Category: Autism

Ford steps up effort to hire people with autism

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. plans next year to hire an additional 12 to 24 adults with autism, expanding a program with the Autism Alliance of Michigan that has more than 30 other local companies signed on. The programs are growing quickly. For the companies, people with autism represent untapped talent, and the jobs mean an opportunity to earn a …

When We Realized My Husband Has Autism

My husband Cj and I celebrated 10 years of being together. Ten years since we first met. We actually have three anniversaries (yep), but this one is the one I regard to be the most important because it was this one that marks the date that life as I knew it would be tipped upside-down. God, my husband is gorgeous. …

Autism and human evolutionary success

A SUBTLE CHANGE OCCURRED IN OUR EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY 100,000 YEARS AGO WHICH ALLOWED PEOPLE WHO THOUGHT AND BEHAVED DIFFERENTLY – SUCH AS INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM – TO BE INTEGRATED INTO SOCIETY, ACADEMICS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF YORK HAVE CONCLUDED. The change happened with the emergence of collaborative morality – an investment in the well-being of everyone in the group – …

Trump: Vaccines Cause Autism And Will Be Investigated

  President-elect Donald Trump believes vaccines are responsible for the autism epidemic and he has promised to find out the truth and “save our children and their future” when he takes office in January. Trump dismissed the official claim that there is no link between vaccines and autism, claiming there has been a cover up to suppress the truth and …