Details about upcoming and past Love & Autism events.

Why Staying in the Field of Autism Matters

Why Staying in the Field of Autism Matters

There is the heart-swelling feeling of being part of a child’s development; watching them move through life. There is the comfort in our future in knowing that our world reaches our future generation. There is the earnest feeling of knowing that our work matters. There is nothing more important than connecting with a child.

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Get to know our Love & Autism 2018 speakers!

Get to know our Love & Autism 2018 speakers!

Each year I have the privilege of inviting individuals who support the value and intentions of Love & Autism means. This year each of our speakers embody what it means to embrace the power of authenticity.

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Maverick Crawford III

Maverick Crawford III

My name is Maverick Crawford III and I am an African American man with a story that is full of disappointment and abandonment. I grew up in a violent neighborhood where crime, poverty, drugs and bad influences ran rampant throughout the community. The majority of the...

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Changing & Shaping Dialogue About Autism: Why it Matters!

Changing & Shaping Dialogue About Autism: Why it Matters!

Using arbitrary and limiting labels of high functioning and low functioning, with the intent to help one get a “better picture of the person with autism”, is not only insulting, but dehumanizing. Pathologizing reinforces a deficits view of autism. These labels serve no one. No human is all one thing. We each have good days and bad. We all have struggles and strengths.

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5 Ways Love & Autism Has Changed Me

5 Ways Love & Autism Has Changed Me

Autistic rights are a human rights. Autistic rights are not just a charity cause to make those in the neuro-majority feel good for ‘helping out some kids’. All of us, together, need to care about the rights of autistic people.

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When No One is Watching: Our Time Together In Therapy

When No One is Watching: Our Time Together In Therapy

Dear Little One, When no one's watching, let's do our silly handshake. I'll show you my goofy face and you will burst into giggles. We’ll let our giggles turn to wiggles and wiggle our way into a funny dance. Let's find our own rhythm, our own way of being together....

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Be-You-tiful

Be-You-tiful

Set an intention in your heart to discover what it means to be you. Find a therapist that can help you on your authenticity journey. Stay tuned for our annual gathering, Love & Autism, where this year’s theme is all about authenticity—Be-You-tiful. It’s going to be beautiful.

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Love & Suicide

Love & Suicide

Kate Spade. Anthony Bourdain. The news hit all of us hard. Maybe for some of us, this news feels like a punch in the gut because we experience these feelings or we love someone that does. Suicide ideation and suicide completion may be hard for some to understand. We...

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