9 College Scholarships for Students With Learning Disabilities

More than 6 million young Americans—about 13% of students—have been diagnosed with some sort of learning challenge that makes school more of a struggle for them. Yet many of these students can succeed in college. And luckily, there are a growing number of scholarships to encourage them. Here are some, and a resource for finding more: Ranked by size of …

Autism Mom Worries About How Her Son Eats Lunch Alone. That’s Why This Picture Made Her Cry

On August 30, 2016, a football player from Florida State University (FSU) was visiting a Tallahassee middle school with his teammates when he saw an 11-year-old sitting and eating lunch at an otherwise vacant table. The college junior, Travis Rudolph walked over to the boy and asked to sit with him. “Sure, why not?” the kid responded. He introduced himself as Bo, …

7 Ways to Help a Child with Autism Deal with Death

Death is a natural part of life. It is something that none of us are immune to and all of us are guaranteed to experience. But for a child experiencing this type of permanent loss for the first time, it can be confusing and difficult to grasp. Whether it’s a beloved pet who is crossing the rainbow bridge, a grandparent, …