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, …

New Baltimore Kroger employee with autism quits job due to bullying

23-year-old says other employees bullied him during work NEW BALTIMORE, Mich. – Kroger is investigating after an employee with autism at the New Baltimore store said he was being bulled and quit his job. “The thing is, if you don’t have anything nice to say about someone, don’t say it,” Giovanni Trapani said. “Point blank.” Trapani, 23, said what happened to him at his …

What I Mean When I Tell You My Daughter Is Autistic

I want the world to become more educated about neurodiversity. Knowing people with autism diagnoses means understanding can come more easily to us all. So if I come straight out and say “my daughter’s on the spectrum,” that means “check your judgment.” It means “resist assumptions.” It can be hard to distinguish my daughter from neurotypical kids her age. I …