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

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...

10 Ideas To Create a Sensory Friendly Dining Room

Is your dining room stressing you out? Over the years I’ve figured out how to manage the sensory environment to make meals as successful as possible for my family. Here are 10 dining room ideas to m...