We were all excited when we received a donation of the American Girl Space Station. This was the featured item from the collection of Luciana Vega, 2018 Girl of the Year. Luciana is a 12-year-old girl who aspires to be the first person to explore Mars. The space station, which comes with dozens of accessories, […]
So many young women with autism have very low self-esteem. But it’s not surprising. Throughout their school years, they were told they can’t. They can’t pass the test. They can’t join Girl Scouts. They can’t control their behavior. They can’t be included. They can’t get a job. Self-esteem is the feeling of having respect for […]
Every October we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The theme for this year is to reflect on the importance of ensuring that people with disabilities have full access to employment opportunities and community involvement during the recovery process from the COVID-19 pandemic. The NDEAM is held each October to commemorate the many and varied […]
Growing up with autism is tough. You feel uncomfortable around others sometimes, and struggle interacting with people and handling your emotions. You don’t understand the things others do in the same way that they do. It gets even harder when you’re an adult and have to learn how to be independent and control yourself enough […]
Our first day seeing each other face-to-face after 14 months on Zoom!