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

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...

17 Features For A Sensory-Friendly, Therapeutic Kitchen

A description of 17 features that can turn any kitchen into a therapeutic and educational environment....

Tough Love: 10 Reasons Why Special Needs Moms Should get A Special Thank You on Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, consider these ten facts about mothers of individuals with disabilities, taken from the pages of peer-reviewed medical and scientific journals....