The security screening process has just gotten a little easier at US Airports. If traveling with a loved one with a Spectrum Disorder, log onto TSA.gov to order an “Autism Spectrum Disorder” notification card.
“I’m not naughty, I’m autistic”. Great demonstration of what it could possibly be like inside the head of a child on the spectrum. We dare you to make it to the end of the 1 min video, with audio on HIGH.
“Thank you Khalil for choosing me for this journey and making a better human being in the process. You are my hero, my strength and my soul. I pray God continues to cover and protect us on this ever-evolving, always unpredictable walk in life. My #1in68” ~ Jodi Gomes, Advocate and Founder of Wakeup For […]
Holly Robinson Peete, for many years has been a major symbol of hope for Autism Awareness. She and her husband Rodney Peete have been a major inspiration and long time family friend to our founder Ms. Jodi Gomes.
It’s that time of year again, where some light it up blue and others advocate to create awareness. This year, we at WakeUp are celebrating our MOMS and the tireless, unending journey of being a mom to a child with special needs.
“This is a public revelation that doesn’t come as a surprise to some of us “insiders”. He and his beautiful wife Grace have been supportive of my journey for years, but kept their family life private for a multitude of reasons. He in fact discussed having a child with special needs on his press junket […]
Many parents of children on the autism spectrum are aware of their child’s sleeping difficulties. A new study shows that those sleep problems may actually be at the root of behavior issues that include attention problems, aggression, and irritability. Read more at The Autism Site
ALERT FOLKS: BEFORE YOU GET OUTRAGED OVER THIS POST, PLEASE NOTE THE HEADLINE IS WRITTEN WRONG!!! THE DISEASE HE’S REFERRING TO IN THE VIDEO CLIP IS HIS WIFE’S CANCER, NOT HIS GRANDSON’S AUTISM. Again, the media spin and verbiage is awful, and we strongly do not think Autism is a disease.
Parents of children with autism face a heavy financial challenge as they raise their kids. Rising costs of doctor visits, diagnostic testing, and specialized care take a considerable chunk from a family’s budget. However, the costs don’t end with medical expenses; they impact the entire family and can last a lifetime. The Autism Site