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Eighth Grader who has Autism is Welcomed into School Basketball Team
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Eighth Grader who has Autism is Welcomed into School Basketball Team

Jamie Underwood, Lake Mills School, Iowa - is an eighth-grader who has autism and is a basketball player. Jamie has 3 mentors at school, Gary Irons is a special education teacher at Lake Mills, Tammy Hesse is a learner assistant and his coach Dan Rice. T...
Bustin’ Barriers Offers Sports, Recreation to Children with Special-Needs
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Bustin’ Barriers Offers Sports, Recreation to Children with Special-Needs

Bustin' Barriers is a non-profit organization in Portland, Oregon, that offers children with special-needs the opportunity to break down hurdles through sports and enrichment activities. The program started out in 2012 as a week-long camp program teaching ...
Anthony Ianni up for ‘Game Changer of the year’ award
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Anthony Ianni up for ‘Game Changer of the year’ award

Autism Alliance of Michigan advocate, motivational speaker, and basketball player Anthony Ianni is in the running for a Game changer of the year award. The public vote is open here and Anthony was nominated by community members,  because of his service, ded...
Inspirational Anthony Ianni’s fight to overcome and educate about Autism and Bullying
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Inspirational Anthony Ianni’s fight to overcome and educate about Autism and Bullying

Inspiration: noun an inspiring or animating action or influence: I cannot write poetry without inspiration. something inspired, as an idea. a result of inspired activity. a thing or person that inspires. Theology : a. a divine influence directly...
Dream come true – Teen on autism spectrum plays on high school basketball team: w/video
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Dream come true – Teen on autism spectrum plays on high school basketball team: w/video

De Graff, OH - A local teenager with Autism Spectrum Disorder succeeded in playing on his high school basketball team during one of its final season games. Dargan Bristow had been diagnosed with both Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAE) and autism 5 years ago and rel...