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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

Bussing My Son To The World with Autism

Bussing My Son To The World with Autism

I thought they were kidding when they said my three-year-old son would be taking a school bus to his preschool.  Let me get this straight. My nonverbal, three-year-old son would be taking a bus? By himself? Without me? How is that even possible? Prior to learning he had autism, Lucas was already the baby of… Continue Reading

Professional Golfer a Game Changer for Autism Community

Professional Golfer a Game Changer for Autism Community

Autism Warrior: Ernie Els, South African professional golfer, founder of the Els for Autism Foundation, along with Liezl Els and Marvin R. Shanken Location: Jupiter, Florida Accomplishments: Ernie Els has 70 professional career victories to his name, including four Major Championships, two World Golf Championships, and a record seven World Matchplay titles. Off the golf course,… Continue Reading

Come Touch His Cheek

Come Touch His Cheek

This child of mine you stare at so, Please come closer so you will know Just who my child is and what I see when those sweet eyes stare back at me I see no limits to my child’s life Although I know It will be filled with strife, I’m hoping that doors will open… Continue Reading

A Daddy’s Deepest Love

A Daddy’s Deepest Love

In today’s society, what is the criterion for a guy to be considered a real man? Muscles? Toughness? Success? Intelligence? Athletic ability? I’ve learned that it’s actually much more. In January of 1989, I was living the uniquely exciting life of a young, single, stand-up comedian. From my home base of San Francisco, I would… Continue Reading