Miller is 14 years old and a part of a busy household with three boys, hectic sports schedules, homework and a lot of love. Miller was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder as a preschooler. He is embraced by his parents, his brothers, his extended family and the entire community. He may not know all the […]
Stories of Courage and Inspiration
Like many other children on the autism spectrum and with sensory processing disorders, my son has a difficult time with haircuts. He doesn’t like anybody messing with his head. As he grows older, he can be even more resistant. Kudos to Tammy, a stylist at Snip-its hair salon, for her patience and creativity. On a […]
Thanks to the Hospital for Special Care for creating the Spectrum of Kindness!
On April 11, 2014 the New Britain High School varsity baseball team dedicated it’s game to Autism awareness. Players wore blue cleats and parents sold puzzle piece ribbons at the front gate. The game also featured facts about Autism Spectrum Disorder as well as testimonials from families affected by ASD. This is the second year […]
We are so proud that our son wanted to do an Autism Awareness Video. Please share with your families and friends.
I am the proud parent of two children with an autism spectrum disorder. When my son reached the age to start little league we knew the mainstream little league would be a challenge for him to navigate and that is when we found our local Challenger League. Aidan was apprehensive (to say the least) when […]
One year ago we found out our son is on the Spectrum, one month after our second son was born. He has since had a full year in our local preschool program and has at least eight professionals on his team. Last winter was very tough in terms of having him be comfortable with his brother. […]
My son Joseph is 22 now. When he started high school he couldn’t take the noise in the hallways or the crowds. He had no friends but he loved gym class. His teacher Mr. Stango took him under his wing, made him his assistant in class and made him feel important. It made me proud […]
My son Joshua Bonilla is 17 yrs. old and he is my oldest child. His sister Denise Bonilla is 14 yrs. old. When Joshua was born he seems perfectly fine but at age two we noticed that his speech was delayed. He isolated himself and would not let me participate on his play. Joshua started […]
Taiga is 4 years old and has autism. It has been a challenge for him and his family; however he has made some amazing progress over the years. I have been his nanny for the past year and before that I was his teacher in preschool. When I first met Taiga I was immediately drawn to him. […]