Fifteen Thousand

Never would I have imagined I would be able to reach this many people. Thank you for your loyalty, support and encouragement. When we first started this journey, my promise to Cody was to advocate and educate as hard as he works each day in therapy. I wanted to be able to touch many parents that may be new to this journey and provide them our actual experiences (not candy coated) and provide support and resources through my entries.

A bonus has been the friendships I have made along the way with several followers who are also autistic. I have learned so much from each of you if you are reading this.

My raw vulnerability captures the everyday moments of our lives and my hopes are to continue to bring even more awareness, education and inclusion.

My sincere gratitude. ❌❌❌⭕️

Autism Through His Eyes

Published by mamalamaneustupa

Bio My name is Shelley Neustupa. I am a mother of two cool boys and a wife of 22 years to my high school sweetheart. My oldest son attends the University of Oklahoma. Boomer! My youngest is in 2nd grade and was diagnosed with Autism and Mixed Receptive Expressive Disorder at age 2. Since his diagnosis, I promised him I would advocate and educate as hard as he works each day in therapy. I began writing and have been able to touch many parents that may be new to this journey providing them with actual experiences (not candy coated), support and resources through my entries. Writing is my therapy and my hope one day that my nonverbal son will be able to take these diaries and speak about his own journey and how autism relates to his own experiences. Who knows he and his older brother may become National Speaker’s one day? Come along on our journey to better understand our lives through the eyes of a boy with autism, his Skilled Companion dog Jude, his big brother (and best friend) and mom and dad. My raw vulnerability captures the everyday moments of our journey and will bring even more awareness. A week does not go by where we do not learn something new about ourselves and I want to share these chapters with you. My Sons Undeniable Strengths… Extremely smart and figures out things quickly. Has a memory that allows him to remember more things than I could ever hope for. Persuasive by his personality and sheepish looks. Overabundance of stamina and strength. Loves the outdoors. Enjoys life and always has fun with an unforgettable smile. You can find us here: Writer: Autism Through His Eyes Facebook Instagram YouTube Pinterest Canine Companions for Independence News Interview Cody and Skilled Companion Jude - Our Story

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