Wednesday , August 23 2017

9 Things Never To Say to a Parent of a Child with Autism


We know that people aren’t trying to be malicious. Really, we do. But, taking a second to think before we speak might be beneficial. OUR STORY: Dillon was officially diagnosed with autism when he was 6-years-old, but he was educationally diagnosed when he was in preschool. His teachers brought us …

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Home for adults with autism breaks ground in Phoenix


PHOENIX – First Place AZ, a nonprofit that provides house options for adults with autism and other special abilities, broke ground on a new facility on Tuesday. First Place-Phoenix will include 56 apartments, a transition academy, and a leadership institute. It’s located at 3rd Street and Catalina in Phoenix. According …

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Sensory sensitive Santa visits children with Autism


  Polaris Fashion Place was quiet Sunday morning and the lights were dim. It felt like the mall was closed, but for several kids, the atmosphere was just right. “This is nice because it’s quieter. There’s less people here,” said Tara Vanhorn, whose son has Autism. Vanhorn says she tried …

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Sweet Dog Comforts Boy With Autism Every Time He Has Nightmares


Our dogs comfort us every time we feel sick, sad, and lonely. To those people with disabilities, a dog’s comfort means so much more; especially to children with certain conditions–just like this three-year-old boy named Tupper. When Tupper was just 2 years old, he was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. …

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