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Jackie Edwards

Guest Contributor

Jackie Edwards is an editor, researcher, and writer as well as a mom of two girls — one of whom is on the Austism spectrum. As a result of her daughter's being bullyied at school, Jackie understands the sense of helplessness that adults can feel in trying to support their children. She's helped develop a useful guide for helping children deal with bullies and and volunteers at a number of local mental health charities.

Latest by Jackie Edwards

Child molding play dough.
Parenting

Sensory Brain Development for Children with Autism

Foods, scents, and toys such as play dough can all make for sensory experiences important for a child’s development.