No parent expects their child will have autism. There is no prenatal test that can detect the vast spectrum of the diagnosis. It shocks and stuns, sending the parent on a new journey—one with lots of clinical information but few personal stories of milestones, triumphs, and successes.
El Brown won’t ever forget the day she received word of her son’s diagnosis. She never wants another parent to go through that life altering experience alone. Rather, she hopes to empower and help prepare parents for the challenging, yet promising, experience of raising a child with autism.
Mama Bear is El’s personal story, providing an optimistic view of what some may see as adversity. Through storytelling and sharing her diary entries, El provides a positive outlook of love, advocacy, and humor as she lives life with her son, affectionately known as SuperDuperKid.
This engaging memoir tells of one mother’s experience of her son’s autism diagnosis, and their journey of love and acceptance.