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AAC Autism Friendly Trunk or Treat Fall Fundraiser Event

When: Saturday, October 29 at 3 PM – 5 PM Where: Interim parking lot, 1901 N Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80909-2229, United States Who we are: Autism & Asperger Connections is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization linking families, individuals, and

A New Life and A New Journey

By D. Richards I knew that October day would forever be ingrained in my memory.  From the outset, I expected that I’d either be reassured that there was nothing to worry about, or I’d find my greatest fears confirmed. On

Monica Loves Designing Paper Made Clothes for Her Chipettes to Sing

by Gary Martinez This 9 year old girl loves YouTube videos today, wanna know why? Monica knows all the words to her favorite Chipette song “Wrecking Ball” and can sing to it. Jeanette is her favorite Chipette who wears purple

Our Story

by Lyz Bryant In light of Autism Awareness month and our recent run in with the skepticism by the current school over our son’s diagnosis, I feel it’s finally time that I share our story with the community here. If

Making Halloween Less Scary for Your Autistic Child

Halloween is just around the corner.  While any holiday can be difficult for a child on the autism spectrum, Halloween brings some unique challenges with its costumes, masks, strange social interactions, and potential for sensory overload. If your family celebrates