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Mom, son spread awareness in ‘Andrew Does His Dance’



Mom, son spread awareness in 'Andrew Does His Dance'
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(NewsNation) — Tuesday is Autism Consciousness Day, which goals to assist create a world the place autistic people are totally supported and celebrated, in line with Autism Speaks.

Andrew Brundidge, the oldest of three siblings with autism, instructed NewsNation’s “Morning in America” that he wrote “Andrew Does His Dance” to unfold consciousness about find out how to react when encountering individuals with autism.

“(The e-book) is made to unfold extra consciousness about what it’s like having siblings and members of the family with autism, so extra individuals can pay attention to find out how to correctly react or what to do after they encounter individuals with autism, ” the 17-year-old stated.

Sheletta Brundidge, Andrew’s mom, stated when she went locations there was “no place for my kids,” which impressed her to grow to be an advocate for autism.

“We’ve grow to be advocates, in order that not simply my household and my kids can have entry, however all households who’ve kids with autism can get the knowledge, the instruments and the assets that they want,” she stated.

Sheletta Brundidge added she’s written books about all three of her kids on the spectrum to lift consciousness, however didn’t plan on doing a e-book about Andrew.

“I stated Andrew doesn’t want a e-book; he doesn’t have autism. Andrew instructed me, he stated, ‘Mother, you had been so involved concerning the youngsters who can’t speak, you forgot concerning the one who may,’” she stated. “I stated son, you’re gonna get a e-book, however you’re gonna write it, and I’m so happy with this e-book.”

The again cowl of “Andrew Does His Dance” options tips on find out how to help youngsters who’ve particular wants siblings, which is written by LaTonya Land, an elementary college counselor.

“These books — Andrew’s books — are all about elevating consciousness, creating acceptance, and ensuring youngsters with autism have a voice, and people who have siblings with Autism now, can have one too,” Sheletta Brundidge stated.

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