I considered ´rehoming´ my child with autism like a famous YouTube family did, but could never go through with it

Lifestyle 2020/6/2

I considered ´rehoming´ my child with autism like a famous YouTube family did, but could never go through with it

Jamie Davis Smith´s oldest daughter, Claire, has autism, epilepsy, and a heart condition.

Jamie Davis Smith

  • Fans of a Myka Stauffer were dismayed when the famous YouTuber announced that she and her husband had decided to "rehome" their adopted son with autism. 

  • Jamie Davis Smith, a mother of four, understood the Stauffers´ struggle, since her oldest daughter, Claire, has intellectual and physical disabilities. 

  • Over the years, Davis Smith considered finding an alternative living option for Claire, but could never go through with it.

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When Myka Stauffer told her more than 700,000 fans that she and her husband had "rehomed" their adopted son, Huxley, who has autism, those who had loyally followed the family´s journey to China and back, and even donated to the cause, were understandably upset. Many wanted answers when the family gave away the child because his disabilitie

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