Autism Awareness Month

PresenceLearning with a Purpose: Sheila Spraggins

April 12, 2021

Sheila Spraggins, MS, CCC-SLP, reflects upon the person who inspires her every day. “I am Marc’s legacy,” she said of her younger cousin. “He lives on because I can help kids like him.” This story is dedicated to Marc and Autism Acceptance Month.

National Autism Awareness Month is Evolving

April 2, 2021

This year, the Autism Society, along with leading disability organizations in the U.S., have announced that they are making a shift in official designation from Autism Awareness Month to Autism Acceptance Month.

Sharing a Different Point of View on Autism

April 1, 2021

D.J. Svoboda was diagnosed at the age of three with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with psychomotor retardation, which included speech delays and issues with his fine motor skills. Today D.J. is a dynamic, motivational public speaker, accomplished artist, and author with three books to his credit. Recently we sat down with D.J. to discuss Autism Awareness month and his greatest hopes for children living with autism—and for the world around them.