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National Autism Awareness Month

Photo Credit: Holly Robinson Peete and her son R.J.
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"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. 


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