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

Five Ways the Arts can Foster Inclusion for Individuals with Special Needs

Here are 5 ways that participation in the arts can lead to greater community involvement for individuals with disabilities....

4 Ways individuals with Special Needs Can Enjoy Life Without ‘Pretending to be Normal’

Are you fighting against disability or working with it? Here are 4 alternatives to 'pretending to be normal.'...

10 Helpful and Compassionate Comments Heard at an IEP Meeting

Over the years, many helpful and compassionate comments have stuck with me. Here is a sample of supportive comments that have been spoken to me as a parent....