15 episodes

Sheletta Brundidge has three children on the spectrum but that's not the only reason why she's known as The Autism Mom. Sheletta is an advocate for parents who have children with special needs and uses her family's autism journey to offer hope to others at SHElettaMakesMeLaugh.com.

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Sheletta Brundidge has three children on the spectrum but that's not the only reason why she's known as The Autism Mom. Sheletta is an advocate for parents who have children with special needs and uses her family's autism journey to offer hope to others at SHElettaMakesMeLaugh.com.

    Sheletta gets a BIG blessing and makes a surprise call...

    Sheletta gets a BIG blessing and makes a surprise call...

    Sheletta was overwhelmed when she found out one of her Twitter followers bought an entire case of her new book to give out as a gift to children with special needs, so she put in a surprise call to Eleanor to say thank you for being so generous and for helping to spread autism awareness. 

    • 10 min
    There's TWO of 'em!

    There's TWO of 'em!

    Sheletta was amazed to find another mom out there with three children who have autism. She thought she was the ONLY one. Of course, she invited Alicia Trautwein, author of The Mom Kind blog on the show to share her story and how Alicia's turned her misery into a ministry to help other autism moms in need.

    • 15 min
    #CopingWithCovid19: Black Babies

    #CopingWithCovid19: Black Babies

    Sheletta invites former school superintendent and education advocate Dr. Bernadeia Johnson to talk about the impact COVID 19 is having on black children with special needs. Cut off from school services and therapies, many of them are falling behind and regressing. What can parents do? The good doctor has good answers...

    • 26 min
    Sheletta and Jasmine want to party like it's 1999

    Sheletta and Jasmine want to party like it's 1999

    The only person more upset than Sheletta that there wasn't a big launch party for her autism children's book was Jasmine Stringer. "Jazzy" planned a one of a kind event once Cameron Goes To School hit store shelves, complete with unicorns, clowns and a photo booth. The ladies hope the virus is over soon so they can party like it's 1999.

    • 18 min
    Prayer pulled her through

    Prayer pulled her through

    Organizers for the 60th Annual Minnesota Prayer Breakfast invited Sheletta to deliver the opening remarks. They heard her talk about how faith in God helped her go from suicidal thoughts to living a successful life after having three kids diagnosed with autism. They hope her story inspires others.

    • 12 min
    Kicking it with Kowalski's Markets...

    Kicking it with Kowalski's Markets...

    Now that her book is written and being sold online, Sheletta thought the hard work was done. Think again! Now she's got to convince retailers to carry Cameron Goes To School on store shelves. Kowalski's Markets made that process a lot easier when they requested copies. The Minnesota grocery store has a strong commitment to helping Minnesota families and the autism community.

    • 12 min

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