Approaching the Autism Journey with Optimism

When my son was young, he was very different from all his peers. It wasn’t until he was a teen when he was diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome. But back then, being on the spectrum was a mystery, even to the professionals who worked with him. Here was my precious child, my beautiful son, and there were few people I could turn to for any answers or advice. I relied on my unconditional love, intuition and fierce determination to help him with what he needed when he needed it. Oh, how I longed to find even one other parent who would understand … [Read more...]

Autimism: We’ve Only Just Begun!

Scroll down for our giveaway for iPad Mini, Nexus 7 tablet, gift cards and goodies. By Jodi Murphy One month. In one year. The positive autism movement began! Autimism (rhymes with optimism) an initiative to put forth positive views of autism to shift the paradigm from awareness to acceptance...from misperceptions, negative stereotypes, and stigmas to understanding...from can't to "Oh, yes we can (and will)!" We began with an official international greeting for World Autism Day by our Mighty League Autism Ambassador of Hope, Conner … [Read more...]