Holly Robinson Peete: 8 Facts About Autism the Media Is Not Covering

Autism mom Holly Robinson Peete has a great post in the Huffington Post about the things that don’t always grab headlines — things like race, puberty, marital status… read on:

Over the years many parents have reached out to me for emotional support after their child was diagnosed with autism. I particularly remember getting Jenny McCarthy’s phone call shortly after her son’s diagnosis. Like most moms and dads, she needed to connect with somebody who knew first hand the swift gut-kick of this difficult diagnosis, somebody who had been in the trenches for 7 years already.

via Holly Robinson Peete: Shifting Focus: 8 Facts About Autism the Media Is Not Covering.