Someone Asked My Son With Autism Why Eye Contact Is Hard

“I am sad when people think I don’t like them.”


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I'm Autistic and Proud to Be Who I Am

To me, being diagnosed with autism (originally Asperger’s) was the best thing in the world. If I could have had the diagnosis sooner, like around the age of 7 when my learning disabilities began to affect me, that would have been better. But since I cannot change that, the time the diagnosis did happen was at [...]

A Tribute to Temple Grandin

We’re so grateful for autism advocates like Temple Grandin.

Dad Starts Autism-Friendly Dinner Club for Families

Lenard Zohn starts Autism Eats, an autism-friendly dinner club, for his 10-year-old son who has autism, after his family struggled to find places to eat. Read the full story.

Meet the Musicians With Autism Who Are Tackling the Music Industry

A band compromised of Autistic members in London is making a big splash in the entertainment scene. Read the full story.