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My name is Dekeda (also known as "Momma Pump"), and I am the mother of a smart, spunky, beautiful brown 15 year old girl named "Sneak". Sneak has non-vocal autism and sensory processing disorder (SPD) and has been the inspiration for my organization and mostly everything that I do!

 

As a wife, Momma / Bonus-Momma, autism activist, event planner and full-time employee, I dedicate my spare time to enriching the lives of families living with autism / special needs.

 

I serve my community in a variety of ways...

Hugs & High Fives Everyone 

The project that I have spent the past 5 months participating in for The New York Times is LIVE. This is a raw, real account of what many of us are going through. I represent the special-needs momma. We represent the special-needs family. Please take a moment to check out.

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The WODIOS Mission is to share my personal  journey, by having you "Walk One Day In Our Shoes" through real / raw stories of trials and triumphs endured while raising a daughter with severe non-vocal autism.  The mission is to continue to promote acceptance for all people living with special needs . I also encourage an open dialogue regarding current news items regarding autism, inclusion/acceptance, and other special needs interests.

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Events

Dekeda produces social events for families who live with Special Needs!  You can learn more about these events under the "Events" tab!

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all in-person events are canceled until further notice. 

Please stay in touch via social media and STAY SAFE!

 

We will all be together again soon!

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