Marsha Peterson

Marsha Peterson is a single parent raising her son Chad who she fondly calls Potts. Chad was born with Down syndrome and later as a teenager diagnosed with Autism. As a baby he knew what he wanted but couldn't express it and this often resulted in painful frustrated and often dangerous melt downs. Chads special education teachers suggestion to use sign language was the key. He wanted to learn to communicate faster than his mom could learn the language herself. Every weekend Chad would learn and...See more