User - posted on 08/31/2011 ( 2 moms have responded )
This is an article I wrote and published today that was originally meant for Mothers Day. But I got too busy and it didn't make it out, so I held onto it. Thanks to all the moms who help me along our journey with autism!
5 Reasons Why Autism Moms Rock!
The words that change your life..."Your child has autism". They tie mothers together in a way that others can't really understand. Because autism crosses all social, economic and cultural boundaries, autism moms come from countries all around the world and all walks of life. I've met autism moms on Facebook, in autism support meetings and in school. Some are acquaintances, and some I am honored to call close friends. I am struck by their love for their children and families, and I am continually inspired by them.
From running support groups to advocating on behalf of our children, these women are passionate, fearless and a force to be reckoned with. When I look at the autism moms I know, it is easy to see commonalities despite their many differences. So my fellow autism Moms, here's my 5 top reasons why you rock:
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