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Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty

Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty is the mom of two young sons on the autism spectrum, ages seven and eleven. She is a former educator and presently a stay-at-home mom/therapist.  Kimberlee has been published in Exceptional Parent Magazine, and her blog is linked to multiple sites throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania on Patch, an online source for community-specific news. Her post, “The Talk,” was selected by Autism Speaks as one of the top ten most informative and inspirational blogs of 2013.  In 2012 she produced and directed a play about mothers raising autistic children, with all proceeds going directly to POAC Autism Services, a non-profit located in Brick, NJ. She  participates in the Family Partners Program, a part of the Autism Treatment Network at CHOP (funded by Autism Speaks.) In 2014 she was honored to speak at the kickoff for the Philadelphia walk for Autism Speaks. All profits from her book, "Raising Autism" have gone directly to various autism-related causes. Facebook: Autism Mommy-Therapist Blog: autismmommytherapist.wordpress.com

Sleep Study Reveals Need for Change in Bedtime Routine

Sleep, glorious sleep (or the lack thereof). I will share with all of you that for a long time I was in pursuit of this elusive dream, first with my eldest son who is severely autistic, and then with my youngest son who is on the mild end of the spectrum.  There were many years […]

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