About Marlowe

Marlowe Bechmann is a enthusastic Friendship Circle mom, and she is also a musician in an award-winning family music band called the Swingset Mamas. She teaches music to self-contained autism classes at elementary and middle schools, and spreads the message of inclusion through Ability Awareness assemblies at schools across the country. Learn more at or

Posts by Marlowe

How to maximize your relationship with the Special Ed Teacher

One of the most important pieces to advocating for your child is to create a supportive relationship with your special ed. teacher....

World Autism Awareness Day: Do you dare to be aware?

Tomorrow, April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day.  Although some of us live with Autism everyday, most people have difficulty understanding what living with Autism really means. Since children ...

Help your child pass the self esteem test

With all the tests children take these days its easy to forget one of the most important aspects of a child's wellbeing-Their self esteem. ...