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My Sister, My Beacon Of Light

  They say that having a sister makes one happier than the rest of mere mortals who grow up alone or with a brother. I daresay, it is! You see, I have a really special sister. Her name is Nancy and she is my beacon of light, hope and love so deep it rejuvenates me … Continue reading My Sister, My Beacon Of Light

  • December 10, 2017
Of Driving And Autism: A Road Less Traveled

  I was driving along Lakeshore Drive on my way to Sobey’s when this other driver cut in front of me– twice! I have seen people running a red light, not pulling over for a siren, not following school ground speed limit, and not giving a care on whether their actions can affect others or … Continue reading Of Driving And Autism: A Road Less Traveled

  • November 13, 2017
Growing Up With Autism: Why Sex Education Matters?

  One of the hardest part of being an Autism parent is to discuss sex education with their kids as they near adulthood. Intimacy, indeed, is part of being human. While some kids with autism may have difficulty forging such intimate relationships with others, it cannot be denied that there are also some who, particularly … Continue reading Growing Up With Autism: Why Sex Education Matters?

  • October 11, 2017
Starting It Right: School Days Are Here Again

  It’s that wonderful time of the year once again! Early morning coffee preparing breakfast and lunch bags lined up before our kiddos finish packing homework and bulky Science projects. Oh, how I used to fret over what menu to prepare for my kids while growing up. To most Autism parents, however, every beginning of … Continue reading Starting It Right: School Days Are Here Again

  • September 9, 2017
How To Implement An Autism Diet With Your Child

  To parents like us who have children on the autism spectrum, every meal time is a battle where we often emerge as losers. Many of our kids are known to be picky eaters making a healthy autism diet a struggle. Many of them are also sensitive to various food items due to digestive issues … Continue reading How To Implement An Autism Diet With Your Child

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White House Goes Blue For Autism Month

On Sun, @WhiteHouse will honor World Autism Awareness Day & #LightItUpBlue to join w/ the autism awareness community https://t.co/oz7Hf2Tzbu — Sean Spicer (@PressSec) March 31, 2017 Despite Donald Trump’s false claims autism is the result of vaccinations, the White House will turn blue this weekend to honour those with the condition. “Further research into the … Continue reading White House Goes Blue For Autism Month

Open World Autism Awareness Month with a Bang!

World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognised day on the 2nd of April every year, encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness about children with autism throughout the world. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution “62/139. World Autism Awareness Day”, passed in council on … Continue reading Open World Autism Awareness Month with a Bang!

Autistic man can’t speak but you have to listen to his song

This is the amazing moment a man who can’t speak takes to the stage to sing this Christmas song perfectly. Kyle Coleman, 25, was diagnosed with ‘Classic Autism’ when he was three-years-old. Over time Kyle retreated from the world, leaving him unable to communicate with anyone. But amazingly, he finds his voice when he sings. … Continue reading Autistic man can’t speak but you have to listen to his song

FINALIST to the The 2015 USA Best Book Awards

Christmas came early to John and our family. My book, Living Autism Day by Day: Daily Reflections and Strategies to Give You Hope and Courage, made it as a FINALIST to the The 2015 USA Best Book Awards (Parenting and Family)! http://www.usabooknews.com/2015awardannouncement.html With this, I would like to send out my heartfelt gratitude to everyone who … Continue reading FINALIST to the The 2015 USA Best Book Awards

Tsunami of teens with autism’ reaching adulthood in coming years

The question of who will eventually care for their autistic son, Adam, weighed heavily on Deborah Pugh and her husband until their daughter stepped forward to lift the burden. Adam Elsharkawi, 24, will live with his parents in North Vancouver, B.C., working part-time in a bakery, and will eventually move in with his sister, Jemana, … Continue reading Tsunami of teens with autism’ reaching adulthood in coming years

Model With Down Syndrome Makes Stunning Debut At New York Fashion…

Model With Down Syndrome Makes Stunning Debut At New York Fash… Meet the model with Down syndrome who's changing perceptions everywhere Posted by NowThis on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 one word. ASTOUNDING! kudos to both mom and daughter. Recommended for you: Autism or Autistic? A label is too small for a human being’s magnificence Biometric … Continue reading Model With Down Syndrome Makes Stunning Debut At New York Fashion…