Stories on Facing Autism

Featured Story: Mine

Featured Story: Mine

This week’s featured story comes from Muncie, Indiana, where Interlock used The Facing Project model to tell the stories of families and therapists involved with the organization who face autism each day. Challenged by raising three teenagers on the spectrum, one mother shares her experience of … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]