Archive for the ‘Inspiring Story’ Category

Roses For Autism Offers Valentine’s Gifts with a Special Meaning

Roses for Autism - Red Bouquet
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Every year at this time, couples scramble to figure out what to get each other. What if I told you you don’t have to search anymore? Roses for Autism is a rose growing business from Guilford, CT started by a father and his teenage son with autism. The vision, according to their website, is “To [...]

Principal… No… Hero Saves Boy with Autism From Drowning/Freezing to Death

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A ten year old autistic boy, Andrew Brown, ran away from his teacher at Gonic Elementary School in Rochester, New Hampshire. Andrew took his teacher and the principal, Gwen Rhodes, on a chase through the woods behind the school. They caught up with him when he stopped on a thin patch of ice but it [...]

CBS – 60 Minutes – Apps for Autism

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Another way technology is giving people with autism a voice We’ll let CBS tell this story

Meet Carly Fleischmann, You Won’t be Sorry You Did

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The minute I think I finally am starting to understand autism better, I am approached with the story of Carly Fleischmann, the young autistic girl from Toronto Canada whose story has completely blown me away. Carly cannot speak in the “conventional” way but boy does she have a lot to say! Diagnosed with autism at [...]

Fans at Fenway Park Support an Autistic Man Sing the National Anthem

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This happened quite some time ago from what I can tell online but I wanted to share it anyway. On Disability Awareness Day at Fenway Park in Boston, MA, a young man who was chosen to sign the National Anthem came down with the giggles halfway through the song. As he struggled to finish it, [...]

Autistic Boy Scout from Utah Earns 132 Merit Badges

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This extremely accomplished 17 year old boy from Utah is nothing short of amazing. We originally learned about Nate Christensen’s story on Deseret News and just had to share it! Nate is autistic and a senior at Bingham High School in South Jordan, UT. He recently earned his 132nd boy scout merit badge. Oh and did [...]