[ad_1] This month, my husband and I will celebrate our twentieth wedding anniversary. Twenty years ago, I wasn’t concerned with the latest autism research, inclusive education or fighting for disability rights. I was worried about my weight. My wedding dress fit perfectly except for an ugly bulge of belly fat. Three weeks out from W-Day,…

Lea Irzyk was 9 months pregnant with her second child when her 2 year-old son Jack was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Lea discusses life after Jack’s diagnosis and how her two sons reach developmental milestones differently. source Autism, ADHA Articles and Videos

Part of the joy and challenge of being a parent is making sacrifices so your children can hit traditional milestones: a high school graduation, going off to college, starting a life of their own. But for some parents – like Barbara Rivera, a mother of three with two autistic children – the sacrifices are far…