Autism Blogs

The best blogs on autism provide resources, advice & understanding for parents with children on the spectrum from other moms & dads. You’ll also find top tips from special needs teachers, as well as honest & raw posts from non-verbal autistic teenagers.

// This list features 10 blogs
The Autism Site +

The Autism Site was founded from the desire to spread the word about the growing number of children & families coping with the challenge of autism. You’ll find the most updated news about Autism, as well as research, inspiration, technology, and nutritional advice.

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    The Mom Kind +

    Alicia Trautwein is an inspirational mom of three children on the autism spectrum, who shares her incredible journey of raising them, while also being on the spectrum herself. She shares great resources like craft ideas, ‘autism jeans’, and advice about how to have ‘the difficult’ conversations.

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      Spectrum Blog +

      Spectrum is a leading source of news & expert opinions on autism research. You’ll find info like Autism 101. And hear from scientists involved in research about the brain, genes, symptoms, treatments, and environmental factors influencing autism. As well as Q&As, debates, and reviews.

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        The Autism Dad +

        Rob Gorski, aka The Autism Dad, blogs about his life as a single dad raising three autistic children. His posts are raw & honest about the struggles & triumphs they face as a family, and his mission to educate the world about autism, while also creating a community for other parents experiencing the same.

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          Rainbows Are Too Beautiful +

          Mom to three autistic and neurotypical children, Ann is the author of Rainbows Are Too Beautiful. She posts positive articles about living life with autistic children, as well helpful insights about ADHD, anxiety in children, and how to improve sleeping habits for kids on the spectrum.

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            Autism Adventures +

            Melissa Finch, a former special education teacher, runs the blog Autism Adventures with the hope of sharing the empathetic methods she uses to engage every child in the classroom. You’ll find activities, behavior basics, guidance for learning, and communication tools, as well as lots more tips.

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              Finding Cooper’s Voice +

              Kate Swanson endeared herself into the hearts of the nation with her blog about life with Cooper, her son with non-verbal autism. She posts about the isolation, as well as highs and lows experienced by parenting kids with autism, while also building a village of support for her son & others.

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                The AWEnesty of Autism +

                Kate is a mom to three kids, one of which is on the autism spectrum, and her blog is all about keeping it real and honest, with plenty of laughter and love. Some posts are beautiful letters to her children, while others are helpful posts about travel, holidays, bullying, and college with an autistic child.

                Faith, Hope, and Love … With Autism +

                Faith, Hope, and Love …With Autism comes from a non-verbal boy named Phillip who learned to communicate using a letterboard and typing. His touching blog covers his journey from silence to being able to share his day-to-day thoughts, adventures, and the faith that keeps him positive.

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                  Autism with a Side of Fries +

                  Eileen is a passionate mother of a son with autism, who has not allowed his diagnosis to influence her lighthearted view on life. She uses her blog to share their daily triumphs and challenges as a family and regularly reminds her readers that laughter can cure everything.

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