David and Sandy can speak or write on these and other topics: understanding autism; autism and diversity in the workplace; needs of autistic students in the classroom; preparation, transitioning, and college success for students on the spectrum; prevention of bullying by acceptance of differences; theater and autism; faith and acceptance of differences; overcoming adversity
They have been published, cited, interviewed, and/or featured on the following media outlets, websites, and publications:
David’s blog on Autism Speaks, May 2019
Sandy’s article in Autism Parenting Magazine, Issue 77, July 2018, 28-29 has been posted on their November 2018 blog for accessibility to all. Click on the title:
David’s article in Autism Parenting Magazine, Issue 81, November 2018, 15-16
ACCEPTING HELP CAN BE HARD WHEN YOU
HAVE AUTISM, BUT SO IMPORTANT
Be inspired by a teacher with autism who encourages
people with special needs to reach for the stars and
ask for support when needed.
David Petrovic, BA
David’s article for the Organization for Autism Research (OAR), September 2018 OARacle newsletter
Sandy’s blog on transitioning in schools and into the workplace has been posted by Autism Speaks
Sandy’s article entitled, “So, Your Child Was Diagnosed With Autism…Now What?” was published by Autism Parenting Magazine, Issue 77, July 2018, 28-29.
Our joint article on preparing for college with autism has been published by Autism Parenting Magazine, Issue 75, May 2018, 38-40.
Here is the article as reproduced in their September blog! Click on the title:
David’s theatre blog has been posted by Autism Speaks:
Sandy’s blog has been posted by Autism Speaks:
David’s interview, by Hilary Alexander, MEd, LPCC of the Cleveland Clinic, was published in The Family Journal (a peer-reviewed academic journal in the field of psychology). Volume 25, Issue 1, January 2017, 91-8.
Here is the link to the online journal article “Young Author Spotlight: Thriving as a Young Adult With a Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, an Interview With David Petrovic”
David has been interviewed and quoted, and Sandy & “Expect a Miracle” have been cited in a new book:
Parties, Dorms and Social Norms: A Crash Course in Safe Living for Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum
by: Lisa M. Meeks, Ph.D. and Tracy Loye Masterson, Ph.D. with Michelle Rigler, Ed.D. and Emily Quinn, M. Ed.
Sandy’s article and Expect a Miracle excerpts were published in ABILITY Magazine (Chyler Leigh issue: June/July 2016, pages 58-9).
A free digital copy can be obtained by “likey-liking” their Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/ABILITYMagazine/
Click here or on the image below to read our complete article featured in The News-Herald on Friday, April 1, 2016!
Local News: page A3
Written by Tawana Roberts
David’s article was published in Your Teen Magazine
Click on the magazine cover below to read his article!
Five perspectives, including his, were incorporated into one article entitled Living with Autism
Vol 8 Issue 1
Sept.-Oct. 2015 edition of Your Teen Magazine
“Student at Notre Dame College in South Euclid creates successes in the face of Asperger’s Syndrome” Courtesy of Northeast Ohio Media Group; As appeared in The Sun News/Sun Messenger on 2/19/15 –check out the link here on Cleveland.com!
Expect a Miracle was featured in the Autism Society of Ohio Weekly Digest on February 23, 2015 under “Books, Resources, and Products.” Click here to learn more about the Autism Society of Ohio.