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Empowered Through Storytelling with April Green

February 28, 2021 April Green Season 2 Episode 6
Embracing Holland
Empowered Through Storytelling with April Green
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Embracing Holland
Empowered Through Storytelling with April Green
Feb 28, 2021 Season 2 Episode 6
April Green

During this episode, we chat with April Green, author, special educator, minister, and collaborator about raising three children on the autism spectrum and what has risen out of her family’s challenges. She shares the importance of storytelling and how we can tell our own stories.



We talk about:

  • Parenting multiple children with autism that vary in presentation
  • Reckoning with the perception of autism 
  • Looking at the total child when making decisions
  • Encountering obstacles with the IEP team as a special educator  
  • Battling the school system to advocate for a diagnosis
  • Acknowledging and accepting the call to ministry
  • Experiencing church as a family with multiple disabilities and needs
  • Being bold to share stories
  • Letting it out and letting it flow
  • Path to her book collaborations and how she’s helped others tell their stories


Links


Books

It’s Going to Be Aulright


Autism Relationships Matter


Social Media

April Green Facebook Page


April Green Instagram


Podcast

Keeping it Moving with April and Vondell


Related Episodes

Ausome Author and Advocate with Catherine Hughes


Take Me to Church



Show Notes

During this episode, we chat with April Green, author, special educator, minister, and collaborator about raising three children on the autism spectrum and what has risen out of her family’s challenges. She shares the importance of storytelling and how we can tell our own stories.



We talk about:

  • Parenting multiple children with autism that vary in presentation
  • Reckoning with the perception of autism 
  • Looking at the total child when making decisions
  • Encountering obstacles with the IEP team as a special educator  
  • Battling the school system to advocate for a diagnosis
  • Acknowledging and accepting the call to ministry
  • Experiencing church as a family with multiple disabilities and needs
  • Being bold to share stories
  • Letting it out and letting it flow
  • Path to her book collaborations and how she’s helped others tell their stories


Links


Books

It’s Going to Be Aulright


Autism Relationships Matter


Social Media

April Green Facebook Page


April Green Instagram


Podcast

Keeping it Moving with April and Vondell


Related Episodes

Ausome Author and Advocate with Catherine Hughes


Take Me to Church