Taking Authority Over Autism
Autism Vacation Adventures

Autism Vacation Adventures

July 24, 2021

Sheletta helps autism moms and dads find the best summer vacation destinations for their kiddos.

It CAN be done…

It CAN be done…

June 19, 2021

Angry about the focus of the negative struggles of parents who have kids with autism during the pandemic in an NPR story without sharing success stories, Sheletta talks about how, like her, many parents pressed through and their children made progress.

Autistic kids say the darndest things…

Autistic kids say the darndest things…

June 12, 2021

If you think kids say the darndest things, Sheletta's kids, who have autism, take it to the next level, especially when her son Brandon let's all his classmates and his teacher know that she doesn't brush her teeth every morning.

Is it bedtime or a bank robbery?

Is it bedtime or a bank robbery?

May 29, 2021

With daylight savings time, Sheletta's having a hard time getting her kids to sleep at night. Bedtime around The Brundidge House sounds a lot like a bank robbery...

“Mommy’s going to work…”

“Mommy’s going to work…”

May 15, 2021

Now that Sheletta's youngest son Daniel is finally talking after being non-verbal for years, he's being a little rascal. Instead of being sad when she goes off to work these days, he's singing and dancing around the house.

Training tiny allies…

Training tiny allies…

April 24, 2021

Sheletta joined a coalition of Black children's authors in Minnesota to hand out free copies of her children's book to white children visiting the site where George Floyd was murdered to offer diverse reading options and try to erase injustice through literature.

Sheletta’s new book defies the odds…

Sheletta’s new book defies the odds…

April 10, 2021

Sheletta's new autism children's book Daniel Finds His Voice defies the odds and sells out just two days after it's debut. 

Daniel’s book already a best seller!

Daniel’s book already a best seller!

March 27, 2021

Hours after Sheletta's new children's book about her son Daniel was featured on CBS This Morning with Gayle King, it became a best seller on Amazon.com.  She talks about how God's goodness and grace made it happen in this emotional episode of her Taking Authority Over Autism podcast...

Things can and will get better

Things can and will get better

March 13, 2021

Sheletta believes her appearance on a new cooking show called Family Dinner streaming on Discovery Plus will inspire and offer hope to other parents of special needs children.

Second verse, same as the first…

Second verse, same as the first…

March 6, 2021

When Texas' governor lifted the mask mandate, Sheletta decided to cancel the book giveaways she'd planned for April at the elementary school she attended in Houston. This scenario is eerily similar to what happened when she released her first book last year when COVID-19 came on the scene and shut down all her promotional events...