2023 Independent Press Award Winner

Jennifer Rosado receives national recognition through the INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD®! The  INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD recognized My Alternate Universe: Anxiety, Autism, and Adventure in a Parallel Reality by Jennifer Rosado as a 2023 WINNER in the category of Memoir. The competition is judged by experts from different aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional … Continue reading 2023 Independent Press Award Winner


Hello readers — fellow seekers, dreamers, and kindred travelers navigating this strange, humbling, enlightening universe... Welcome to my freshly renovated website! A newcomer may be surprised to learn that I've blogged on this site since February 2014. Where is all the content, you ask? Well, I recently compiled almost all of my past blog posts … Continue reading Welcome!

Podcast – My “Ruthless Compassion” Interview

I'd like to extend a huge thank you to Dr. Sirota for inviting me onto her Ruthless Compassion podcast. Although I was a little nervous about my very first podcast interview, Dr. Sirota was an engaging interviewer and quickly put me at ease. What resulted was a great conversation about my experiences raising my son … Continue reading Podcast – My “Ruthless Compassion” Interview

Join Me For My Book Launch Interview With PYP!

Please join me for my live book launch interview with Jenn T. Grace, founder and CEO of Publish Your Purpose Press, on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at 12:15pm (EDT). If you can't watch it live, the video will be available to watch later on YouTube. In the interview, I'll be discussing the purpose and importance … Continue reading Join Me For My Book Launch Interview With PYP!

Announcing My Debut Memoir!

Available April 26, 2022, on Amazon! Summary from the Back Cover of My Alternate Universe... Somewhere out there, on some other timeline, in some other plane of existence, another version of me is living the life I had planned. I picture her to be a peacefully content, self-assured supermom and a bit of a smug … Continue reading Announcing My Debut Memoir!

Perspective – Stories Told By Trees in a Giant Forest

As the saying goes, sometimes it’s hard to see the forest for the trees - you concentrate so hard on the details that you miss the big picture. By the same token, it’s possible to notice the whole while ignoring it’s individual parts – seeing the forest but neglecting to acknowledge the trees. Then there … Continue reading Perspective – Stories Told By Trees in a Giant Forest

“Normal” – My Life As A Fish

Once upon a time, I was not a fish in a fish tank. I was a normal person with a normal life. My hopes and dreams for the future were average, typical, normal hopes and dreams built on average, typical, normal expectations of what life should be. But autism changed things, turned normal on its … Continue reading “Normal” – My Life As A Fish

Buoyancy – Treading Water in the Dark and Monstrous Deep

I’m not sure exactly how old I was when this memory was imprinted on my brain. I know I was young – maybe three or four years old. I was wading knee-deep in the water, parallel to the beach where people were sunbathing on blankets. My two older brothers were walking with me. A rope … Continue reading Buoyancy – Treading Water in the Dark and Monstrous Deep