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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..

My Life Changed
March 7, 2014

Hi, my name is Teah, I had a very bad life growing up….. from watching my mom be beaten by ex-boyfriends to being abused multiple ways…..but on September 13, 2006, my cousin was born….The day he came home from the hospital his mother grabbed him by the throat and through..

Autism Bullying Story
September 9, 2013

Submitted by Sheri Hi ya’ll, I want to share my story of how I’m bullied and treated badly because I’m autistic. I’m wanting to spread awareness to show that not everybody who tends to themselves are “weird” or “stupid”. Ok so it all started when I was diagnosed with Autism..

My Autism Story
August 6, 2013

Submitted by Meredith Walling My Autism Story is a story of love and hate, of acceptance and inspiration, and of hard work and sacrifice. I am a teacher of exceptional students, at this point, exclusively students with autism. From my earliest days, I vowed to become a teacher. I began..

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..

Sweet Summertime
June 28, 2013

While most parents and children rejoice at the thought of summer, it may be difficult trying to accommodate summertime activities for children with autism. Traveling may be difficult and finding destinations for the family that are autism friendly can be a challenge. Don’t despair! We would like to share some..

Changing Lives
May 29, 2013

Submitted by Steph My name is Steph, and I work at the Hope Center for Autism in Ft.Worth, TX. [quote float=”right”]Is it worth it? ABSOLUTELY!!![/quote] I started at Hope as a fundraiser and working in the office part time. Several times my boss, Susan, would tell me to go sit..