The JJs List Blog
Autism Blog
 
AutonomyWorksBlog

A Business Model For All Businesses

AutonomyWorks and No Boundaries

On a cold, foggy afternoon, The No Boundaries team took a trip out to Downers Grove to visit AutonomyWorks.  AutonomyWorks is a company that employs … Read More >

 
Ira Kriston, jjslist.com volunteer

How Mentoring Kids on the Autism Spectrum Changed My Life

jjslist.com volunteer Ira shares his mentoring story.

I’m a young adult diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome who mentors two teenage boys with High-Functioning Autism.

When I was their age, although I related much better to adults than my peers, I didn’t know any adults like myself. And for … Read More >

 
Connecticut School Shooting. Man in newtown jacket mourns

Don’t Blame Newtown Shooting on Autism

Official seal of Newtown, Connecticut

Official seal of Newtown, Connecticut (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

With this month’s horrific massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the … Read More >

 
Home from the Hospital sml

Refrigerator Mothers Now More Relevant Than Ever

April is Autism Awareness Month. Ten years after the original national PBS broadcast of Refrigerator Mothers, the multiple award-winning documentary which JJ Hanley produced about unfounded mother … Read More >

 
Picture of MBA Mommy

D-blogger of the month: MBA Mommy

Have you ever picked up one of those books that you just. couldn’t. put. down? Didn’t matter that you had to get up at the crack of dawn the next day… you just wanted to keep going.

That’s what it was like for me reading the … Read More >

 
SabrinaFreeman2
 
Tim running

Running for Autism

10/05/11 - Autism, Events - 4 Comments

Tim is a JJ’s List volunteer. In this entry, he shares what it was like to train for and run in the 5K race at the Rally for Autism this year.

Tim running

Read More >

 
Small_TimsWalk

Tim’s Walk for Autism 2011

07/22/11 - Autism, Events - 1 Comment

Tim at the Autism Walk 2011

JJ’s List volunteer Tim Finnegan shares his experience at this year’s Walk for Autism. Tim is a high school student on the Autism spectrum and a … Read More >

 

Disability At the Movies

02/26/11 - Autism - 0 Comments

Guest Post by Debbie De Palma, with research assistance from Yaseen Fawzi
As Colin Firth is poised to win an Oscar for his portrayal of a king unable to speak due to severe stuttering in The King’s Speech (2010), and as we have watched … Read More >