‘Atypical’ Season 2, Episode 3 Recap: ‘Little Dude and the Lion’

  EDITOR’S NOTE The following is a review of the third episode of the second season of “Atypical,” and contains spoilers. Episode three opens with Casey (Brigette Lundy-Paine) jogging alongside her boyfriend Evan (Graham Rogers). They flirt and Casey suggests that maybe they’re taking things too fast. Evan says that they can go slower for their “second first time.” The …

Sesame Place Is Now the World’s First Certified Autism Center Theme Park

Sesame Place, the only theme park that’s dedicated solely to the popular children’s series “Sesame Street,” is now also the world’s first theme park to be designated a certified autism center. The Langhorn, Pennsylvania, amusement park received the designation from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), which provides international autism certifications and works with travel destinations to create safe …

14 Amazing Women With Autism

Renowned animal behavior expert Temple Grandin does not let her autism define her. “Autism’s a very important part of who I am. I like the logical way I think, and I wouldn’t want to change that,” she says in her MAKERS interview. “But my primary identity is being a scientist, animal behavior specialist.” Grandin, who revolutionized the livestock industry with her focus …