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Since 2007, The Answer Inc has helped parents to become the best advocates for themselves and their children; while promoting opportunities for parents to learn, have fun, and contribute to the community together; educating and empowering each other in ways that are not limited by socio-economic or cultural factors.
The parents that we serve are also proud members of our “Powerful Parents of Autism.” - a Co-Ed Monthly Support Group that meets the fourth Monday of each month.
As we continue to celebrate Women’s History Month, I would like to introduce you to some of the amazing mom’s that put the power in “Powerful Parents of Autism”
Also… just in case there is anyone like myself, who did not know that Women’s History Month was a thing… here is a quick look back at it’s origin.
In 1987, after being petitioned by the National Women's History Project, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9 which designated the month of March 1987 as Women’s History Month. Between 1988 and 1994, Congress passed additional resolutions requesting and authorizing the President to proclaim March of each year as Women’s History Month. Since 1988, U.S. presidents have issued annual proclamations designating the month of March as Women’s History Month.
State departments of education also began to encourage celebrations of Women's History Month as a way to promote equality among the sexes in the classroom. Maryland, Pennsylvania, Alaska, New York, Oregon, and other states developed and distributed curriculum materials in all of their public schools, which prompted educational events such as essay contests. Within a few years, thousands of schools and communities began to celebrate Women's History Month. They planned engaging and stimulating programs about women's roles in history and society, with support and encouragement from governors, city councils, school boards, and the U.S. Congress.
In March 2011, the Obama administration released a report, Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being, showing women's status in the U.S. in 2011 and how it had changed over time. This report was the first comprehensive federal report on women since the report produced by the Commission on the Status of Women in 1963.
And now… without further ado… here are some of the amazing mom’s that put the power in “Powerful Parents of Autism”