Naoki Higashida’s Autism Book ‘The Reason I Jump’ to Be Made a Film

The popular book about autism, “The Reason I Jump,” is set to become a film, Variety reported on Wednesday. Based on a memoir written by a then-13-year-old Naoki Higashida, who lives with autism, the documentary will be co-produced by Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen’s company Vulcan Productions. Just announced! We’re co-producing the adaptation of Naoki Higashida’s international bestseller “The Reason I Jump” …

How This Father-Son Duo Is Working to Overcome the Obstacles of Autism When Shopping

Noah has autism, but his father David doesn’t want that to stop him from being a functioning, independent individual who can contribute to his community. Because of this, they are learning to go grocery shopping, a feat that used to be difficult when Noah was out of sync and did not want to be there. Noah’s behavior consultant, Maureen, accompanies Noah and …

10 Things Autism Parents Worry About

When you’re the parent of a child with autism, it can be difficult at times to prevent your mind from overthinking. When you get a moment of quiet, or a chance to slow down, you start worrying about all the challenges the future could bring. Usually, these thoughts like to pop into my head when I’m on the train home …