Tag Archives: autism

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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The Turn It Around Teenager Jonathan Roppolo is Today’s Honoree

During his lifetime, Jonathan Roppolo has taken obstacles such as limited speech and intellectual disabilities, and turned them into inspirational accomplishments. With help from speech therapy and self-determination, Jonathan not only expanded his vocabulary, he won an area speech competition … Continue reading

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Autism Advocate Wisdom Jones is Today’s Honoree

Wisdom Jones is a 16 year old gifted and talented young man; and school is very important to him. In his freshman year of high school Wisdom was on the A-B Honor Roll and also achieved a GA Studies Academic Award. In his spare time he loves … Continue reading

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