Adults on the autism spectrum face significant barriers to employment, with 85 percent of college-educated adults with autism unemployed. WhileRead more
Several years ago my friend and Co-Host of Autisable Dads, Rob, talked about home security – and not necessarily inRead more
A couple of weeks ago, my daughter Grace lost her iPhone. Grace is a 15-year-old with a diagnosis of autism and a severe speech delay. Some people would call her “non-verbal” but she can say a few words and if people don’t understand she shows them …Read more
By Mike Hipple, board member of United States Society of AAC USSAAC and founder of Wisconsin AAC Network Your childRead more
Children that are labeled as autistic are not necessarily disabled. Autism is the ability to view the world through aRead more
We were a newly diagnosed, newly arrived family with no support network; barely able to manage our kids’ and their special needs ourselves, let alone expect anyone else to take over so I could go off and do a 2 day course. I did find a way and it was very worthwhile but I have always felt there had to be a better way.
Family members although willing, may be as ill equipped as you as to how to “mind” your loved one and in the early years of diagnosis, you probably don’t have home help or other kinds of respite.
Therapists; there are a lot of new Apps out there and it is hard to find the time to learn about every one. So here’s a chance to do it over your coffee break. Be sure to let us know what you think too.