7-year-old Chinese boy with autism becomes country’s youngest yoga teacher; earns $15,900

7-year-old Chinese boy with autism becomes country’s youngest yoga teacher; earns $15,900

A seven-year-old Chinese boy who suffered from autism has emerged as the country’s youngest yoga teacher, earning over $15,900 by teaching the ancient Indian practice to more than 100 students. Sun Chuyang, or Mike, from Taizhou city in Zhejiang province learned yoga for three years and received a certificate for yoga teaching a year ago. […]

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Austin Riley, Canada’s first autistic race car driver, pursues his dream in new video

Austin Riley, Canada’s first autistic race car driver, pursues his dream in new video

  Nissan today released a new short documentary highlighting the career path of one of Canada’s most ambitious young racecar drivers, Austin Riley. When the fourth annual Nissan Micra Cup gets underway in May, a long list of drivers will be vying for victory. However, for Riley – the spirited 18-year-old from Uxbridge, Ontario – […]

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The world needs all kinds of minds!

The world needs all kinds of minds!

Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, talks about how her mind works — sharing her ability to “think in pictures,” which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains might miss. She makes the case that the world needs people on the autism spectrum: visual thinkers, pattern thinkers, verbal thinkers, and all kinds of […]

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Have you been inspired by autistic people?

Have you been inspired by autistic people?

Autistic children are unique. They have unique views, thoughts, their own world. They inspire us to be better. To learn new things. To create masterpieces. To make the world better. Inspired by twin brother with autism, 14-Year-Old boy scout builds ‘Sensory Room’ at North Carolina Middle School! 15-year-old Melissa performs an original song “”Puzzle Piece” […]

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