All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘self-advocate’

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Hey, Neurotypicals: THINK Before Doing These Things

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We all have things that seem to annoy us to no end. Traffic, a never-ending conversation, or hearing someone loudly […]

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You Aut to Know: Meaningful, Paid Employment is Possible for Adults with Autism

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When it comes to jobs and adults with autism, we already know the facts: their employment rate is low, their […]

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Autism Gurus | Stephen Shore, Ed.D. Talks Self-Advocacy, Ability, and Inclusion

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Nonverbal until age four, Dr. Stephen Shore was diagnosed with “atypical development” and “strong autistic tendencies.” Labeled “too sick” for […]

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You Aut to Know: What Helps Adults with Autism Thrive

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One of my biggest concerns, like most others out there, is about the future. We all deserve one, and many […]

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Autism Gurus | Dena Gassner: You Are Not a Failure for Utilizing Public Supports

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Dena Gassner is a powerhouse. Not only does she serve on the national board for The Arc US, she is […]

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Ron Sandison

Autism Gurus | Ron Sandison Inspires Hope in Faith Communities

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When Ron Sandison was born, his development was normal. But at eighteen months old, he began to regress at a rapid […]

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Everyone Stims: 7 Gorgeous Visual Videos to Share

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According to the Autism Research Institute, self-stimulatory behavior or “stimming” refers to repetitive body movements or repetitive movement of objects. Some […]

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You Aut to Know | Hard Labor: The Truth about Jobs and Autism

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Finding work in today’s economy can be a challenge.  However, when you’re on the spectrum, “challenge” is sugarcoating it.  I […]

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Dani Bowman

MHAF Featured Artist | Dani Bowman: Shaking Up the Animation World and Beyond

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Dani Bowman founded her company, Powerlight-Studios (now DaniMation Entertainment) at age 11. She has worked professionally in the animation industry […]

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You Aut to Know | On My Own: Living Independently with Autism

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“On my own”: Those three simple words, create a phrase filled with a lot of excitement and uncertainty. It’s a […]

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