How One Mom Advocates for Her Son With Autism

For most people, autism is a term they associate with the unknown. It can scare them and their reactions, when seeing a child in public with various forms of autism, often creates situations which are not helpful either for the child or for themselves. People around...

Autistic Teen Helps Others Advocate for Themselves

An autistic teen helps others advocate for themselves through a tool he has developed to help others who struggle with speaking in public or in a crisis situation. 18 year old Brandon Mitchell is a senior at Columbus North High School who was diagnosed with autism at...

Circle of Friends Makes Friendships Easier

In middle school, making friends can be difficult, but an activity known as Circle of Friends makes friendships easier. At La Vista Middle School in Nebraska, the Circle of Friends is a group of peers who work with certain students who are challenged when it comes to...

Robots Help Autistic Students With Social Skills

Across South Carolina, robots help autistic students with social skills in an attempt to reach children who often do not interact with other people. 21 Robots4Autism, made by the Dallas-based educational technology company RoboKind will be in South Carolina classrooms...