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 Employment Sectors that are Perfect for Individuals With Autism

Workers with autism have many advantages to offer prospective employers. With appropriate training and job accommodations, these employees can become valuable team members. But how can we make that ha...

7 Ways To Bring Self-Advocacy To Your Next IEP

It’s IEP season. Will your child attend the meeting? Here are some steps that you can take to prepare your child to become a self-advocate, beginning with his or her IEP....

11 More Types of Recreational Therapy For Your Child With Special Needs

Recreational therapy often combines multiple objectives in one session - it’s a holistic approach to wellness. Here are 11 more ways to achieve those therapeutic goals through recreation....