Danuta Highet has co-authored the book "Autism: Advancing on the Spectrum, From Inclusion in School to Participation in Life". Danuta is the parent of a young woman Katherine who has autism. As a parent she worked with Katherine and with Katherine's therapists to help her daughter learn and participate in many activities that may be difficult even for a typical child. Danuta assisted Katherine in school and college. With her support Katherine was included in choir, dance classes, acting classes, school plays, and high-school color guard. She plays piano and two different harps, both Classical and Celtic. She continues to learn...
For more information about Danuta and Katherine go to: www. katscafe.com
Danuta is touring along with Katherine they are promoting the awareness of the abilities of those who are disabled via their "Ambassador for Abilities" program.
Danuta is the editor of Maidin Works website as well as Kats Cafe website. She is sharing her family story in hopes to help those who are on the autism journey.