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

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 ...

11 Healthy Summer Treats For Your Picky Eater

Fresh fruits and vegetables are in season, and parents everywhere are trying to find ways to add them to the diets of their picky or reluctant eaters. Here are 11 nutritious summer treats....