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