AnneMoss had the opportunity to chat with four amazing moms of neurodivergent kids and talk about suicide and what to look for. The neurodivergent population is at increased risk of suicidal thoughts, attempts, and dying by suicide than their neurotypical counterparts – and knowing the signs and how they might manifest differently (or not) is key to early intervention.

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Navigating neurodivergence in a neurotypical world.

Raising a child with autism, special needs, or neurodivergence presents a wide range of unique challenges and struggles. As four moms, all with autistic children, our mission is to talk freely about these challenges, opening up the conversation to help other parents as they navigate their own journey.

We are by no means experts in medicine, neuroscience, or special education. We are simply moms who are reluctant experts in raising our children the best we can, figuring it out as we go

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