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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.

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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.

    "Mommy's going to work..."

    "Mommy's going to work..."

    Now that Sheletta's youngest son Daniel is finally talking after being non-verbal for years, he's being a little rascal. Instead of being sad when she goes off to work these days, he's singing and dancing around the house.

    • 6 min
    Training tiny allies...

    Training tiny allies...

    Sheletta joined a coalition of Black children's authors in Minnesota to hand out free copies of her children's book to white children visiting the site where George Floyd was murdered to offer diverse reading options and try to erase injustice through literature.

    • 5 min
    Sheletta's new book defies the odds...

    Sheletta's new book defies the odds...

    Sheletta's new autism children's book Daniel Finds His Voice defies the odds and sells out just two days after it's debut. 

    • 10 min
    Daniel's book already a best seller!

    Daniel's book already a best seller!

    Hours after Sheletta's new children's book about her son Daniel was featured on CBS This Morning with Gayle King, it became a best seller on Amazon.com.  She talks about how God's goodness and grace made it happen in this emotional episode of her Taking Authority Over Autism podcast...

    • 11 min
    Things can and will get better

    Things can and will get better

    Sheletta believes her appearance on a new cooking show called Family Dinner streaming on Discovery Plus will inspire and offer hope to other parents of special needs children.

    • 8 min
    Second verse, same as the first...

    Second verse, same as the first...

    When Texas' governor lifted the mask mandate, Sheletta decided to cancel the book giveaways she'd planned for April at the elementary school she attended in Houston. This scenario is eerily similar to what happened when she released her first book last year when COVID-19 came on the scene and shut down all her promotional events...

    • 10 min

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