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AUTISM VISITORS WELCOMED TO ATLANTA

AUTISM VISITORS WELCOMED TO ATLANTA   Atlanta is filled with events and things to do.  Nightlife, restaurants, family attractions, history, and even beautiful parks.  While the state still has changes to make when it comes to Autism reform, the city is actually very autism-friendly.   If you follow our Monthly Sensory Events, you will find many…

Our Autism Fight Is Personal

Our Autism Fight Is Personal   The following is a shared story by author J.B. Handley.  There are many theories out in the media and just as many personal stories.  The following thoughts and opinions are not mine but sharing per permission.     By J.B. Handley,  Author How To End The Autism Epidemic My wife, Lisa, and I…

Moms

Millennial Moms Raising Kids with Special Needs

App for Millennial Moms Raising Kids with Special Needs   Most moms of special needs children all have one thing in common.  Feeling alone.  Your friends and family love you sure.  But they don’t really understand the work, pain and even fear.  Wolf + Friends wants to end this.  When you feel alone,  you’re not. There’s an…

Wish Grants

AUTISM WISH GRANTING/GRANT SITES

AUTISM WISH GRANTING SITES   Not all of these grants are for terminally ill kids. There are even some things for adults too. A ACT Today!  Helping families who have a child on the Autism Spectrum with care and treatment.   Angel Autism Network. Families living in Wisconsin.  Can apply for up to $500 per year. …

Big Thank You

The Bert Show’s Big Thank You Campaign

The Bert Show’s Big Thank You Campaign   Many Atlanta residents know all about Q100’s morning radio show, The Bert Show.  Join the Bert Show as they are kicking off their Big Thank You campaign this fall, giving thanks to all the men and women that serve our country. The annual effort aims to provide every…

THE MODERN FACE OF THE HOMELESS

THE MODERN FACE OF THE HOMELESS Homelessness is the circumstance when people are without a permanent dwelling, such as a house or apartment. People who are homeless are most often unable to acquire and maintain regular, safe, secure and adequate housing.     WHO DO YOU PICTURE AS HOMELESS Many of us have an idea…

Thomas Land

REVIEW OF THOMAS LAND AT EDAVILLE FAMILY THEME PARK

REVIEW OF THOMAS LAND AT EDAVILLE FAMILY THEME PARK   Our family was given a complimentary visit, but all opinions are my own.    Edaville started in 1946 by Ellis D. Atwood who built a railroad 5 ½ miles long around his 1,800-acre plantation of cranberries. He used the trains to service his bogs as well as…

financial tips

Tips To Financial Planning for Special Needs Kids

Tips To Financial Planning for Special Needs Kids The following is a sponsored post. Why worry about financial planning?  The U.S. Census Bureau says that about 10 percent of Americans between the ages of 16 and 64 suffer some form of physical, mental, or emotional impairment. Many of them are outliving their parents, thanks to…

Boom Autism

How to Welcome Special Needs Children into the Community

How to Welcome Special Needs Children into the Community Autism is the fastest-growing disability in the US. In 2000 the rate of autism was 1 in 150 children. In 2016, the number jumped up to 1 in 68 and some reports find the number is as high as 1 in 28 for boys! Often people…

How the Fiscal Year 18 Appropriations Bill Benefits the Autism Community

The following originally appeared on the Autism Speaks Website.  I am reposting for my readers.    On March 23, 2018, the annual appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2018 was signed into law marking some significant wins for the autism community. The spending package includes what has been called an unprecedented increase to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget as well as the…

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