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Karra Wada

    Karra Wada

    Karra Barber-Wada is the author of Plan B, Empowering the Single Parent to Benefit their Child with Autism, The Social and Life Skills MeNu for Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum, Living Your Best Life with Asperger’s Syndrome. She’s also published articles in the Autism Asperger’s Digest, TAP as well as AS Quarterly. She’s an advocate for her son with AS and lives in Northern California with her husband and three children.

    Gaining Independence: From Cradle to Career With Autism

    Gaining Independence: From Cradle to Career With Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/gaining-independence-career-with-autism/

    I adopted my beautiful son Thomas at birth. He was my bundle of joy, the light of my life. In fact, I often remember receiving compliments from complete strangers while standing in line at the grocery store about my gorgeous blonde hair blue-eyed baby. I felt so fortunate to be the mother of such a […]

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    Simple Tips Single-Parents with an Autistic Child Need to Know

    Simple Tips Single-Parents with an Autistic Child Need to Know http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/tips-single-parents-with-autistic-child-need-to-know

    For thirteen years I single-parented my son, Thomas, who was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome when he was four.  Now Thomas is a 21-year-old college student.  As I look back on our journey together, I can’t help but realize the progress we’ve made.  Single parenting a special needs child was difficult at times.  I discovered that […]

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