Caroline McGraw is a would-be childhood paleontologist turned writer, digging for treasure in people and uncovering sacred stories in ordinary days. She writes about choosing love, losing fear and finding home at A Wish Come Clear. Visit and receive free copies of Caroline's digital books, "Your Creed of Care: How to Dig for Treasure in People (Without Getting Buried Alive)" and "Love's Subversive Stance: Ground Yourself and Grow in Relationship."
Amidst the hustle and bustle of this holiday season, it may help to remember that one of the most precious gifts we can give to one another is our honest, undivided attention.
Leading a life of self-determined success in autism may require a dash—or more—of art.
This past Thursday, I attended a supper that ended with prayer time.
One of my biggest fears as Willie's sister is that he'll seriously hurt himself, or someone else.
After parents and caregivers of individuals on the autism spectrum have passed through the challenging process of finding and assessing a residential placement . . .
We're gathered around the table together for the first time, my family and my boyfriend. Jonathan is going to be my fiance in a matter of weeks, and we'll be married in a few months,
Being a self-advocate in the autism community for the past several years has definitely had a few perks here and there.
Last night I had a dream that found me raging through my childhood home. For some reason, I was very angry with my family.
Every day I live with and struggle to compensate for my autism.
“I don’t think it’s safe to go,” I texted my sitter. “Let me call the office.”
I attended a focus group this week. A new venture is being developed with the intent of providing a unique six to nine-month internship experience for young adults with disabilities.
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