The We Podcast #81: Sonya Burgess- Parenting a Child on the Autism Spectrum

The We Podcast #81: Sonya Burgess- Parenting a Child on the Autism Spectrum

You’re listening to episode number 81. From Diagnosis to Advocacy: Parenting a Child on the Autism Spectrum.

In this episode I get to talk with Sonya Burgess. Sonya is a preschool teacher by day and also a part time blogger for her own site. She is also a regular blogger for The We Spot. She blogs about creating a home you love, simply and on a budget. Sonya loves sharing ways to help with special needs children, recipes and DIY’s. She lives in coastal North Carolina with her husband of 24 years and three children. After trying for 5 years they finally received an Autism diagnosis for her 12 year old son.

In this episode we talk a lot about her journey through getting a diagnosis for him and all the advocacy work she did along the way. We also talk about what it’s like to parent a child on the autism spectrum. This episode is packed with so much valuable information for all parents!

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Sonya Burgess

Sonya is graduate of Guilford College and a preschool teacher who lives at the North Carolina coast with her husband of 25 years, their three children ages 19,18,12 and their rescue dog Goldie. Her youngest child was recently diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum and she has a heart for encouraging other special needs mamas. One of her favorite out door activities is hanging out at the beach with her family searching for sea glass. She also enjoys doing diy projects and decorating her home on a budget. Sonya blogs at encouraging women to create a beautiful, intentional life and home.

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