Man with autism is recycling crayons for school in need

The guest blog post is by Sheila Morovati,  mother of 2 children and the founder & president of Crayon Collection. Her work highlights habits of waste through the collection and redistribution of the 150 million like-new crayons that restaurants throw away each year. She is proud to know that the Crayon Collection model she created lends itself to give so many …

Boy Scout with Autism and Down Syndrome Stripped of His Badges

15-year-old Logan Blythe has autism and Down syndrome. He is also a passionate Boy Scout in a local chapter in Utah, and, up until a few weeks ago, he was working on becoming an Eagle Scout. However, his dreams were crushed when the National Parks Council announced that Logan hadn’t truly earned his badges. For the past three years that Logan has …

Kids with autism face unique challenges. These 10 glorious pics capture the victories.

Sometimes our smallest victories aren’t that small at all. “This Is Autism,” a photo series produced by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, illustrates that point beautifully. The photos capture the moment that kids with autism reached their biggest achievements after receiving therapy at the hospital’s Marcus Autism Center. “For many families that have a child with autism, even the simplest milestones are …