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About Autism / Spectrum Disorders: Are You a Warrior Mom? Do You Want to Be One?
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Lisa Jo Rudy – About.com Autism / Spectrum Disorders Guide autism.guide@about.com
Dec 4, 2008, 7:17 AM
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About.com Autism / Spectrum Disorders

In the Spotlight | More Topics |
from Lisa Jo Rudy
Jenny McCarthy coined the term “warrior mom” to describe moms who are willing to try anything to help their child with autism. These moms are like “lionesses,” protecting and fighting for their child. This week, blogs and commenters are discussing the pros, cons, rights and wrongs of “warrior motherhood.” Join the conversation!

In the Spotlight
Warrior Moms and Autism Revisited
I’m no warrior mom. But then again – I do my best to do my best for my kids. What makes a mom a “warrior?” Should we all aspire to “warrior mom” status? Share your thoughts!

              More Topics

Slower Sound and Language Processing Speed in Autism
What Are the “Real” Costs of Autism?
Valproate During Pregnancy Linked to Autism
In the Forum: Advice on How to Coach an Adult with Autism?
In the Forum: Heredity and Autism
In the Forum: Girls and Women with Autism
Treatments for Autism – Free E-Course
Autism and the Happy Medium: Yes, It Is Possible!
The conversation about “warrior moms” continues with this article about how to find a happy medium when confronting autism. Is a “happy medium” a good goal for the autism community?

Is Autism Toughest on Dads? Your Opinion Requested
With so much talk about “warrior moms,” it seems important to note that dads are very much a part of the autism community. Is autism toughest on them?


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