screenshot of dru in her kitchen. Dru Ramdin is a caregiver who lives in the Bronx. Her son Fabian, 16, lives with autism. She uses meditation as a form of mindfulness. She believes anyone can learn how to meditate to regain balance in a world that's sometimes chaotic.

Ariam Alula

I returned to journalism school in 2018 to be a part of the engagement movement that is listening to communities first and
disrupting the institutional bias of top-down sources. Through empathy and connection, I amplify the voices of family caregivers
of people with autism and other underrepresented communities.

Twitter: Ariam_Alula
Instagram: ariaminaxxalula

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  1. I have a degree in journalism and never used it. My heart belongs to ALS sufferers but also anyone who is not getting the compassionate care that they deserve. Let me know if there’s anything I can do for your cause.


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