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

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....

10 Medical Alert Options For Families With Special Needs

A medical alert bracelet or necklace can provide crucial information for first responders to make sure that the right care is delivered at the very moment when it’s needed the most. ...

The Art of IEP Diplomacy

During IEP season the stakes are high. Parents and teachers alike go into those meetings full of emotions and ideas. Diplomacy is the art of prioritizing alliances over battles, and it means walking...