Parent 2 Parent, by Cory Gilden

Parent 2 Parent, by Cory Gilden

As the parent of a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), I am a member of my child’s IEP team (the group of professionals that works to implement Casey’s individualized education program as mandated by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act). I am also...

Parent2Parent, by Dawn Maloney

My son, Jared, received his autism diagnosis just over two-and-a-half years ago. It was the week before he started kindergarten, and although my husband and I were expecting the diagnosis, it still brought a great deal of emotion into our lives—and many new things. In...
Parent2Parent, by Jen Nardo

Parent2Parent, by Jen Nardo

A few years after my son, Jake, was diagnosed with fragile X syndrome, I couldn’t shake the feeling that I wanted to do something—anything!—to help my son and the fragile X community at large. But what? Researching possible treatments was out of the picture because I...