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.
We are now in our fourth week at Cody’s new program. Each Monday and Thursday morning I have been staying with him at the facility from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. to see how well he will do.
Our family originally qualified for Supplementary Security income for Cody when he was four years old. I was a single mother, not working at the time and my husband, Bill,
One of the skills Cody has been learning is cooking. Not only does he not mind it, he actually enjoys learning and performing culinary tasks. And he’s becoming quiet adept at it.
It seems as though we will never be able to navigate the red tape maze which the state creates for those who need services.
Bill and I love Cody immensely. And so much of the time we feel as though we should not exclude Cody from any part of our lives.
It is frustrating to me that even though Cody has Medicaid and private insurance, his needs are still not being met.
Last Tuesday my sister Connie had to have a surgery.
Here's what really gets to us about the holiday season. It's not the way advertisers assault us, though that's troubling.
By the time you read this, I will have returned from a week’s vacation in Florida with my family.
Schedule-based living, however, can be a tricky proposition. On the one hand, a schedule orders the day, the expectations, and is comforting to Madison who has difficulty with transitions....
The search for a postsecondary program for a student like Cameron is not much fun. It’s actually pretty awful.
Last week I had the opportunity to head to Washington, DC to attend the “Autism Speaks to Washington” summit.
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