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ASD & Romantic Relationships

"Autism in Love" is a documentary exploring the unique challenges adults with autism face as they manage romantic relationships. Watch the trailer now!

My Awesome Firstborn Son

Today my Caleb is 10. He has good days, and hard days. He loves helping people, Minecraft, and cooking. He is affectionate, stunningly beautiful, oddly insightful and not at all humble!

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BikeInspirationalSpeechThis is the Cutest, Most Inspirational Speech About Riding Bikes!

Do you remember your first bike ride? Well this young boy will remember his forever -- this incredible speech has made him possibly the most famous first-time-biker in the history of the internet!

pitbullandgirl1This Dog Is Such A Blessing To This Little Girl! I Love It!

Lacy is a six-year-old girl with autism. Since she was a baby, her best friend and cuddle buddy has been a pit bull named Karma — and Karma adores Lucy. Karma has never had professional therapy training, but her acute understanding of Lucy’s needs has been a blessing to the entire family. Together, this sweet girl and loving pit...

puppytoadult3This German Shepherd Owner Took One Photo Of His Dog Per Day For One Year And This Is The Result. Amazing!

Happy National Dog Day! They grow up too fast, as this owner found out when he took one picture a day of his dog's first year of life. In just 40 seconds, we see him transform from an adorable 8 week old puppy to a handsome 1 year old young man!

SynapsePruning2Autism Breakthrough! Researchers May Have Identified the Neurological Mechanism that Causes Autism

While most researchers agree that autism is triggered by a combination of genetic and environmental factors, no one has been able to pinpoint the triggered neurological mechanism that ultimately results in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). However, new research may explain this longstanding mystery. In the study, researchers found that the brains of people with ASD had a significantly higher number of brain synapses -- the information-transferring connections between brain cells -- than brains of people without ASD.

dwarf3Your Appearance Shouldn’t Dictate How You’re Treated! This Man Is Taking A Stand.

Jonathon Novick is a dwarf with achondroplasia. After moving to New York City last year, he started getting harassed about his appearance — something he had never had to deal with growing up, as the people in his community simply accepted who he was. The comments really got to Jonathon, and he wanted to do...


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