Sunday 27 September, 2020

Autism & COVID-19: Zhane Shippy's story

Zhane Shippy is the mother of a 5-year-old echolalia autistic son

Zhane Shippy is the mother of a 5-year-old echolalia autistic son

April is Autism awareness month and closing out our features on parenting an autistic child during COVID-19 is Zhane Shippy. 

Zhane is the mother of a 5-year-old echolalia autistic son, which means he repeats words and noises that he hears around him. She shares with us in the video below how she has been keeping him engaged while going through the changes brought on by COVID-19.

 

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