About Karen

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

Handle With Care: 8 Ways Special Needs Parents Can Make Friends

Friendship can be an emotional minefield between parents of children with special needs and parents of children without disabilities. Here are eight important tips for creating a great friendship....

17 Tips For Finding the Right Shoes for your child with special needs

The wrong pair of shoes can create a day of misery for anyone. When special needs are added to the mix, the right pair of shoes can become elusive. Here's a step-by-step guide to finding shoes that ...

How To Arrange A Free Therapy Dog Home Visit

If you or a family member has a disability, then your family is eligible for free home visits from a certified therapy dog and trained handler. ...