An Accidental Advocate: A mother's journey with her exceptional son by Kathryn Burke
Approx. 49,890 words.
Published on March 14, 2011.
A health care consultant turned education advocate, Kathryn Burke is the parent of a son with learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. An Accidental Advocate chronicles her journey to identify her son's challenges and obtain supports necessary to address his needs. Also described are the steep learning curve and emotions that accompany being her son's advocate.