Victoria Wilkins knows that for life to be full then your cup must also be full. Victoria will share the moment when her daughter’s echolalia stopped, just momentarily, and the moments that continue to inspire her. She is a mother, wife, and owner of a small business. You can learn more about Victoria at https://rosecolouredglasses.us.
Original Recording Date: December 28, 2020
ShonNicole believes in sitting in stillness, exercising with her son, and asking for help. Why? ShonNicole gives herself grace because she knows that raising a child on the autism spectrum is about accepting YOURSELF for you. It is about recognizing where YOU are in life and being okay with that. Whether it is exercising with your child, because it is better than nothing at all, or simply sitting in stillness when the moment finds you, ShonNicole reminds us all about holistic wellness. More information about ShonNicole can be found at https://essenceofaqueen.net and on social media.
Original Recording Date: 01-06-2021
Delasber Griffin Sanders is a former teacher of the year turned “Mommee” of a special needs daughter. Delasber is a force of inspiration that you must hear. She shares how she walks through not one, but multiple diagnoses of her daughter, Amoree. Her untethered voice reminds us all of what joy and perfection truly are. Delasber is the author of No Greater Love: Parenting Through Multiple Diagnoses. You can learn more about Delasber at https://delasber.com, https://amoreesjourney.info, https://ngl-family.com.
Original Recording Date: January 10, 2021
“I am me. I don’t pretend to be like everyone else. I don’t want to be like everyone else. And I will not change who I am just to ‘fit in.'” Meet Mary Nixon-Hahn, a strong woman on the autism spectrum and mother to three sons who are also on the spectrum. She is the author of An Autistic Person’s Journey To Creating Inclusive Employment and Autism in the Workplace: A Guide to Integrating Autism in the Workplace. You can get in touch with Mary on her website, https://includingeveryone.org.
Original Recording Date: January 4, 2021
Passion counts for a lot and joy is found when we overcome limiting beliefs. Leslie Crowe is the creative founder of Unexpected Me, https://unexpectedme.com, which creates awesome-sauce tee-shirts that speak to unique interests such as trains and building. Leslie is also the mom an 18-year old son on the autism spectrum and a 15-year old neurotypical son.
Original Recording Date: December 27, 2020