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 and Pinterest.