Category Archives: Autism Media

New York Jets Help Teen Ask Autistic Friend to Prom

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Asking someone to prom is an incredibly nerve-wracking experience. Seventeen year old Sarah Kardonsky recruited the help of the NFL’s New York Jets team players.

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Can Video Games Improve Social Interactions?

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Parents may complain that staying up in your room all day watching YouTube videos or playing video games is antisocial. However, new research into nonviolent video games promoting storytelling over action may have social benefits for people with autism.

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Field Day Marathon Won by Autistic Boy

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Ten year old Preston Willis of Grandville, Michigan was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome in second grade. This past week, with the help of his fifth grade classmates, Lillis won his elementary school’s field day marathon.

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Portraits of Autism That Break Stereotypes

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The following 8 artists have debunked major misconceptions about people living on the spectrum. They celebrate neurodiversity and value the perspective that comes from being autistic.

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European Punk Band with Disabilities

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Finnish punk rock band, PNK, consists of four members who each have a developmental disability. Soon, they will compete in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest.

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Books to Help You Find the Right Words to Say

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There are moments and experiences in which our words fail us, strive as we may. The following books, however, help with overcoming this obstacle using a child-friendly approach towards discussing autism.

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Why Autism Should Be in the Workspace

Earlier this month, Microsoft announced its plan to hire more people on the autism spectrum. The reason? Good business sense.

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4 Ways You Can Raise Autism Awareness Today

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The autism community needs you! Although we hope today will open peoples’ eyes to learn more about autism, we also hope this is just a step on an ongoing journey.

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Upcoming Film Documentary Focuses on Autism in Adulthood

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Film studies professor creates the documentary “Aging Out,” hoping that this film is able to show ways adults with Autism can lead meaningful, independent lives.

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Being Diagnosed is a Liberation, Not a Limitation

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By getting an assessment and proper diagnosis, a parent is opening doors and creating opportunities for their child.

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