Archive for the ‘Blog’ Category

The Road to Independence is Paved with Biscotti
Organization for Autism Research

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March 30th, 2016 | (0)

 Denise Resnik, the mother of an adult son with autism, shares her story about how her son found independence through learning to bake. This post originally appeared in ...


An Open Letter to My Son's Dentist
Organization for Autism Research

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March 23rd, 2016 | (0)

A visit to the dentist can be very difficult for a child with autism.  Guest blogger Jessica writes about a positive experience with her son’s doctor, and how his willingness ...


1 Small Change Turned My Autistic Son Into an Athlete
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March 16th, 2016 | (0)

Author and mother Susan Senator shares how her son Nat became engaged in his Special Olympics basketball practice after just one smart change. This blog originally appeared on ...


A Person Is Not A Diagnosis
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March 9th, 2016 | (0)

Autism is just one aspect of a person, and the diagnosis does not limit or define one’s capabilities. Guest blogger Jessica explains the need to see beyond a child’s diagnosis ...


Tips by a Teen for Teens on Understanding Autism
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March 2nd, 2016 | (0)

Alex Jackman, a teen autism advocate, illustrates the importance of reaching out to people with special needs and the meaningful friendships she has gained as a result of her ...