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DSMA Live with Penny Starr-Ashton and co-Hosts Scott K. Johnson, George Simmons and Cherise Shockley, Founder of Diabetes Social Media Advocacy
Penny Starr-Ashton is a mom of three girls, living in Philadelphia. She is a teacher and a Reading Specialist at the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf. She married her 7th grade boyfriend, Chuck, who she met when she was 13. Her oldest child has autism, her middle child is a regular teen and her youngest, Grace, has Type 1 Diabetes. Penny considers herself an advocate for autism, special education and Type 1 Diabetes. Grace is 10 years old uses the OmniPod insulin pump and the Dexcom CGM. Penny loves the DOC and considers herself a part of it with her blog about mothering a child with Type 1 Diabetes, 'A Sweet Grace'. You can find her usually washing something, bolusing something, or trying desperately to keep it all together.
It's good to talk.