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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.

    Helping autistic teens...

    Helping autistic teens...

    Sheletta chats with Tanya Herbst from The Christopher Center in Minnesota. Tanya has a new program to help autistic teenagers learn how to socialize with one another.

    • 19 min
    Camping with autistic kids...

    Camping with autistic kids...

    Sheletta says she's found the perfect campsite for autistic kids to enjoy while experiencing the great outdoors. 

    • 20 min
    Helping your kid become independent...

    Helping your kid become independent...

    Sheletta is challenged by Coach Nick Slusser, a Special Education Teacher at Holmen High School in Wisconsin, who says instead of doing everything for her kiddos, it's time for her to teach them some essential life skills so they can become independent adults.

    • 27 min
    Brandons’ book giveaway

    Brandons’ book giveaway

    Sheletta chats with Ann Nyankundi from United Family Medicine about their partnership to give away hundreds of her new book for Autism Awareness Month.

    • 23 min
    Minnesota baseball team’s sensory room...

    Minnesota baseball team’s sensory room...

    Sheletta talks about the new autism sensory friendly room at Target Field that provides a safe and quiet space for families who have children with special needs attending Minnesota Twins home games...

    • 12 min
    A picture is worth a thousand words...

    A picture is worth a thousand words...

    Illustrator Darcy Bell-Myers tells Sheletta how she was able to capture the sensibilities as well as the soul of her son Brandon in her latest autism book Brandon Spots His Sign.

    • 15 min

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