Join the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island and New England Yachad for “Pulling Back the Curtain: The Good, the Ugly, the REAL of a Journey with Disabilities.”
In her book “Autism Uncensored,” Whitney Ellenby dives fearlessly into sensitive topics so many experience but are afraid to speak aloud—revealing the private disgrace and self-blame about having a “defective” child and how she comes to terms with her son’s diagnosis.
Rather than another “miraculous breakthrough” story, she provides an unflinching, real-time portal into the mind of a parent who adopted extraordinary and unorthodox methods to advocate for her child.
Copies of the book will be available for purchase.
While Ellenby’s story focuses on her experience parenting a child with autism, her methods apply to all those impacted by disabilities.
Whitney Ellenby is a former U.S. Department of Justice disability rights attorney and proud parent of a son with autism. She is the founder of Autism Ambassadors, a charitable venture that provides recreational events for over 600 families in Maryland and surrounding areas, including a sensory-friendly showing of the world-famous “Gazillion Bubbles Show.” She and her ambassador events have been featured on local TV news and in The Washington Post, The Bethesda Gazette and Bethesda Magazine.+ More... - Less...
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