By Kim Stagliano
This article, by Sam Millier of the Orange County Register, California is about TACA's Lisa Ackerman, and the unending work she does on behalf of our kids. Here's a chance to thank Lisa personally, in the comments section. We're proud that TACA has chosen to sponsor Age of Autism. Thank you, Lisa, for all that you do.
It was a sweltering June morning in Washington, D.C., and Lisa Ackerman was at the front of a protest march from the Washington Monument to the Capitol building.
Behind her, parents filled the road, five or 10 marchers across, as far as she could see.
The mother of an autistic son radioed back to the starting point and asked another organizer to tell her when the last marchers had left the monument. She waited and waited, and when she finally reached the Capitol she got word: The end of the line still hadn't left.
Ten people across. For 1.5 miles. An army!
Read the full story HERE.
Kim Stagliano is Managing Editor of Age of Autism.