Michele Langlo is a wife, freelance journalist, digital artist, and mother to a twenty-five year old son, Cody, who's autistic.
Though not every moment of Cody's life growing up has been the easiest, Michele wouldn't give a moment of it away. Cody is a gift from God to Michele, and has taught her more about life than any other single individual she knows.
Michele and her husband, Bill, said their vows over twenty years ago, and are still going strong.
Michele loves to ride horses and Harleys. She loves fishing and hunting, hiking and camping. She enjoys cooking--especially Italian food. But most importantly, she is a devout Christian who owes everything to God for the multitide of blessings he has given her.
Over the past three months we have had numerous questions regarding whether the staff from Cody’s day habilitation provider is following the service plan we feel Cody needs.
Having to think about certain “what ifs” of the future are quite difficult for me . . .
Cody had hit a plateau and stayed there, particularly over the last two years. The only benefit that we could see to leaving him public school was for social interaction.
Involvement of family, guardians and caregivers is essential to the success of a skill to be learned and applied by the individual.
It was probably about five years after Cody graduated from high school when Cody’s case worker called us and began asking questions regarding our thoughts about the possibilities of Cody seeking work.
Little did we know, the fight we would have to face to get him into a program that either we could afford to pay for out of pocket, or that state funds would subsidize.
My Thanksgiving vacation in Florida was very relaxing and fun.
Every year at Thanksgiving, there comes a moment after dinner when I need to escape.
Cameron traveled to see his father this past weekend. Cameron has been flying independently for a number of years now ...
Last Monday I gave a lecture at Children’s Specialized Hospital in Mountainside, NJ on “Transitioning with Autism from Pediatrics to Adulthood.”
Victory is ours! I've just received a text message from my mom, alerting me to the fact that she and my dad are signing their will and Willie's special needs trust papers this morning. ...
It is that time of year again, when families get together for holidays and people start Christmas shopping.
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