Woodbury's Kate Swenson: Mom and Autism Advocate
Inspired by her non-verbal autistic son Cooper, Woodbury's Kate Swenson is an advocate for moms and families with autistic children. Connect with her on her blog Finding Cooper's voice and learn about her social group "Coop's Troops."
Autism Talk: Sheletta Brundidge
Autism Talk: Sheletta Brundidge and Yingya Vang (Minnesota Department of Human Service)
Sheletta Brundidge, a Minnesota Mom with three children with autism talks with Yingya Vang, Community Engagement Lead from the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Together they explore the Minnesota Autism Resource Portal (mn.gov/autism), an online resource providing education, programs, services and even sensory friendly community events.
Autism Talk: Sheletta Brundidge and Valerie Patino (Accra Homecare)
Sheletta Brundidge, a Minnesota Mom with three children with autism talks with Valerie Patino, Financial Management Services Director with Accra Homecare about financial assistance for families. Sheletta shares her journey to finding resources such as the Paid Parent Program, Personal Care Assistance and other programs. accrahomecare.org
Autism Talk: Sheletta Brundidge and Jana Smith (Family Achievement Center)
Sheletta Brundidge, a Minnesota Mom with three children with autism talks with Jana Smith, Lead Speech Therapist with the Family Achievement Center. Sheletta says it was the care, the therapy and the love her children have been provided at the Family Achievement Center in Woodbury, Minnesota that has made the difference to help her kids thrive. The Family Achievement Center has been open for over 22 years offering physical, occupational and speech therapy. familyachievement.com
Autism Talk: Sheletta Brundidge talks Grants and Scholarships
Sheletta Brundidge shares her story as a Minnesota Mom with three children with autism. She talks directly to the parents who are confused, tired, worried and frustrated as they try to navigate services and programs for their children with autism. Sheletta provides resources that helped her pay for summer camp, a new fence and other services and programs.