Linda Kuepper & Debra Wallace Forman: Autism Cares Foundation

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Celebrating 10 years: One foundation’s focus to improve the life experiences of children and young adults with autism, and their families. Find out how. Linda Kuepper As co-founder and CEO of the Board of Directors of Autism Cares Foundation, Linda Kuepper strives to improve the lives of individuals with autism. Their needs help her determine the future of the Foundation and how it can best benefit these individuals and their families. As a mother of a child with autism, Linda knows firsthand the challenges that those caring for someone with autism face. She challenges the Foundation and other organizations to address the shortcomings in today’s care system, relentless in her pursuit to enrich the lives of those with autism. Linda is also a contributor to Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick’s Autism Roundtable forums with other Autism professionals to address issues facing people with autism. Establishing the Autism Cares Foundation has required a great deal of hard work, positivity and intense dedication. Debra Wallace Forman Raising a child with Autism can be challenging, yet the joy and gifts each child brings to those around them are special. Listen to Debra Wallace Forman and find out what she’s learned raising her son with Autism and the numerous gifts. Debra is a journalist, blogger, motivational speaker and publicist who uses her passion for writing and storytelling to help the Autism Cares Foundation spread its message of kindness and acceptance for all children A staunch autism advocate and the mother of a 12-year-old son with autism, Adam, Debra has written extensively on special needs parenting, choosing kindness, increasing acceptance, and finding the gifts that each child with autism, and other special needs, has to offer the world.

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