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.
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.
The sweet-smelling smoke from the firecrackers drifts over to where the group of adults is sitting on the lake house porch.
I was holding my breath when the doorbell sounded. “They’re here!” I cried. My third-grade self was hosting her very first sleepover, and boy oh boy, was she nervous.
As mentioned in last week’s column, my family’s story has been featured in a short documentary entitled, “My Brother,” by filmmaker Edwin Mah.
What do you get when you combine an intrepid public school teacher, a classroom of young autistic adults, and a vision of partnership and mutuality? Bittersweet Farms.
Last Monday I gave a lecture at Children’s Specialized Hospital in Mountainside, NJ on “Transitioning with Autism from Pediatrics to Adulthood.”
Victory is ours! I've just received a text message from my mom, alerting me to the fact that she and my dad are signing their will and Willie's special needs trust papers this morning. ...
It is that time of year again, when families get together for holidays and people start Christmas shopping.
My daughter wrote a monologue for an acting class about growing up with a sibling on the spectrum.
I’ve come down with an early case of the “Bah Humbugs” this year.
Last Tuesday my sister Connie had to have a surgery.
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