month. During this month, the American public is encouraged to further educate themselves on autism, how to recognize the early warning signs, and support research efforts. Events are held nationwide and range from celebrations of the diversity of people with autism… Continue Reading

A Fine Line Between the World of Giftedness and Autism

A Fine Line Between the World of 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… Continue Reading

Amazing Dad Inspires Autism Families to Stay Strong and Focused

Amazing Dad Inspires Autism Families to Stay Strong and Focused

Autism Warrior: Brian Higginbotham Fighting for Autism, President of US Operations Fighting for Autism is a global, nonprofit organization with many divisions proudly working with children, families, and communities to bring autism awareness and inclusion amongst different cultures. It is designed to improve the quality of life for children and adults living with autism through… Continue Reading