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

7 Ways To Bring Self-Advocacy To Your Next IEP

It’s IEP season. Will your child attend the meeting? Here are some steps that you can take to prepare your child to become a self-advocate, beginning with his or her IEP....

11 More Types of Recreational Therapy For Your Child With Special Needs

Recreational therapy often combines multiple objectives in one session - it’s a holistic approach to wellness. Here are 11 more ways to achieve those therapeutic goals through recreation....

Pay It Forward: The Story Behind The Great Bike Giveaway

The Friendship Circle's Great Bike Giveaway was born from a desire to “pay it forward.” Here's the story of a small gift that keeps on growing....