How I Learned to Accept My Autism Diagnosis

Monday, April 20th, 2015

By Lee Passehl Lee Passehl was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and was diagnosed with autism at age three. In 2008, he moved to Southern California to study Japanese at Irvine Valley College. Lee enjoys racing Radio Control cars in his Read More

How Our Family Overcame Elopement Challenges

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

By Martha Gabler Martha Gabler lives outside of Washington, D.C. with her husband and two sons. Her youngest son was diagnosed with autism at the age of three.  My teenage son with autism loves to go out: whether it’s for Read More

What I Learned From My Children With Autism

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

The following guest post was submitted by Jill Schmidt. Jill and her husband are the parents of three adult children, ages 30, 28, and 22 (two boys and a daughter respectively).  She has two adult children with autism, her middle Read More

Buttons, ‘Bands & Blogs: 3 B’s for the 3 A’s of Autism (Awareness, Action & Acceptance)

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

When I was a young, rebellious lad in the ’80s, I used to wear pin buttons on my denim jacket. There was the obligatory “PEACE” sign, one that said “Carpe Diem,” and one with Opus from the “Bloom Country” comic strip, Read More

I Love My Brother with Autism

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

By Victoria Denise Lemon  Guest blogger Victoria Denise Lemon is the 2015 winner of the Autism Society of Baltimore Chesapeake‘s Express Yourself Essay Contest – Sibling of a Child with Autism category. The nine-year-old wrote her winning essay in honor of her brother who Read More

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