What do you do when your find out your child has a disability? If you’re Elizabeth, you help other families who have children with autism. Elizabeth tells Lanna about how her oldest son came into her life, from her days as a Catholic Missionary living in Taiwan, to the adoption process, to his autism diagnosis. Elizabeth brings her exuberant personality fully forward and talks about her work with Easter Seals, educating families and law enforcement with information and strategies for living and working with children who have autism. They talk about spirituality, sacred sexuality and finding ways that people with disabilities can be sexual adults. They laugh a lot. They have a not-so-surprise guest! Elizabeth also talks about her next projects, and her passion for empowering women. And she answers 10 questions.
Elizabeth A. Webster
Elizabeth is the mother of two wonderful boys, uh, I mean “young men”. The first was adopted in Taiwan, ROC in 1990 at 6 mos old, and was diagnosed with autism and bi-polar disorder when he was 11 years old… the second was born in 1997 and is an awesome brother, trumpet player and outstanding citizen.
Elizabeth works as an Autism Support Specialist with Easter Seals NH with families and as an educator about autism to caregivers, educators, emergency responders and law enforcement across the state of NH.
She is blessed with a network of amazing and magical friends and wonderful parents. <3
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