Cara Nissman is a journalist and editor based in West Palm Beach, Florida. For more than 12 years, she has written about families, religion, education, health, and people with special needs for magazines, newspapers, websites, and books. Her work has been published in the Boston Herald, Seventeen, South Florida Parenting, and the Palm Beach Post. You can read more of her articles on her website.
A knife to the back reportedly brought Matthew Finnigan out of the fantasy world of his beloved video game and into a devastating reality.
John was fuming. He hoisted the 75-pound cement planter, then dropped it with incredible force.
Cheryl O’Brien had worked as a draftsman, technician and electrical engineer before taking time off from the world of work to raise her children. But when O’Brien was ready
A woman struggles to understand as her teenage daughter with autism screeches unintelligibly and points at a take-out menu.
Margaret Fernandez believes two colors of thread intertwine to define who she is as an adult with Asperger syndrome. “The gold threads in my cloth are God,
As a parent, you are a legal guardian. You're responsible for your child's welfare, education and health. As the parent of a child with autism, of course, you're also responsible for therapies...
As the founder of the Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership (ASTEP), I hear from many parents about the struggles their adult children have obtaining ...
Imagine yourself to be a rookie cop, two years “on the road,” patrolling an average-sized town in America.
Imagine that you had a tremendous gift, one that could inspire a nation, raise autism awareness ...
These days, when one hears “Healthcare,” political strife is often the first thing that comes to mind.
These days autism appears to be the disorder du jour and headlines about the newest autism breakthroughs are everywhere. Sometimes filled with jargon or unfamiliar references,...
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