Everyday Autism Miracles with Shannon Penrod
Surviving and Thriving with Children on the Spectrum
Life after an Autism Spectrum diagnosis doesn't have to be difficult; it can be joyful, happy and filled with hope. Join Shannon Penrod, author, speaker, coach and mom of a six year old recovering from Autism for this inspirational hour of hope. Hear stories from real parents whose children have made miraculous strides. Get the inside dish on therapies, treatments, supplements and how to get funding to help you afford them. Miracles abound in the autism community. Tune into Everyday Autism Miracles to listen, share, laugh and surround yourself with hope.
Shannon Penrod is a mother, author, speaker, coach, educator, film maker and Autism advocate. Her greatest joy in life is her seven year old son Jem, who is in the process of recovering from Autism. Shannon is the co-author of Motherhood Incorporated with Sandra Breck and Brette Sember. She has also authored a series of Autism Children's Books with her son which will be out in 2011.
Born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, Shannon spent most of her childhood years growing up in suburban upstate New York. She holds a B.A. from the State University of New York at Oswego and an M.F.A. from The National Theatre Conservatory in Denver, Colorado. She is an award winning writer, stand-up comedian and director. Shannon lives in sunny southern California with her husband and son.