Reflections: Fathering A Young Black Man with Autism

These are peerless times. Last summer, I battled with anxiety and sadness when George Floyd was killed, and protests erupted across our country. This year, the assault on the Capitol left me feeling anger and despair.  To cope, I’ve simply moved away from the negative [...]

2021-02-18T15:10:49-05:00February 16th, 2021|

Reflections: A Mother’s Journey

By Roxie Todd My daughter is forty-years-old and she has autism. We didn’t know she had autism until she was in her mid-twenties. Believe me, we knew something was different, we just didn’t know what it was. We had been to specialists from the time she [...]

2020-11-22T16:42:21-05:00November 18th, 2020|

Reflections: My Son Was My Start Over

In this new series, we bring you personal stories and heartfelt musings that we hope will lift our spirits and bring us closer together as a community. Our first guest is Jamiel Owens, an autism dad and the host of The Ausome Show.  Jamiel shares [...]

2020-11-08T12:57:08-05:00November 6th, 2020|