This mother leads the fight to get the help her daughter so desperately needed which has become a platform for all of Georgia’s children who are handed the blow of an Autism diagnosis.
We didn’t raise our children around a table of political debate. Family meals were filled with simple stories about life in the south often spiced up and stretched as far as possible for extra flavor. Until November 6, 2006, we might have been able to keep right on saying politics wasn’t our thing. But the day my granddaughter Ava was diagnosed with autism, politics came to the table. Like getting a draft notice in the mail, we’d been called to the front lines. Autism was our battle now. Read the full article here [PDF] >>