Stories by agriffin

Featured story of the week: All I Can Give

Featured story of the week: All I Can Give

Haley’s story from Facing Autism is the featured story this week. Haley reminds us all to see the beauty and value in everything. Her busy life is full of love for her family and she explains how each of her children are unique gifts. The world sees my sons as different and to other people that … [Read more...]

Featured story of the week: Pay Attention

Featured story of the week: Pay Attention

We shared yesterday how important Carter's story was to the Facing Autism project. For this reason, we are making it the featured story for the week. Carter is facing autism personally and we like his story because it gives us a glimpse of what it’s like living with autism. Carter tells of his … [Read more...]

Want to be in a video?

Want to be in a video?

  Calling…well everyone! We are making a promotion video for the facing project and we need YOU! You can help by following these 5 easy steps: Get a piece of paper and a sharpie. In your handwriting, write one of the three options in the example photos. “I told my … [Read more...]

Featured story of the week: Being the Key

Featured story of the week: Being the Key

This week's featured story, Being the Key, comes from Facing Autism in Muncie, Indiana. When Lisa first learned about autism in the 1980s, people didn’t really know much about it at all. Children on the autism spectrum were diagnosed and put into a different school that didn’t offer much of an … [Read more...]

Featured Story of the Week: Tackle

Featured Story of the Week: Tackle

Chad’s story is one of growth. When he first learned that his son, Jackson, was autistic, he was in denial. As time went on, Chad now realizes that his son is his hero. What we like about Chad’s story is how relatable he is. Everyone reacts differently when you find out something life-changing. For … [Read more...]

Featured story of the week: Ask

Featured story of the week: Ask

The featured story of the week is “Ask” as told to consultant and graduate student Clarissa Bowers of Facing Autism in Muncie, Indiana. Dana’s story is great because she tries to make others see Autism as a difference, rather than a disability. She embraces everything that her daughter, Stella, … [Read more...]