Cookie company is sweet success for teenager

 Cookie company is sweet success for teenager

They say you have to break a few eggs to make an omelette; and the same might be said for baking cookies.

Learning to bake, Ahmani Peets spent months perfecting the art of cracking an egg.

On the autism spectrum, the 16-year-old has challenges with dexterity.

“A typical person might have lost a little patience; we just lost eggs, which was not a big deal,” said Ahmani’s father Anthony Peets.

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Autism speaker to tell inspiring story

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A bestselling author will bring an inspiring message to Bermuda as part of Autism Awareness Month.

Kerry Magro, who was diagnosed with autism at age 4, is now a professional speaker, author, movie consultant and the founder of autism charity KFM Making a Difference.

He will visit schools across the island and speak on the Teacher Talk radio show, on Magic 102.7, on April 19, and at Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute on April 24...

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BASE Autism Awareness Month Events

Bermuda Autism Support & Education [BASE] has organized several events throughout the month, beginning with the World Autism Awareness Day Proclamation.

This event will be held on the steps of City Hall, Hamilton, on Monday, April 9th, beginning at 12pm, and includes the reading of the proclamation by Minister of Health Kim Wilson as well as musical performances by special guests.

BASE said, “In addition, BASE is pleased to welcome Kerry Magro as their special guest speaker. Diagnosed at age 4 with autism, Kerry has become a professional speaker, best-selling author, movie consultant and is the founder of KFM Making a difference, a non-profit organization that focuses on autism awareness, disability housing and providing scholarships for students on the autism spectrum...

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World Autism Awareness Day on April 5th

Bermuda Autism Support & Education (BASE) invites the public to join them on the steps of City Hall, Hamilton next Wednesday, April 5, to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day.

The ceremony which starts at 12 pm, will also mark the beginning of Autism Awareness Month in Bermuda. It is one of only three official condition-specific United Nations Days and aims to bring the world's attention to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), which affects tens of millions of people worldwide.