Caroline McGraw is a would-be childhood paleontologist turned writer, digging for treasure in people and uncovering sacred stories in ordinary days. She writes about choosing love, losing fear and finding home at A Wish Come Clear. Visit and receive free copies of Caroline's digital books, "Your Creed of Care: How to Dig for Treasure in People (Without Getting Buried Alive)" and "Love's Subversive Stance: Ground Yourself and Grow in Relationship."
Keri Bowers and her son, Taylor Cross, are on a mission to destroy society's definition of “normal.”
From the moment I read the first line of my friend's email (“This is horrific. Have you seen?”), I knew what I was about to encounter.
Sometimes it seems as though our lives are loops of learning and forgetting, remembrance and loss.
“That's very unusual,” she said, glancing sideways at me. “Most adult siblings aren't really involved in their autistic siblings' care, or don't want to be."
Imagine a space filled with sunlight, a modern cathedral of glass. This space is home to an art installation entitled, “Autistic. Artistic. A Life Ahead.”
On the surface of things, now might not seem like the best time for me to be thinking about my brother's work life.
Being a self-advocate in the autism community for the past several years has definitely had a few perks here and there.
Last night I had a dream that found me raging through my childhood home. For some reason, I was very angry with my family.
Every day I live with and struggle to compensate for my autism.
“I don’t think it’s safe to go,” I texted my sitter. “Let me call the office.”
I attended a focus group this week. A new venture is being developed with the intent of providing a unique six to nine-month internship experience for young adults with disabilities.
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