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Jesemine Jones

Jesemine Jones and Ida Keiper are co-founders of the Starbrite Kids Program and Starry Night Travel, LLC, a travel agency that specializes in planning travel for families with a child with special needs. They have 50 years of combined experience educating children with a broad spectrum of disabilities. Check out their websites www.starbritetraveler.com. Ms. Jones earned a Masters of Social Work from Rutgers University as well as a B.A. in Special Education from Georgian Court University. She is currently a social worker in the New Jersey public school system. A former special education teacher, mental health therapist, lead counselor of a therapeutic foster care program, and team leader for an alternative high school for classified students, Ms. Jones has extensive experience working with children with special needs as well as their families. Ms. Jones lives in New Jersey with her husband and daughters. Ms. Keiper is dually certified as Teacher of the Handicapped and Elementary School Education. She earned a B.A. from Georgian Court University. Ms. Keiper, a highly qualified teacher educated children with disabilities for thirty years, wrote district curriculum for special education, coordinator of special education department in New Jersey public schools. Her compassion and professionalism earned her “Teacher of the Year.” Over the years Ms. Keiper has fostered close relationships with her students and parents. Ms. Keiper lives in New Jersey with her husband and two sons.

Book Feature: Autism & Travel: Strategies for Kids to Enjoy an Awesome Experience

Autism and Travel Book

Book Feature Autism & Travel: Strategies for Kids to Enjoy an Awesome Experience! Have you avoided travel with your child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) because you were concerned that the demands of travel would be too much for him or you? If so, you are not alone. Travel can be scary and overwhelming for […]

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Starbrite Traveler

Starbrite Traveler: A Travel Resource for Parents of Children with Special Needs by Starbrite Traveler       Our first book, Starbrite Traveler: A Travel Resource for Parents of Children with Special Needs is an illustrated guide for parents, caregivers, family members, friends, and educators of children with special needs that gives families a well-organized, confidence […]

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