“But there was still an overwhelming emptiness that I felt about not being able to do something I was made to do. I felt broken.”
April is not only Autism Awareness Month, bu it’s Poetry Month as well. It’s only fitting, then, that our very first Village Voice honours both occasions. Bomb Jamaican mom Lasine Matthews, whose three-year-old son Liam Ford is on the spectrum, shares a poem that she wrote to her little human with Autism. We think it’s pretty awesome.