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Bullying is a major problem for those on the autism spectrum | The Art of Autism

Many autistic people don’t realize they may be being bullied. As the author, Christina MacNeal writes, she didn’t realize she was bullied until her late teens. 28 more words


Why are Autistic People Stubborn?

Once again, Judy Endow, a nationally recognized speaker about Autism, has posted an article that is from her heart.  She is Autistic and knows how many of these people are labelled “stubborn.”  Here’s her perspective about why that is true.   47 more words

New Teachers

To the Moon Man, with Love

By: Diana Feldman, RDT-BCT, LCAT

When I first opened the basement classroom door all those years ago and saw a dozen eight and nine-year-old boys and girls swirling like wound-up- toy boats let loose in a pool, none of us expected we would shortly be heading to the moon. 1,041 more words

Autism Spectrum

Kulture City In Birmingham Has A New Partner Named Microsoft

UPDATE: This article is written by Karim Shamsi-Basha for Alabama NewsCenter.  Learn more at: http://alabamanewscenter.com

Above: Doctors Julian and Michelle Maha reading with their sons. 579 more words

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Coping with the holidays - A Repost

This is re-post from December 2014.  My advice for parents surviving the holidays with ASD. 

Now that the Holidays have arrived, how are you handling it?   431 more words


An Encounter Full of Questions

I am not naïve to think that I am the only individual on the planet who suffers from Asperger’s Syndrome. In fact, I know I am not the only person who suffers from Asperger’s. 324 more words

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Should we be pushing people with autism to work in tech?

When Joseph Leogrande, 18, rides the subway, his caretaker reminds him to be aware of his body and space, not to stand too close to people. 1,566 more words