Fariha just started her freshman year at university. Overnight, she was separated from her support system of family and friends and thrust into a foreign environment. She was facing many new challenges, including a heavier workload, new friends, student clubs
Isolated, stressed, rejected and ostracized. These are just some of the feelings parents of children with disabilities feel in their sacred spaces. I am the mother of a 13-year-old son who was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder nine years ago.