All kids need parents to advocate for them. Special needs kids need especially loud and pushy parents to go to bat for them at school and help them get what they require to succeed.
In this podcast I talk with Robert Rummel-Hudson, author of Schuyler’s Monster—A Father’s Journey with his wordless Daughter. (St. Martin’s Griffin 2009). In this totally engaging memoir, Rob tells the story of a family struggling to find the answers to a child’s dilemma, while chronicling of their unique relationships, formed without traditional language against the expectations of a doubting world.
About Robert Rummel-Hudson
Robert has been writing online since 1995. During that time, his work has been recognized by the Diarist Awards and has been featured in articles in the Austin Chronicle, the Irish Times, the New Haven Register, the Dallas Morning News, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the St. Paul Pioneer Press. He has been featured on American Public Radio’s Weekend America, WFAA’s Good Morning Texas and KERA’s Think with Krys Boyd. The Rummel-Hudson family was the subject of a feature story by Fox 26 Houston’s Greg Groogan. Robert was the featured keynote speaker at the 2009 Texas Speech Language Hearing Association Convention in Austin.
More info at: schuylersmonster.com
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