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.
The Background, and My Own Struggle I read an article in USA Today last May that touched me very deeply. AP Medical Writer Lindsey Tanner reported that 1 in 3 Autistic young adults "...have no paid job experience, college or technical school nearly seven years after high school graduation."  I wish I could say I … Continue reading The Autism Industry and the Glare of the Blue Light
Despite all that has gone wrong these past few weeks, I still feel it is important to do my part for autism. Awareness is a huge effort and must be given our best efforts. Since the 1970's, the Autism Society has set aside the month of April to celebrate autism awareness month. Many American's join in with … Continue reading Autism Awareness is in My Blood