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Chalkin’ Social Founder David Schoonmaker is Today’s Honoree

In 2016 by David Schoonmaker, a 47-year old marketing professional who realized he was socializing much less face to face and making less new friends each year. David watched a Ted Talk presentation by Robert Waldinger called, ‘What Makes a Good … Continue reading

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Authors Frankie MacDonald and Sarah Sawler is Today’s Honoree

For kids everywhere their questions will be answered in the new book BE  PREPARED! The Frankie MacDonald Guide to Life, the Weather, and Everything. YouTube celebrity Frankie MacDonald and writer Sarah Sawler include stories from Frankie’s early years growing up with autism, along with facts about … Continue reading

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Authors Helen Conroy and Laura Hirsch are Today’s Honoree

This book is a collection of stories about the real secret life of several autism mothers, detailing their stress, their joys, their tears, their laughter, and their disappointments. They describe the struggles they have faced in battling the schools, the … Continue reading

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Author Margaret Combs is Today’s Honoree

About The Book: Hazard is a poignant, unflinching memoir of the emotional intricacies of growing up with a severely disabled sibling. Margaret Combs shows how her Southern Baptist family coped with lived reality of autism in an era of ignorance … Continue reading

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Author Julie Obradovic is Today’s Honoree

In her poignant account, Julie Obradovic discusses her heart-rending struggle with her daughter’s autism and her subsequent quest for answers. She reveals the feelings of depression and helplessness brought on by the diagnosis and her initial inability to find help. … Continue reading

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Author Tsara Shelton is Today’s Honoree for Wednesday December 30th, 2015

Narrative and stories are thrown at people from all directions. It’s easy to accept them and forget the power that they have. Yet with simple shifts Tsara Shelton suggests people can take advantage of that power by telling stories with … Continue reading

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International Mental Health Expert Lynette Louise (aka The Brain Broad) is Today’s Honoree for Thursday November 19th, 2015

Lynette Louise has a tireless love of people, regardless of their race, gender, culture, ability, sexual orientation, or financial situation. Lynette visits and helps people around the globe who are from every walk of life. Sometimes she works in a … Continue reading

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