Vote for the Autism Society SXSW Proposal: “Apps for Autism”

Monday, March 10th, 2014

The Autism Society of Greater Austin has submitted a panel presentation proposal called “Apps for Autism” to two divisions of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival. Now all we have to do is make sure that our proposal is selected – which is where Read More

A Daily Reality for Those Touched by Autism

Monday, April 8th, 2013

The month of April is upon us once again. The fourth month of the year is my son Mikey’s birthday and also National Autism Awareness Month. The former a happy, celebratory occasion; the latter a sobering reminder. After the pomp Read More

Autism Awareness – A Parent’s View

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

April is National Autism Awareness Month, which naturally begs the question: awareness of what? As a parent of a 19-year old son with autism, if you had asked me that question years ago, I would have  said things like: be Read More

Different Like You & Me

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Back when I was a young boy growing up in my hometown in New Jersey, I was different. The town where I lived predominantly consisted of people of English, Irish, and Scottish heritage whose children were all my classmates. But, Read More

“Merry Christmas, Daddy!” An Imagined Conversation with My Son

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Back when my wife and I were first married (and long before our son, Mikey, was born) we had a lot of friends and family with young children around Mikey’s age (7 years old). We’d get the biggest kick out Read More

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