Autism, ADHD, and Us

The other day, my youngest son, Bryant, and I were talking. Out of the blue, he asked me, “Ma, did you ever think you would ever have 2 neurodiverse kids?” Neurodiverse is defined as a “ variation in the human brain regarding sociability, learning, attention, and other mental functions.” My oldest son, Aaron, has Aspergers,…

Coronavirus Survivor

“Every intake of breath was loud and felt like I was being stabbed in the throat. I prayed every night, “Lord, please let me wake up in the morning.” I am writing a series of blog posts sharing Team Pruden’s experiences with COVID-19, detailing our biopsychosocial/spiritual struggles. My first blog will be available right here,…

Complete Rest

COMPLETE REST The past 6 weeks have been trying. Some days, I couldn’t lift my head off of my pillow; other days I couldn’t even pray for myself. But every time I asked My Creator what He wanted me to learn through these trials, I heard the same response: COMPLETE REST. I have come to…

Aaron and Me: Our Journey on the Spectrum

My children’s book, Aaron and Me: Our Journey on the Spectrum, is based on the lives of my sons, as experienced by my youngest son, Bryant. His older brother, Aaron, has Aspergers, a form of autism. But that doesn’t mean they don’t love and cherish each other. Black children and families are underrepresented in the…

Monday Devotion With KP

Join me Monday mornings as I read entries from my devotional, Walking With Moo and Other Adventures of Faith. We all need some encouragement during this time, why not encourage each other? Don’t have your copy? Visit either link to purchase your book and read along with me. See you Monday morning! http://www.kpsworld.org/kp-the-author/ (autographed copies)www.amazon.com/author/keischapruden

Autism Awareness Month FB Live Event

FB Live makes me nervous, but here I go! I will be reading my children’s book this Thursday. Join me in Writers Rock! Readers group as I read Aaron and Me: Our Journey on the Spectrum. Your children can learn about autism, brotherhood, and unconditional love ❤️💙. Thank you Wanda Roberts for this opportunity!

Support for Autism Families

April is Autism Awareness Month. In light of recent events, I felt it best to raise awareness by offering suggestions on how to offer support to autism families, not just during times of crisis, but on a day to day basis. Feel free to share and offer support!💙❤️💙❤️ 1) Communicate: reach out to a spectrum…

Sibling Love

Ever thought about the relationship between a person with autism and their siblings? Is it any different than the relationship between typical siblings? Find out by reading Aaron and Me: Our Journey on the Spectrum. Bryant shares his life with Aaron, his older brother, who also has an autism spectrum disorder. Aaron and Me will…