Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Michigan Lights


The State of Michigan is the home of 17 Autism Lights shared in 14 posts. Michigan is also the state where each Autism Light post is written at before it is published on the blog. The Michigan group includes 3 people with autism, two athletes, 8 autism parents, a business, a historical landmark, an animal, a shopper at Meijer, and a university autism clinic.

 Michigan Autism Lights

People With Autism:
  1. Anthony Ianni has autism and is a former NCAA college basketball player at Michigan State University and now speaks against bullying. He is from Okemos, Michigan.
  2. Dylan Yates has autism and is an artist from Royal Oak, Michigan.
  3. Justin Harlan is a young man with autism who helped fight for autism insurance in Michigan. Justin is from Berkley, Michigan.
Autism Parents:
  1. Brian Calley is an autism father and the Lt. Governor of the State of Michigan. He is from Portland, Michigan.
  2. Stephanie Crane is the dynamic mother who helped fight for autism insurance in Michigan. She is from Berkley, Michigan.
  3. Camille Proctor is the dynamic autism mother in Detroit, Michigan who founded The Color of Autism Foundation and is an autism advocate.  
  4. Jim and Lisa Price are autism parents from Southeast Michigan who created the Jack's Place for Autism in honor of their son.
  5. Damian Sharbowski is an autism father and mechanic from Troy, Michigan.  
  6. Jack and Rebecca Sytsema are autism parents who founded the Children of Destiny ministry offering Christian spiritual help for autism families. They are from Zeeland, Michigan.
Athlete:
  1. Anthony Ianni has autism and is a former NCAA college basketball player at Michigan State University and now speaks against bullying. He is from Okemos, Michigan.
  2. Ted Lindsay is a retired NHL Hockey player and founder of the Ted Lindsay Foundation. Ted is from the Detroit, Michigan area.
Businesses/Schools/Places:
  1. Olga's Kitchen is a restaurant chain with headquarters in Troy, Michigan.
  2. The Central Michigan University Psychology Department is located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.
  3. The Henry Ford is a historical landmark located in Dearborn, Michigan.
Animal:
  1. Teddy is a golden doodle who is an autism service dog in Jackson County, Michigan
Other:

  1. Lisa Aldrich is from Grand Rapids, Michigan and is a Meijer shopper who showed kindness to a worker with autism. 
Note: Alan Stokes is the autism father who is the creator and blogger of Autism Light. He is from Lansing, Michigan.

You may reach all these posts by searching the blog through the "Michigan" Label.


The map of Michigan is attributed to By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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