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Wrap Autism in a Blanket of Love (Reprinted article to highlight Autism Awareness month)

Dear Ones,

April as Autism Awareness Month may come to a close, however it is essential we not loose our focus on making friends with this spectrum challenge since now 1-68 kids are coming in on the spect

personal note from Rhonda
um. If it h
sn’t already, autism will touch your life. It has mine. I have two amazing grandchildren on the autism spectrum, one with autism and one with ADHD.

With statistics like these I was one of the ones invited to drop everything and respond when it didn’t make sense. As pressing as my professional work seemed, I followed my heart and spent 3 years helping in the care of my grandson with autism.

I thought my role was to help Brody adapt to our reality. I soon realized it was not only about bringing him to our reality as it was learning to see the value in his. It was Albert Einstein who said, “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”  I suspect this is why Brody is here, and he is brilliantly doing the work he came to do!

With Brody, we are on the mutual quest to expand ways to see possibility where there appears to be none. Together