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Kate Foley

Kate Foley is an author/illustrator with a background in communication, education, and theater, whose personal experience parenting a child with autism as well as a child without has led her to create stories to help children navigate their complex emotions while teaching them to celebrate the uniqueness of themselves. Kate has a degree from Keystone College in communications as well as an Elementary Education Certification for K-6. She studied theater at Mansfield University and for her professional development was grateful to have received training in Effective Leadership and Communication skills from some of the best in their fields at Lehigh University's Iacocca Institute. In college, she and some friends ran a nonprofit theater group which earned money for local charities, called the footlights players. She also heads up a local group for parents with children on the spectrum, teaches a small, inclusive, preschool class based in drama and play therapy for children both on and off the spectrum, and is also a committee member of CHATID a local advocacy group for all people with disabilities. For additional info visit www.katefoleyauthor.com

You Are an Important Part of The Solution In The Autism Diagnosis

You Are an Important Part of The Solution In The Autism Diagnosis https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/important-part-solution-autism-diagnosis/

Three years ago, my husband and I were facing very difficult questions. Those questions often didn’t have simple answers, and worse, the professional answers we received didn’t always mesh with other professional answers. How would I navigate this? I can tell you my pediatrician felt that my son was “just a boy.” Had I listened […]

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Terrific Ways Theater Can Help Kids With Autism Communicate

Terrific Ways Theater Can Help Kids With Autism Communicate https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/help-kids-with-autism-communicate/

“The word theatre comes from the Greeks. It means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about life and the social situation. The theatre is a spiritual and social X-ray of its time.” — Stella Adler The truth is theater is just a mirror. We hold mirrors up to ourselves every day. We […]

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