For Mother’s Day this year we bring you an essay by freelance radio producer Alysia Abbott, whose mother died when she was only two. Abbott looks squarely at the day-to-day love and work of mothering a child with autism and developmental disabilities.

“That You’ll Understand” (right-click to download)

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Alysia Abbott is a freelance writer currently living in Cambridge, Mass. She’s working on a memoir of her father to be published by Norton called FAIRYLAND.

 

One Response to That You’ll Understand: An Essay for Mother’s Day

  1. Karla Dickey says:

    absolutely beautiful. Happy Mother’s Day to you!

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