I developed a love of the Spanish language and culture when I was in high school and traveled to Mexico for a short time. During college, I participated in the Academic Year Abroad program and lived with a family in Spain. My college roommate and I enjoyed living in Spain so much that we went back after college to teach English. It was there that I met and married my husband and lived for four years raising our two daughters and speaking only Spanish during that time. In the years since I...
I have done quite a bit of research into Asperger's since my son was diagnosed in 2004, including joining a discussion list of adults with Asperger's. I have assisted my son and some of his aspie friends when they were having difficulties in school, and am registered as a Special Needs teaching sub in my district. I also took several courses in college directly related to working with children with disabilities in school.