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Sue Kerstetter

    Sue Kerstetter

    Sue Kerstetter is a mother of three, one of whom is listed as severe on the autism spectrum. She holds a bachelors degree in psychology and has worked as an inpatient psychiatric technician for 13 years. Her life's ambition is to make the world a more accepting place for those affected by autism.

    Parenting A Child With Autism Is a Valuable Full-Time Job

    Parenting A Child With Autism Is a Valuable Full-Time Job https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/parenting-valuable-full-time-job/

    I don’t have a job yet my calendar is filled with to-dos, appointments, and tasks required of me. I have a psychology degree hanging on the wall that everyone around me seems to have forgotten collecting dust as I interact with therapists that often think of me as “just another special needs mom.” I attend […]

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    Shopping With Special Needs: The Need for Understanding

    Shopping With Special Needs: The Need for Understanding https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/understanding-special-needs-while-shopping/

    He did great today. He really did, and so did I. Even with the “minor” setback in the self-checkout lane and the unwelcome placement of the DVD display. Let me take you grocery shopping. I promise you, it will be nothing like you have ever experienced in your life. And it’s true, nothing is exaggerated, […]

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