An Interview with Kim Wilson

Asa and His Family

Courtesy: Kim/Celebrating Inchstones

This week we’re interviewing Kim Wilson, who writes the blog Celebrating Inchstones. Kim has four kids, the youngest of whom has mitochondrial myopathy. This is a disease caused by a genetic mutation that affects the mitochondria in the body’s cells. As a result, Asa has trouble producing the sounds needed to make words. However, Asa is able to understand much of what is said to him, and he can make his wishes known in other ways. In our interview, Kim discusses her son’s speech therapy techniques and shares her experience navigating the special education process.

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