In this episode I talk with mom and advocate Meagan Andrade about the challenges of caring for her son with severe autism. She discusses the rollercoaster ride they've been on across several moves, finding appropriate help and support, cross-country drives to doctor appointments and how she found light through their journey.
Megg Andrade is the mother of five amazing humans, three of whom happen to have developmental disabilities. Megg has been a volunteer parent mentor with TACA (The Autism Community in Action) for over a decade. She is a 2020 graduate of Maryland Partners in Policy Making. She served eight years in the US Army. Megg is the owner and esthetician of Meagan Maske. Currently, she also works as a job developer at The Arc Baltimore. Megg is a passionate advocate in the world of autism, developmental disability, and foster care. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our community and conversation.