My 6-year-old son was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder when he was 3 years old. At the time of diagnosis, I had him enrolled in a traditional preschool. The preschool was absolutely wonderful and they did everything in their power to accommodate my son. I started the process of interviewing local kindergartens during my son’s last year […]
About Courtnie Rederick
Courtnie Rederick is a special education teacher in addition to being an autism mom. She has worked in a self-contained autism classroom, life skills classroom, and a middle school resource room. She has a Master of Arts in teaching with endorsements in special education and reading. Being in special education has taught Courtnie many things. More importantly, it has allowed her to learn a variety of skills so that she can better advocate for her son's needs.