Judy Winter

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Author/journalist/speaker/consultant/advocate
Location Michigan, United States
Introduction As an author, consultant, speaker, and award-winning journalist on special needs, I have the honor of creating greater awareness of the value and potential of millions of children and young adults with special needs worldwide. It’s work about which I am passionate. My book, 'Breakthrough Parenting for Children with Special Needs: Raising the Bar of Expectations' (Jossey-Bass/Wiley, March 2006), is dedicated to my terrific son, Eric Richard Winter, who had cerebral palsy and passed away in 2003 at age 12. Eric was much more than just a disabled child, and now I'm sharing his lessons about ability with the world. I help adults see children with special needs through new eyes and challenge them to work harder to help this population reach their full potential. You can find out more about 'Breakthrough Parenting,' and my amazing son, by visiting my website: www.JudyWinter.com. There, you will learn how you can help me raise the bar of expectations for millions of children with special needs— one child at a time. It’s one deserving— and very cool cause!
Interests My focus is on helping children with special needs lead more fulfilling lives through greater access to quality education, valuable parenting resources, and necessary support services. My work involves challenging and educating the adults in their lives to make better parenting and professional decisions that will more positively impact the futures of this population.