134 - Parent Caregiver Mental Health - A Conversation with Jess Ronne

May 21, 2022
FASD Hope is a podcast series about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), through the lens of parent advocates with over nineteen years of lived experience.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and Episode 134 shines a light on Jess Ronne! Jess Ronne is an author, speaker, podcast host at Coffee with Caregivers, associate producer of Unseen, and caregiver advocate.  She is founder and executive director of The Lucas Project—a non-profit dedicated to providing recognition and respite for special needs families. She and her husband Ryan live in Michigan with their 8 children, including their son Lucas who has profound special needs. Her story of beauty from ashes has been shared on The Today Show, Daily Mail and Huffington Post and is detailed in her memoir Sunlight Burning at Midnight.  To follow the ongoing saga she can be found at www.jessplusthemess.com or purchase her latest book, Blended with Grit and Grace. 

In this critically important episode, which airs in conjunction with the release of "Unseen: Caregiver Documentary", Jess shares the following: her parenting / family's journey, their family's challenges, becoming a ROCK STAR advocate for the Parent Caregiver Community, the importance of caregiver mental health, her many initiatives (including the new Unseen Caregiver Documentary", her faith in her journey, key facts about parent caregivers and her words of hope and encouragement.
Jess Ronne
The Unseen Caregiver Documentary, which features The Ronne family, is to view online from May 20-26th, 2022.
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