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March 27th 2012: Using social media to connect young persons with autism

Sara Winter has a twelve year-old nephew on the autism spectrum. She’s been his aide at school for a decade. She’s the mom of two boys, one with ADHD, anxiety and celiac disease. In Toronto, she created squag.com, a website to encourage kids of 8+ with autism. Her parent-child communication system SquagpadTM is now being tested. Kristina Chew is an Associate Professor of Classics at Saint Peter's College in Jersey City, New Jersey. She blogs daily about life raising her teenage autistic son, Charlie, at We Go With Him (http://autism.typepad.com) and about education, disability issues and huma

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Kristina Chew

Dr Kristina Chew is an Associate Professor of Classics at Saint Peter's College in Jersey City, NJ. She blogs about life with her 13-year-old son, Charlie, who's on the moderate-to-severe end of the autism spectrum.
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Sara Winter

Sara Winter has a twelve year-old nephew on the autism spectrum. She’s been his aide at school for a decade. She’s the mom of two boys, one with ADHD, anxiety and celiac disease. She’s passionate about creating social,
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