I Am NOT Adam Lanza’s Mother!
I have a close friend who is a wonderful wife, mother and person. She has a big heart and would do anything to help people in need. Lately though, she’s been troubled by some of the things she’s seen in the media. See, she is also the mother of a son with Autism Spectrum Disability or ASD. When it was being reported that Adam Lanza, the person responsible for the horrific shooting in Newtown, CT had autism, it was enough to spur her to action. She asked me if she could write a piece to help dispel the myths and rumors about people with ASD. She asked that she remain anonymous to protect her son’s privacy.
As a mom of a son on with Autism Spectrum Disability (ASD), here are 5 Things I want you to know: