Caroline McGraw is a would-be "childhood paleontologist" who digs for treasure in people. She writes about finding meaning in the most challenging relationships at A Wish Come Clear. Likewise, Caroline specializes in copywriting, helping non-profits and small businesses with a disability support focus tell their story online, so that they can feel confident about sharing their work with the world.
Last Friday was my first day as a volunteer for a local respite group. Recently, two area churches paired up to provide this much-needed service for our area's special needs community.
This week, I've been wondering: How has having a younger brother with autism influenced my perspective on faith and spirituality?
Confession time: I love helping people with de-cluttering projects. In fact, I'm usually the initiator, the one who asks my parents, “What closet is causing you stress this time?”
The time I spent with Willie during my recent visit to New Jersey was remarkably uneventful … on the surface, that is. There were no major meltdowns.
The long-awaited day has come; the moment I've been waiting for is at hand. I'm presenting at the 44th Annual Autism Society of America Convention ...
I could say I have butterflies in my stomach, but that would be putting it mildly. The flock fluttering through my abdomen is more like … condors.
Last Tuesday my sister Connie had to have a surgery.
Here's what really gets to us about the holiday season. It's not the way advertisers assault us, though that's troubling.
By the time you read this, I will have returned from a week’s vacation in Florida with my family.
Schedule-based living, however, can be a tricky proposition. On the one hand, a schedule orders the day, the expectations, and is comforting to Madison who has difficulty with transitions....
The search for a postsecondary program for a student like Cameron is not much fun. It’s actually pretty awful.
Last week I had the opportunity to head to Washington, DC to attend the “Autism Speaks to Washington” summit.
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