Beth Hiatt Writes ‘Let’s Talk About Autism’ Article for School Magazine

  Beth Hiatt, 13, is the co-editor of her school’s magazine, and she recently wrote an article called “Let’s Talk About Autism” for the publication explaining how autism affects her daily life — and how she hopes to change the public’s perception of people on the spectrum. After the piece was published, her mother, Beccy Hiatt, shared the unedited article …

The Hardest Part About Traveling With Autism

Last winter my husband Joe and I took five red suitcases, four messy boys and one pink girl on a Caribbean vacation. As soon as our second son, Jack, climbed into the shuttle to the airport, he made an announcement to the driver: “None of us. Smoke tobacco.” The driver looked back at me in the dim light of the van. It …