Tag Archives: Special Needs

Six-Week Bowling League for Teens with Autism

As part of their Social Living Club (SLC), Bittersweet Inc. is
partnering with Bowlero Lanes (4398 Monroe St.) for a six week bowling league for teens with autism. Teens will learn bowling basics, including sportsmanship, conversational skills, and social skills.

Serving Teens with Autism

With a stated mission “to positively impact the lives of individuals with autism and those whose lives they touch,” Bittersweet Farms provides opportunities for adults and adolescents with autism to grow, work and live to their fullest potential.

What It’s Like Being an Autism Mom

By Karla Akins  5:30 AM on a Monday morning. I fumble with the keyless entry to my bedroom door after unloading the dryer. I plop the basket of clean clothes on the bed and remember I left my cell phone in my office. I’m late, as usual. I punch the code into another locked door and

Amazing Gray

Two-year-old Grayson Ballard is, undeniably, a fighter. His journey has been nothing short of a battle. Diagnosed with a rare congenital heart defect, critical aortic stenosis with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), Grayson has endured four heart surgeries— the first, while still in his mother’s womb. And yet, the ferocity of this little boy’s strength