Daily Archives: February 28, 2012

If you’re in Los Angeles area, pick up the March issue of L.A. Parent magazine

I’m delighted to have a feature article in the latest print issue distributed throughout Southern CA. The article titled “A Mother Knows”  is particularly meaningful to me in that the events I share took place there when I was a single mom to two sons, and we struggled with multiple mental disorders, including my son Alex’s diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia, his younger brother’s depression and anxiety disorder and my own lifelong untreated depression. Happy to say we’ve all reached recovery, one reason why I’m sharing our experiences.

The print edition is also available online;  read it here.



Autism in California: Major Health Insurers agree to provide autism coverage | City Brights: Laura Shumaker | an SFGate.com blog

More good news for special needs parents in California…with CalMHSA (Prop 63 support for mental health services for all and early intervention clinics such as  PREP for youth psychosis), parent-activists like Laura Schumaker, and a proactive insurance commission, kids with … Continue reading