Amanda Morin is an education writer, speaker, parent advocate and former teacher. She worked in classrooms and as an early intervention specialist for 10 years. Since 2007, she has been working as an education writer and as a parent advocate to empower parents and affirm the pivotal role they play in their child’s education.
Ms. Morin currently works as an expert and writer for Understood.org. She is the author of three books, The Everything Parent’s Guide to Special Education, The Everything Kids’ Learning Activities Book and On-The-Go Fun For Kids.
Ms. Morin has also written for numerous outlets. Some of these include PopSugar Moms, Modern Mom, The Huffington Post, Parenting Special Needs Magazine, and VeryWell.
During her years as an early childhood educator, she taught kindergarten and worked with infants, toddlers and preschoolers with disabilities. She provided education and training to parents of children with disabilities and led multidisciplinary teams in developing and implementing Individual Family Service Plans.
Ms. Morin holds a degree in education. She also has special education advocacy training from the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates.