autism

According to Lettuce Work, over 70% of young adults with autism that are unable to move on to college find themselves unemployed with few prospects for the future. To help provide a solution to this, Lettuce Work recently launched a program that hires students with autism to work in the full greenhouse. Outside of the […]

Being a parent doesn’t come with instructions but one thing that does come with instructions is household chemicals.  The results from consuming chemicals such as bleach can be poisonous, vomiting and cause other harm to the body. This information was overlooked by one parent who was trying to comfort her daughter who is autistic. After reading a discussion in […]

Holly Robinson Peete has been very open about the joys and challenges of raising a child with autism. Her son, RJ, was diagnosed at age 3 and since then, Peete has worked tirelessly as an advocate for both children with autism and their families. In their hit reality TV show on OWN, ‘For Peete’s Sake,’ the Peetes […]