Monday, August 15, 2011

Mark Leland

Autism Light #15 is Mark Leland.  

Mark Leland is from West Monroe, Louisiana.  Mark Leland is a country singer who has been very supportive of autism. His music often tell stories and some are about autism.

Missing Pieces: Mark Leland wrote the song, "Missing Pieces" about his manger's son who was diagnosed  with autism. An excellent biography and glimpse into his song on autism is provided by This is one of the top songs about autism and has shared this at numerous fundraising events for autism.   Listen to this wonderful song on YouTube here.  If you like the "Missing Pieces" song you can purchase it at

Thank God for Grace: Mark Leland also sings another song about autism called, "Thank God for Grace," which is about a girl who has autism and mitochondrial disease.  You can listen to this song here.

Mark Leland is an Autism Light because he is an advocate for autism through his gift of music. Autism needs music. Mark Leland provides some excellent songs for the cause which also help organizations raise needed funds for autism programs. To listen to other songs by Mark Leland visit his YouTube Channel.

Autism Light honors diverse heroes to the world of autism. 

Update: This post was updated on October 7, 2011.

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