|Photo Credit: Holly Robinson Peete and her son R.J.|
"advocate and speak out for those who are rarely heard"
April is National Autism Awareness Month. Holly Robinson Peete son was diagnosed with Autism. On the Tamron Hall Show (video below) Holly Robinson Peete spoke about her son's experience with Autism during the pandemic. R.J. has such a positive outlook by stating "tomorrow is another blessed day" dealing with life's obstacles. It says a lot about his powerful/ wonderful spirit and his encouragement, love and support from his parents. Holly discussed a point that people with Autism don't often like things on them, this was a statement regarding wearing a mask during the pandemic. It gives a perspective of one of the many challenges and differences others have. Holly is a great advocate and also has a depth of knowledge she shares regarding Autism through parenthood, education and experience. This article was to highlight Autism and show appreciation for her character, motherhood, strength and philanthropy.
It's only right that I tell my story, my truth about my own Domestic Violence experience. It's hypercritical to an extent because I stayed in the relationship after the incident. I encourage others not to make the mistake I made. If you can get out make an exit. My gift is to serve with a purpose and help others.I am here to send a positive message to go where you're accepted not tolerated. My story can help you help someone else. On the evening of August 27,2015 I was attacked by my ex boyfriend. I was feeling overwhelmed at his house because of some information he mentioned to me. It made me feel uncomfortable. I wanted to leave. He got upset that I wanted to leave. I told him he didn't care. He slapped me in the face with the remote control.I cleaned up in the bathroom & he came and got me. We laid down back to back to each other. I was upset with him about a text message a girl sent to him. There was verbal abuse for sure. He leaned over and punched me in th