Autism Awareness Month – A Mother’s Perspective, by April Love

When I tell people my son Jack “sees the world differently,” they usually smile and nod politely. I like to think they get it, to think that small gesture means they’ll have compassion and empathy. But, I know in my heart it must be difficult for them to understand. I’d like to use this blog... Continue Reading →

An open letter to my husband’s organ donor, by Dr. Sigrid Ladores

Sigrid Ladores, PhD, RN, PNP, CNE, is an associate professor at the UAB School of Nursing and Co-director of the School’s Nursing Honors Program. Her husband, Andrew Ladores, was born with cystic fibrosis (CF) and required a lung transplant, which he received in 2011. In recognition of National Donate Life Month, Ladores wrote an open... Continue Reading →

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