Adiba Nelson Adiba Nelson is the author of the forthcoming memoir, "Ain't That A Mother", (available for pre-order, on shelves May 2022), an award-winning children's book author, and the subject of the Emmy Award winning documentary, "The Full Nelson". In addition to writing, Adiba is a TEDx speaker, presenting her talk "Skating Downhill: The Art of Claiming Your Life" to a sold out audience, and a disability rights advocate traveling the country speaking about the importance of DEIA from a disability perspective. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.