When a fifth-grade teacher in Plattsburgh, New York asked her students to write a poem about themselves in honor of National Poetry Month, she did not anticipate the profound response that came from the insightful mind of one of her students.
Sarah Bosibori, pictured above, is a beauty queen with a difference. She has autism, a condition that affects learning, communication and social interactions. Sarah who recently emerged the winner of 2019 Miss autism beauty pageant, held in Nairobi earlier this
Setbacks, they say, paves way for good comebacks. An autistic boy was banned from taking part in school activities due to his disruptive behaviour. Alfie Aldridge was also barred from having his picture taken at school photo shoots as his
The proud father of an autistic little girl is receiving accolades from the internet for his adorable reaction to his daughter’s school report card, after she became upset for letting everyone down with her low grades. 10-year-old Sophie Jackson who has
Reflecting on her journey as a mum of a child with special needs and with a word of advice to families in her shoes, Opeyemi Ogungbemi-Ebagua narrated how devastated she was to learn that her son, Justin was autistic. In her
A yet to be identified lady who reportedly graduated from high school recently is the talk of the moment on social media. What makes her story peculiar is the fact that she is living with severe autism and is unable
Public Speaker, Author and Finance Expert Yinka Ogunnubi shared an experience he had buying lingerie for his wife. The father of two used a very hilarious personal experience to explain why men tend to get uncomfortable with buying lingerie for their wives.
Nigerian singer and single mum, Jodie threw a party to mark her son’s first birthday. Her son, Chinua, who was born autistic to her and her estranged husband, David Nnaji last year in April, had a private party set up for
To mark the 2017 World Autism Day held yesterday, 2nd of April, Temi Otedola, who is one of the daughters of billionaire oil mogul, Femi Otedola, shared a moving article about her only brother, Fewa, who is autistic. According to Temi,
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and sweet mother, Toni Braxton, posted cute photos to celebrate her look-alike son, Diezel Ky Braxton-Lewis, who turned 14 yesterday, 30th of March. To mark the handsome young man’s milestone, the proud mama, 49, also penned a
Nneka Anyachebelu, a Nigerian woman, is celebrating her son who turned 18 on the 24th of June, 2016. To celebrate her son’s birthday, the excited mum took to Facebook to post a touching message about how he battled Autism as
Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how an individual communicates and interacts with others, how they perceive their environment, among others. Typically, symptoms of this disability show within the first three years of life. The condition can however
An autistic girl’s dad has told of his shock after discovering disturbing pictures of his 9-year-old daughter shut behind a childproof gate, crying her eyes out and rolling on the floor in a file at her former school. According to DailyMail, Alan Evans
A new study published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry has revealed teenage mothers, women over 40, as well as parents with a relatively large gap between their ages are more likely to have children with autism. The study, the largest ever
At 10 months old, Kalel Santiago, who lives in Puerto Rico, was diagnosed with cancer. After becoming cancer-free at 3 years, he was diagnosed with severe, non-verbal autism. At age 9, he hadn’t spoken his first word until his parents decided