Kellie's Blog

Topic: Autism

World Autism Awareness Day and grown son

Posted In: Inspiration, Teaching, Autism

Today is World Autism Awareness Day and being observed around the world, with buildings as famous as the Eiffel Tower lit up blue to bring attention to this issue. My son Connor is now 21. He was diagnosed at age 4 with Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Non-Specified (PDD-NOS). A terrifying mouthful for the young…

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Autism, embracing differences, and world peace

Posted In: Autism, Peace

Last week, the grandmother of a child with autism received a hate-filled letter that went so far as suggesting euthanasia. Horrific. How can people think these things? I was asked to respond, and my son Connor was featured at work. This thrilled him to no end. “Am I famous?” he asked. Connor doesn’t…

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