Jennifer Allen has a background in marketing and broadcasting, which includes positions at KLST-TV, Paramount Stations Group and Time Warner Cable San Antonio. Since learning her oldest son has a form of high-functioning autism called Aspergers Syndrome, Jennifer has been active in the autism community. Working with her family, Jennifer produced a children's animated series titled Ameriquest Kids (now distributed by Landmark Media) and recently released a documentary and book titled, "Coping to Excelling: Solutions for school-aged children diagnosed with High Functioning Autism or Aspergers Syndrome". She maintains www.aspergers101.org and currently speaks on excelling your HFA/AS child under their diagnosis. Jennifer remains active in her children's academic life through participation on the NEISD Special Ed Advisory Committee and serves as a Board Member of The Autism Community Network.
Coping to Excelling illuminates the world of High-Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome in school-aged children. Narrated by a mother of a son with Asperger’s, this engaging book allows the reader the unique opportunity to ‘see through the eyes’ of those on the high end of the Autism Spectrum by way of eye-opening interviews and expert advice from those who have achieved their full potential.