Born in New York but raised on the beautiful island of St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands, April J. Lisbon, Ed.D. has worked tirelessly to advocate for the needs of children. Her passion for children began when she was a teenager working at a local orphanage, which then led to her initial journey as an educator at The Florida State University. Dr. Lisbon is an active public education school psychologist and mentor to new teachers. She continues to hone her skills as a special education consultant, motivational speaker, life coach and social justice advocate for individuals with disabilities. When not trying to save the world, Dr. Lisbon enjoys spending quality time with her children, reading detective novels, traveling, and cooking.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
As a writer I have the ability to share your story with others in hopes that it will help them and/or someone they know along their life's journey.
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans are the greatest as they let me know that what I've written is empowering and important in their world and the world around them. Without the support of my fans, I would not be successful. So I thank you all for supporting on this journey.
This book chronicles the author’s journey as a social justice advocate for children. When the author became the parent of two children with disabilities she then understood the emotions and concerns faced by many families of children with special needs. The author provides the reader with suggestions on finding ways to balance parenting and/or working with children with special needs.