Caroline McGraw is a would-be "childhood paleontologist" who digs for treasure in people. She writes about finding meaning in the most challenging relationships at A Wish Come Clear. Likewise, Caroline specializes in copywriting, helping non-profits and small businesses with a disability support focus tell their story online, so that they can feel confident about sharing their work with the world.
What happens when a group of young people with autism set out to do the impossible; that is, to stage and star in a full-length musical?
I no longer have the best letter I ever received. I let it go earlier this year, because I knew that, even if I threw away the paper itself, I'd never forget the contents.
If you've seen the movie “Good Will Hunting,” then you know about the farting scene.
As I sat down to write today, I couldn't help but give voice to a cacophony of fears that siblings of adults with autism share.
This Valentine's Day, I'm determined to look for love in the ordinary spaces of my days.
It's almost that time again: Time for me to venture forth to go and pick up medications for my brother.
Our family originally qualified for Supplementary Security income for Cody when he was four years old. I was a single mother, not working at the time and my husband, Bill,
At present, I’m not a parent. I don’t have a son or daughter of my own, but if ever I do, I have a very specific item at the top of my parenting to-do list.
When I was very young, I remember using the telephone in my parents’ house to call a home shopping network in an attempt to get a pretty-looking umbrella.
Reilly comes home from his first year away at postsecondary school this week.
Part I of a two-part series on living as an autistic adult in rural America.
I jumped right into the midst of the game, becoming a Hunter/Warrior version of myself, looking for the silver bullet that would magically make him “normal.”
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