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Themighty.com: Why Acceptance Matters for People With Autism

Autism is not just a disability; autism is something that requires understanding and empathy. Autism is a disability that affects a child’s social skills and learning skills as well. It can also make it difficult to comprehend (understand) words, situations, facial expressions or emotions. Autism can sometimes make it difficult

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Themighty.com: Watch the Trailer for 'Atypical,' Netflix's New Comedy Series About Autism

Netflix’s newest original series about autism, “Atypical,” doesn’t premiere for another month, but you can catch the show’s official trailer on The Mighty. The eight-episode comedic series follows Sam Gardner (Keir Gilchrist), a high school senior on the autism spectrum, and his family as he navigates dating, school and being

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Themighty.com: How Hamilton's Leslie Odom, Jr. Inspired Me as Someone on the Autism Spectrum

From his first Broadway performance in “Rent” to his Tony award-winning performance in “Hamilton,” not many performers in my opinion have showed more passion in their performances onstage over the years then Leslie Odom, Jr. That’s why the moment I had the opportunity to talk with him as a fellow

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Themighty.com: When a Meeting Changed the Academic Trajectory of My Son on the Autism Spectrum

We received the most amazing letter this week from our son’s university. It said, “On behalf of M University, it is my privilege to congratulate you on making the Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 semester. Your high grade point average for the past semester reflects both your academic potential

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Themighty.com: Mom and Former Police Officer Creates AutismTalk App to Help Police Interact With People on the …

Former police officer and mother to a child on the autism spectrum, Stephanie Cooper created AutismTalk App — an interactive communication app that helps first responders communicate with people on the autism spectrum.

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