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

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. ...

Top Ten Back-to-School Dos and Don’ts for Parents of Students with Special Needs

During back-to-school season, parents seem to be more anxious than students. There are certain dos and don’ts to follow during back-to-school season for parents of children with special needs....

6 Ways You Can Help Your Child With Special Needs Overcome a Fear of Water

For many families, a fear of water can be a major obstacle to summer fun. Fortunately, warm weather offers many opportunities to overcome this fear without distress. These are some of the activities ...