Contessa Louise; life coach, master motivator, fighter! Contessa was forced to pick up her gloves at an early age. As a young, single mother, learning that her son was autistic began her life long struggle for equality. Unrelenting in her advocacy for her child, Contessa took on school boards, doctors, therapists, specialists and anyone else who dared stand in her way.
Contessa has endured every rough step of her journey to pave the way for other parents of special needs children. Her struggle can now be their blueprint.
“Mad At The World: How to move on and find peace when you’re a special needs parent,” Contessa’s first book, is a narrative ripped from the soul of a woman constantly tested by the things so many have taken for granted. Her voice is quickly becoming the voice for all of those courageous enough to care for someone with a disability or chronic illness.
Contessa created the #WeAllHaveAStory movement so individuals with disabilities and their loved ones can motivate and uplift each other through, personal stories, tips, and experiences unique to their struggle.
In this episode, Contessa shares the benefits of sharing your story, her journey to sharing hers some tips on parenting a child with autism and what you need to have in place to get your story out in the world.
LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
Shift On: Twenty Stories of Turning Trials into Triumph! – Nikki Woods
Mad At The World: How To Move On And Find Peace When You’re A Special Needs Parent – Contessa Louise Cooper
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