Teens and Autism: A Story of Kindness

I still struggle with my decision to let Ashlyn be manager of the girls’ high school soccer team. I pick her up every afternoon from practice, holding my breath a bit, hoping that practice went well and that the girls were kind. Kind and teenager girls do not normally go together. After practice the other…

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Perfectly imPaired

We began educating my daughter’s classmates on her autism in grade school. Now a high school sophomore, the education and knowledge has grown into a support system that gets her through each day. She has people to sit with at lunch, a locker to visit in between classes and someone to remind her whether she…

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Teens With Autism

There are many things on Ooph that I have been proud of over the years, but nothing more than this project. Autism affects 1 in 110 children and 1 in 70 boys. These children will grow up. They will become teenagers. What programs are in place to help them on this journey? Jessica of Four…

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Race For Autism

Another one of our amazing Southern California women contacted a number of us last week to ask us for our help on getting the word out about San Diego Race for Autism.  Considering Jennifer is this amazing Public Relations Chic and there is no way I could ever be as eloquent as she is.  So  I’m…

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