When I was in college, I looked into joining a sorority. I searched YouTube to learn more about the different sororities
When I speak about growing up with autism to different organizations, schools and businesses, it’s often a surprise for people
I’m autistic, and I’m nothing like Rain Man.
When you're a new parent, you believe a self-created hype: Your kid is the brightest, most beautiful, wonderful child in the world. Yeah... That bubble pops as the kid grows.
"If you say at any given year, 'Is there enough diversity in Hollywood?' Absolutely not," the director said, later adding
Let's move on and put these myths to rest so we'll have more to celebrate next year on Autism Awareness Day.
Written and directed by Alonso Mayo, The Story of Luke is certainly not the only film to feature an autistic character. However, unlike many previous examples, Luke (Lou Taylor Pucci) is neither hopeless, helpless, noncommunicative, nor a savant.
It was supposed to be a documentary about the dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay. But the material he was reading about the pollution of the bay was too scary. So director Barry Levinson made a horror movie instead: The Bay.
I think everyone on the planet can be described as medium-functioning, meaning we are all high-functioning in certain areas, but low-functioning in others. So what does it mean when its applied to people with autism?
In Anything Goes, Adam Godley portrays the hilarious, and, yes, singing and dancing Lord Evelyn Oakleigh opposite Broadway royalty Sutton Foster and Joel Grey.