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

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....

Why Foreign Language Study is a Great Idea For Students with Special Needs

There's no question that foreign language study can be difficult for individuals with special needs. But it can also become a source of strength. Here are five reasons why foreign languages are a grea...

Noise Control: 11 Tips for Helping your Child with Autism Deal with Noise

There are several different types of noise sensitivity, and there are different treatments for each type. Here are eleven ways to help a highly sensitive person learn how to cope with and enjoy everyd...