Taking Authority Over Autism

Taking Authority Over Autism

Taking Authority Over Autism

CATEGORY: Kids & Family
They call Sheletta Minnesota’s Autism Mom, not just because she has three kids on the spectrum, but because she’s an advocate for parents who have children with special needs. Each week, the best-selling author shares strategies for success on everything from finding scholarships to safety tips.
  1. July 17, 2022
    21 min
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    The Book of Brandon...
    When Sheletta found out that a pastor preached a sermon about her son Brandon's autism children's book, she invited the minister who delivered the message, Rev. Charles E Goodman, Jr. from Tabernacle Church in…
  2. July 10, 2022
    28 min
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    NASCAR driver helps create autism acceptance
    Sheletta thanks NASCAR driver Brandon Brown for not only putting the cover of her latest book on his car, but also for the kindness he's shown toward her autistic son Brandon.
  3. June 26, 2022
    17 min
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    Xfinity Home Security keeps kids safe...
    Sheletta talks about how Xfinity's Home Security system has kept her kids with autism who wander safe with upgraded key locks and door chirps.
  4. June 17, 2022
    15 min
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    You mad Bro?
    Sheletta tells her producer about all the people who are surprisingly angry that the #LetsGoBrandon flag inspired her son Brandon and are taking out their frustrations by leaving vile comments in the reviewer s…
  5. May 28, 2022
    25 min
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    Kate Swenson keeps it real...
    Amazing autism mom and best selling author Kate Swenson joins Sheletta's show and keeps it real about the struggles and the successes of being the parent of a child with special needs.
  6. May 14, 2022
    19 min
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    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.
  7. May 05, 2022
    20 min
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    Camping with autistic kids...
    Sheletta says she's found the perfect campsite for autistic kids to enjoy while experiencing the great outdoors.
  8. April 27, 2022
    27 min
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    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…
  9. April 20, 2022
    23 min
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    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.
  10. April 13, 2022
    12 min
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    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...
  11. April 07, 2022
    15 min
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    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.
  12. March 24, 2022
    14 min
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    Finding a job when you have autism
    Sheletta chats with her friends at Autism Speaks about their upcoming webinar that helps people on the spectrum find jobs.
  13. March 16, 2022
    19 min
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    Bring in the barber...
    Sheletta and her barber talk about how important it is to educate barbers and beauticians about the best way to deal with their clients who have autism.
  14. February 28, 2022
    28 min
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    Everyone can afford access...
    Sheletta couldn't believe it when her friends at Comcast told her about a way to get low-cost internet while taking advantage of a new government program that'll essentially bring your monthly bill down to ZERO…
  15. February 21, 2022
    15 min
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    The color of fun...
    Sheletta talks about how The Crayola Experience at Mall of America is a great place for kids with autism to have fun.
  16. February 15, 2022
    17 min
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    A bowl of culture...
    Dr. Artika Tyner joins Sheletta to talk about a new book that teaches about cultural heritage through a bowl of gumbo for Black History Month.
  17. February 07, 2022
    13 min
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    Stop at the Science Museum
    Sheletta introduces autism moms and dads to all the fun things their special needs kiddos can do at the Science Museum of Minnesota.
  18. January 24, 2022
    16 min
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    New TV control helps people with special needs...
    Joel Moffatt from Comcast joins Sheletta to talk about a new Xfinity adaptive remote control for people with physical and speech disabilities.
  19. January 16, 2022
    14 min
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    Teaching about MLK in a sweet way...
    Sheletta shows you how to teach your special needs children about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by baking sweet potato pies. Cooking one of Ms. Rose McGee's comfort pies with your children then sharing it with so…
  20. January 06, 2022
    13 min
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    New autism portal helps kids on the spectrum
    Sheletta introduces folks to a new autism portal helps parents find resources and services for their special needs children.

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