Karen Wang

About Karen Wang

Karen Wang is a Friendship Circle parent. You may have seen her sneaking into the volunteer lounge for ice cream or being pushed into the cheese pit by laughing children. She is a contributing author to the anthology "My Baby Rides the Short Bus: The Unabashedly Human Experience of Raising Kids With Disabilities"

Posts by Karen Wang

An Artistic Celebration of Autism Acceptance

April is Autism Acceptance Month, and acceptance means community inclusion.  The city of Novi, Michigan, is celebrating autism acceptance with a photography exhibit by a local artist—my son, Malcol...

A Special Needs Guide to Wandering and Elopement

Discover the many causes of elopement and the real-life prevention strategies that special needs families are using to keep their child safe....

10 Winter Break Activities for Emotional Bonding with your Special Child

Winter break can be a tense and confusing time for many children with special needs, but there is one thing can improve the situation: love. Here are 10 relationship-building activities for your winte...