Seven Reasons Why We Loved #Autfest Festival

A few days ago, we attended Autfest, the first of hopefully many movie festivals dedicated to autism. This year’s festival, which is the brainchild of Ed and Matt Asner along with The Autism Society of America, featured fifteen movies made about living with autism and by those living with autism. Attending celebrities included Ben Affleck for The… Read More

Autism Awareness at Super Bowl XLVIII

Last January, when we were scheduled to fly into NYC for our  Norwegian Breakaway cruise, I realized the city was going to be hosting Super Bowl XLVIII the very weekend we were in town! For many people, especially NFL fans, this would sound like a fantastic opportunity; but for our family with autism who shies away… Read More

The Benefits of Attending Jetblue’s ‘Wings for Autism’

What made you come to the JetBlue event? I was approached by another autism family whose child had not experienced flying, thus affecting their ability to go as a family on holiday. Their son and my son have been friends since nursery school, so there was a playful familiarity with each other. My son, Kai, who… Read More

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