One step at a time
Runner Ashley Daniels raced her fifth Grandma’s Marathon Saturday in Duluth, Minnesota, in June and talks about her autism and her positive relationship with long-distance running.
Please follow this URL to read the full story: https://www.duluthnewstribune.com/sports/autism-is-a-superpower-for-garry-bjorklund-half-marathon-runner-ashley-daniels
Former footballer Pat Nevin discusses how his son Simon has found a home at Hibernian FC.
Please follow this URL to read the full story: https://www.scotsman.com/sport/football/pat-nevin-glad-he-turned-down-celtic-as-he-reveals-how-hibs-have-helped-his-son-cope-with-autism-4177575
Mayfair making a difference
Former professional golfer Billy Mayfair, who recently competed at the Principal Charity Classic in Des Moines, Iowa, found out in 2019 that he is autistic. Since then he has been an inspiration for people across the generations.
Please follow this URL to read the full story: https://eu.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/golf/2023/06/02/billy-mayfair-talks-beating-tiger-woods-autism-diagnosis-ahead-of-principal-charity-classic/70272863007/
Got the power
Watch French powerlifter Lya Bavoil open up about autism, and how her sports career and autism have gone hand-in-hand.
Please follow this URL to read the full story: https://www.eurosport.com/all-sports/it-was-tough-to-feel-misunderstood-powerlifter-lya-bavoil-on-awareness-of-autism-in-society_vid1937681/video.shtml
40 under 40
Jamaisha Rochelle Ward founded Spectrum Sports to provide neurodiverse children with playing opportunities, and has recently been included in The Fayetteville Observer’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2023.
Please follow this URL to read the full story: https://eu.fayobserver.com/story/lifestyle/2023/06/14/40-under-40-jamaisha-rochelle-ward-of-behavior-change-agents/70200217007/