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Melanie Shong Helm

    Melanie Shong Helm

    Melanie Shong Helm, CCEP, is a singlemother of three successful and loving adults. Melanie’s dream is to advocate for the building of safe group homes for autistic adults that she hopes to call Spectrum Home. She wants the residents to have a day program to go to each day like her son does now and find part-time work in a community that embraces diversity and inclusion. Melanie has spent her career in human resources as a senior manager, where she is often seen advocating for diversity and inclusion for all employees as a Certified Ethics and Compliance Professional.

    Motherhood: Finding Their Joy…and Yours

    Motherhood: Finding Their Joy…and Yours https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/motherhood-finding-their-joy-yours/

    My mother always told me, “Motherhood is not for wimps.” No truer words can be spoken for any parent of a child on the spectrum. What keeps us going are the day to day and sometimes the moment to moment joys. As parents, watching our autistic children succeed or be valued for their contribution to […]

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