Details about upcoming and past Love & Autism events.

Love and Autism

Love and Autism

In autism many people don’t believe we can experiment this kind of love. I say we feel love just like everyone else.

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Autistic Power on the Job

Autistic Power on the Job

Endowed with the want to do their best and remain honest and loyal, autistic workers are not likely to cut corners when under deadlines, nor steal, cheat, or try to gain the upper hand. And an autistic worker will not commonly leave out pertinent information or fabricate facts to beat the workplace competition or gain recognition.

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What has Changed at Love & Autism 2018?

What has Changed at Love & Autism 2018?

After every conference we gather to discuss what went well, acknowledge the misses, and engage in discussion about the ways next year’s conference can be better. Growth is highly valued in a conference put together by a group of clinicians. We recognize that risks, although hard, can lead to new beginnings and a richer experience.

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Coming Out from Under the Radar

Coming Out from Under the Radar

Growing evidence is telling us that autistic women are sometimes deeply empathetic, and eager to be involved in the world. We observe social cues more carefully than men. We camouflage our symptoms.

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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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