Autism Super Mom Day is marked on April 27 each year. As a part of Autism Awareness Month, the day was created to celebrate the strength, courage, and determination of mothers of children with autism. It is also a day to educate others about the challenges and rewards of raising a child with autism. Few disorders can rival the depth and breadth of autism, as it affects the child and their entire family.
The idea behind this day is that mothers should be recognized for their hard work and dedication to helping their children with autism reach their full potential. These mothers often have to take care of their children 24 hours per day, so they usually can’t do anything else.
Parents and caregivers raising children with autism often need extra support, understanding, and resources. Autism Super Mom Day allows these families to come together, share their experiences, and celebrate one another’s accomplishments. Autism Super Mom Day aims to bring awareness to the needs of parents and caregivers who are raising children with autism. It takes a lot of patience and understanding to raise an autistic child, and Autism Super Mom Day celebrates all you do, super moms!
We have some Autism Super Moms in our Elite Rewards family that we’d love for you to get to know better. We asked them a few fun questions to get to know them a little better. First up is Bridgette, our Customer Experience Consultant.
If you had a superpower, what superpower would you choose?
I would be able to converse with my twins, and always understand what they want/need.
What was your very first job?
I was the potato girl at RAX when I was fifteen. I made $2.90 an hour.
What is your favorite type of promotion?
family related things
What is one thing on your bucket list?
I want to go to Hawaii, that’s huge on my list.
What is one thing that instantly makes your day better?
Hot coffee and warm hugs.
How many kids and grandkids do you have?
I have four children.
What movie could you quote by heart?
Too many of them – but one of my personal favorite quotes is from Galaxy Quest, “What you fail to realize, is that my shit is dragging mines.” I think it a lot – because I don’t like to be underestimated.
How many years of experience do you have in your field?
34 whoa, how did that happen?
What is your favorite color?
Acid Green (pantone 14-0340 TCX)
What is the best idea you have ever had?
Reaching out to the autism community to welcome them to my Girl Scout Troop
What is your definition of success?
Creating positive outcomes that benefit everyone involved.
What do you hope your coworkers say about you at your retirement party?
“Happy Trails to you…until we meet again….” just kidding I’ll never retire…..
WHY AUTISM SUPER MOM DAY IS IMPORTANT
It’s about appreciating super moms
It is a day to appreciate the mothers of autistic children. We recognize the efforts and hard work they put into caring for the special children in their lives.
We celebrate the achievements
Autism Super Mom Day is an opportunity for parents of children with autism to celebrate their achievements, share their experiences, and receive support from others who are going through similar experiences. This holiday has created a community from which super moms get the support they need.
It provides access to valuable information
The day also allows us to raise awareness about the challenges of super moms. Through it, we get information about the support available for parents and families affected by autism so that they can live happier lives.