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

Behavior Translation: 11 Examples Of What Behavior Really Means

Behavior is communication. But sometimes behavior is a foreign language that needs to be translated - it may mean something different from what it appears to mean. What does your behavior dictionary...

5 Anger Management Methods For Individuals With Special Needs

Anger management specialists encourage people to verbalize emotions and seek positive outlets for negative feelings. But what if a person can’t verbalize emotions? What if mood shifts happen so q...

An Open Letter From A Child With Autism To A Teacher

Recently the Friendship Circle posted “An Open Letter to a Child with Autism by the Therapist/Teacher.” I mentioned this to my 13 year old son, who decided to write another letter, an open letter...