Summie, a charismatic seven year old girl living in Hoboken, New Jersey, learns very quickly that true friendships are defined by the words left unspoken that can be felt with the heart. The A in Autism Stands for Awesome is an uplifting story of two friends who embrace each other's differences and individuality. Summie and Monroe's first grade friendship evolves into an uplifting spiral of lessons learned. There seems to be no stopping the duo when it comes to the effect they have on each other. The two friends become closer than ever despite the fact one friend has autism which hinders his ability to communicate. Summie discovers that there’s a lot more to a person than a label, and true friendships blossom when one understands and the other is understood.