Whitney Ellenby is a former U.S. Department of Justice, Disability Rights attorney and proud parent of a son with autism. She is the founder of “Autism Ambassadors,” a charitable venture that provides recreational events for families in the Maryland area.
Whitney’s Recent Stories
Health Apr 02We need to include children with autism in the real world. Here’s what everyone can do to help
Helping children with autism make small steps toward overcoming hurdles in public life requires shifting some of the burden, says Whitney Ellenby, a mom to a son with autism. That means parents need to educate others by disclosing a child’s…
Nation Apr 02A child with autism can’t engage with the world if kept at home
The burden begins with me, the parent of the autistic child, to disclose his disability. And then the burden shifts to you, the general public.