My son will be turning 18 in March. I can’t believe how fast time has gone by. Now that he will be considered legally an adult, I have a whole new set of rules/laws to learn. I have to figure out what he is going to do after he graduates from high . . . → Read More: Guardianship Process for Autistic Son
This should not have happened. The behavior therapist, Charles Kinsey did all the right things given the situation. He was laying on the ground, with his hands up, as he tried to explain what was going on. The fact that the situation had escalated to the point that this man and his . . . → Read More: Police Shoot Unarmed Therapist of Autistic Man
I received this in my email, and wanted to share. It’s a poem written by and adult with high functioning autism. I’ve also included the information he included about himself. I hope you enjoy.
I am Scott Lentine, a 26 year old man with high-functioning autism (PDD-NOS/Asperger’s) from Billerica, MA, outside of Boston. I
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Press Release – CHAPEL HILL, NC (January 8, 2014) – As the U.S. prepares for a tsunami of young adults with autism who will enter the job market over the next decade, autism specialists and business leaders will assemble in Chapel Hill, NC on January 27-29 for the first summit to press . . . → Read More: First Business Summit on Employing Adults with Autism NC
I was over on My Five Men, reading her random thoughts post. In it, she mentions having to file for guardianship of her eighteen year old autistic adult child. I was like, WHAT! I have to file for guardianship of my son when he turns 18? I think it was mentioned at an autism . . . → Read More: Filing Guardianship for Your Autistic Adult Child