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Disability Hate Crime A Teachable Moment

Like many on 1\5\2017 I was surprised and very bothered by what I saw on mainstream media outlets like CNN. A hate crime targeting a developmental disabled youth. As an autism self-advocate much of what I have learned about social advocacy was seeded in the influences of Martin Luther King Jr and more. This hate […]

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Autism Advocacy – Like Oil & Water?

Our Autism Community – Introducing Nathan Young Autism became recognized as an autism spectrum officially a few years ago. However I had heard the phrase around twenty years ago. Summed up the autism spectrum is similar developmental onset behaviors which involve delays and differences in communication, cognitive-adaptive ways of being and attention found developmentally with no known cause. Personally I […]

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Jerry Seinfeld states he may be on the Autism Spectrum

As a self-advocate with autism I was surprised by the recent news of Jerry Seinfeld saying he thinks he is on the autism spectrum. It does give hope to self-advocates to see such a successful person feeling this way. Yet many with autism require help, and not just social training for literal thinking. When Jerry Seinfeld […]

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A Message for Individuals with Autism

A message of encouragement for people with high functioning autism (or Asperger’s syndrome).

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Autism Candles Gets Ready for the Holidays

This upcoming holiday season choose candles from our autism community as part of your tradition. Autism Candles is an autism equal opportunity project founded by autism self-advocacy and has been featured by Autism Speaks and shared by many others nationally. Since 2006 the goal has been to promote inclusion, new opportunity and to advocate for […]

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Autistic Makes Candles For the Autism Community

Individual with autism is achieving his goal to make candles for the autism community and beyond while employing others with autism. For some time, Nathan Young of Northern California has been making scented soybean candles in an effort to foster autism awareness and opportunity and to make extraordinary candles. “I created it as an experiment […]

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Autism in Pink Documentary about Females with Autism

It is estimated that as many as five million people in Europe may be on the autism spectrum. For women with autism, it is especially difficult to get a diagnose. Currently scientific establishment states that for every five boys with an autism spectrum disorder, there is only one girl with autism. Project Autism in Pink […]

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The Basic Aspects of Autistic Dentistry Needs

This video lecture by the Yale Child Center summarizes for dentists, parents and professionals the basic aspects of autism and dentistry needs.  It is estimated that only around ten percent of dentist feel comfortable providing care to individuals with special needs including those with autism. This lecture helps dentists understand how children (and when applicable […]

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Autism News: Pesticide exposure during p

Autism News: Pesticide exposure during pregnancy may increase autism risk – CNN (blog) http://ow.ly/2IUlFM

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Autism News: What It’s Like to Have Ano

Autism News: What It’s Like to Have Anorexia and Autism – Slate Magazine (blog) http://ow.ly/2IUlFI

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Autism News: Pesticide exposure during p

Autism News: Pesticide exposure during pregnancy may increase autism risk – CNN (blog) http://ow.ly/2ITmXC

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Autism News: What It’s Like to Have Ano

Autism News: What It’s Like to Have Anorexia and Autism – New York Magazine http://ow.ly/2IT4gY

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Autism News: Pesticide exposure during p

Autism News: Pesticide exposure during pregnancy may increase autism risk – CNN (blog) http://ow.ly/2ISJZb

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Autism News: Pesticide exposure during p

Autism News: Pesticide exposure during pregnancy may increase autism risk – CNN (blog) http://ow.ly/2IS03p

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Autism News: Pesticide exposure during p

Autism News: Pesticide exposure during pregnancy may increase autism risk – CNN (blog) http://ow.ly/2IRhgb

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Autism News: Pesticide exposure during p

Autism News: Pesticide exposure during pregnancy may increase autism risk – CNN (blog) http://ow.ly/2IRazJ

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Autism News: 10 Striking Photos That Cap

Autism News: 10 Striking Photos That Capture What Autism Looks Like Around The World – Huffington Post http://ow.ly/2IQJIL

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Autism News: House votes to reauthorize

Autism News: House votes to reauthorize autism support programs – The Hill (blog) http://ow.ly/2IQJIK

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Autism News: Advocates Worry Conn. Decis

Autism News: Advocates Worry Conn. Decision Could Undermine Autism Coverage – Kaiser Health News http://ow.ly/2IP245

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Autism News: Dr. Manny: Pregnant women s

Autism News: Dr. Manny: Pregnant women should pay attention to link between pesticides … – Fox News http://ow.ly/2IMaHL

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Autism News: Autism Rates Higher Among C

Autism News: Autism Rates Higher Among Certain Immigrants, Minorities – Wall Street Journal http://ow.ly/2ILUFT

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Autism News: Insurer’s cuts cloud futur

Autism News: Insurer’s cuts cloud future for autism therapists – wlfi.com http://ow.ly/2ILUFR

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Autism News: Autism Rates Higher Among C

Autism News: Autism Rates Higher Among Certain Immigrants, Minorities – Wall Street Journal http://ow.ly/2IKSkH

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Parental Social Isolation and Autism A c

Parental Social Isolation and Autism A common problem amid the parents that are raising autistic children is social isolation. Whether it be our friends leaving us after our child’s diagnosis or us personally isolating ourselves in order to simply cope with our child’s disorder. Parents are inclined to forget how important it is to… http://ow.ly/ymial

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Autism News: housing planned for autisti

Autism News: housing planned for autistic residents – Pittsburgh Post Gazette http://ow.ly/2IKyd4

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Autism News: Autism Rates Higher Among C

Autism News: Autism Rates Higher Among Certain Immigrants, Minorities – Wall Street Journal http://ow.ly/2IKyd5

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Autism News: Autism Risk Much Higher for

Autism News: Autism Risk Much Higher for Children of Pregnant Women Living Near … – Newsweek http://ow.ly/2IJPNh

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Autism News: Stories From Main Street: W

Autism News: Stories From Main Street: Westchester Boutique Helps Young Women With … – CBS Local http://ow.ly/2IJPNf

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Autism News: Skydivers Took to the Skies

Autism News: Skydivers Took to the Skies for Autism – KAALtv.com http://ow.ly/2IIOIs

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Autism News: Shrewsbury Little Leaguer w

Autism News: Shrewsbury Little Leaguer with autism shines as MVP – Worcester Telegram http://ow.ly/2IIOIr

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