Special Needs Kids Getting Help from the Hosemanns

Delbert Hosemann(Secretary of State) and his wife Lynn on Autism Speaks – the world’s leading autism advocacy and research organization – which recognized Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann at the annual Autism Law Summit today for his efforts to increase autism awareness and insurance coverage for autism in Mississippi. If you missed their conversation, you … Continue reading “Special Needs Kids Getting Help from the Hosemanns”

Are You Wearing Blue Today?

Elyse Marcellino(Director of Education Policy Empower Mississippi) and Jennifer Byrd(Mother of Autistic child from Seminary) on the impact of ESAs and how the needs of kids with Autism are met through Empower Mississippi. If you missed their conversation with JT, you can find it here – Brittany Bell(Director of the Spectrum Academy at New Summit School) stopped … Continue reading “Are You Wearing Blue Today?”

April is Autism Awareness Month

Nicole Briceno, the Coordinator of the Mississippi Early Childhood Inclusion Center at the University of Southern Mississippi, joins the conversation to discuss what you need to know about April as Autism Awareness Month. She breaks down the numbers surrounding Autism diagnoses and explains the puzzle piece symbol that has become synonymous with Autism Awareness. If you missed … Continue reading “April is Autism Awareness Month”