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The Day That Changed Our Family
April 2, 2014

So it was a routine 2yr check up. The doctor had me fill out a questionnaire. I didn’t pay much attention to it. Looking back I never had the “I knew something was wrong” feeling so many other mothers reported. I expected his speech would be delayed by a previous..



The Real Life Story of Charlie Threatt
September 22, 2013

Submitted by Charlie Threatt Charlie Threatt was born on April 8 1995. He grew up and spent most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri. He was a child born with an autism syndrome P.D.D.N.O.S. He didn’t talk much when he was a baby. He was very quiet and always..



Mom on a Mission
July 17, 2013

Submitted by Kathleen Cancro This is my story, the story of how Fill-A-Need Foundation came to be. My name is Katie and I am a mother of three beautiful children. My oldest has Autism. Like most families, my husband and I didn’t know what steps to take to help our..



Making My Dreams Come True


Submitted by Mallory Zieger Growing up I struggled with learning disabilities. My whole life was spent in a small class room setting. Year after year I would have the same kids in my classes each one unique, however I saw them struggle. If not educationally then personally and I would..



The Way We Roll…
July 16, 2013

Submitted by Madalyn Cano When our son’s speech didn’t develop we were worried. But when he starting having severe behavioral problems at school, our journey really began. It led it us all over the DFW metroplex, through the alphabet of Diagnosis, numerous evaluations, physicians and therapists. At the time, 1999,..



What I Have Learned
July 14, 2013

Submitted by Paige Aidyn has taught me many things throughout his short 4 years of life. He was diagnosed with Autism when he was almost 2; and although we were fairly sure that’s what we were dealing with, it was still life-changing. It’s as if all of your hopes and..



Mirror Mirror
June 20, 2013

Submitted by Julie Fraser My son is now 15 and has Aspergers. We have gone from not being able to enter a store, due to too much stimulation, to a child that loves to volunteer for area organizations. He decided to enter his 8th grade graduation contest by writing a..



Our Journey……


Submitted by Katie Glattfelder [quote float=”right”]What more can a parent ask for?[/quote]He has Autism…. I was 23 when my 3 year old was diagnosed.. Those words hit me to the core. I had no idea what Autism was or how to help my baby. Now 7 years later looking back,..