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.
Cody in a crowded mall, a noisy restaurant or a social scene where chaos runs amuck used to spell disaster.
Living in Missouri presents a number of predicaments for all who reside within its boundaries.
We just had Cody’s first quarterly meeting with the staffing supervisor of Cody’s new service provider and Cody’s case worker. And it went well!
With the advances in research being made in finding what causes autism, more and more evidence is being discovered that points to genetics as a key factor.
People sometimes look at those with developmental challenges and assume they have no capabilities to even understand spiritual realms much less be in harmony with them.
I often wish I had the same memory capacity as my son.
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,
At present, I’m not a parent. I don’t have a son or daughter of my own, but if ever I do, I have a very specific item at the top of my parenting to-do list.
When I was very young, I remember using the telephone in my parents’ house to call a home shopping network in an attempt to get a pretty-looking umbrella.
Reilly comes home from his first year away at postsecondary school this week.
Part I of a two-part series on living as an autistic adult in rural America.
I jumped right into the midst of the game, becoming a Hunter/Warrior version of myself, looking for the silver bullet that would magically make him “normal.”
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