My Obsession Saved Me from Poverty

And Autism gave me the courage to pursue success. From a very early age, I showed an interest in music.  My mother tells the story of walking me through town at age three, when I pointed to a violin and declared “I want to play that.”  Not even knowing what the instrument was called, I … Continue reading My Obsession Saved Me from Poverty

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A college bound teen, a pirate, & a Toronto sunset.

How a road trip with a friend softened the emotional confusion of autism. It is not often one gets to travel to a foreign country with a local guide.  Locals can pull you away from the negative chaos of tourist traps and help set you in motion with the rhythm of the the local vibe.  … Continue reading A college bound teen, a pirate, & a Toronto sunset.

Boycotting Autism Speaks is not enough.

I am Laura Nadine, entrepreneur, single mother of two children, and I am autistic.  Autism has made it into the news quite a bit over the past decade, and most recently under the hashtag #BoycottAutismSpeaks.  Despite the seemingly sudden growth of Boycott Autism Speaks, this fight is not new. Back in May of 2013, I … Continue reading Boycotting Autism Speaks is not enough.