How it is different from a typical family dynamic?
What are our feelings on what causes autism?
Can autism be cured? Should it be cured?
I assured her we would definitely give her the insiders view she was looking for!
Autism and the family: a mother speaks from Medill Washington on Vimeo.
I cannot say how happy I am with the way the video turned out. I love the pictures of the boys and how she truly captured their uniqueness and beauty.
The print story that accompanied the video featured many voices from across the autism community. My fellow blogging friend, Jean Winegardner, or "Stimey" as she is affectionately known, is also featured. The story outlines various autism organizations that endorse the use of non-FDA approved "treatments" for autism and on the flipside there are parents like myself who are learning to work with the diagnosis instead of fighting against it.
You can read the print story for yourself here.
Many thanks to Jennifer Gerlock for referring Mary Beth to me and my family for this story. My blogging community is all about supporting one another and I am blessed to have so many I call friends.