Monthly Archives: August 2015

My Obsession Saved Me from Poverty

lauranadine/ August 31, 2015/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

And Autism gave me the courage to pursue success. From a very early age, I showed an interest in music.  My mother tells the story of walking me through town at age three, when I pointed to a violin and declared “I want to play that.”  Not even knowing what the instrument was called, I was drawn to the violin.

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Boycotting Autism Speaks is not enough.

lauranadine/ August 12, 2015/ Uncategorized/ 3 comments

I am Laura Nadine, entrepreneur, single mother of two children, and I am autistic.  Autism has made it into the news quite a bit over the past decade, and most recently under the hashtag #BoycottAutismSpeaks.  Despite the seemingly sudden growth of Boycott Autism Speaks, this fight is not new. Back in May of 2013, I composed a blog post entitled

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