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Hello from Southern California! I'm a soccer mom who loves to read and write in between games and practice. I work as an Instructional Aide in classes that specialize in programs for students with autism and other various challenges. I love to work with these kids/adults and find their unique qualities. I hope my book can open up a dialogue with kids and demystify some of the behaviors and challe... More
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11/2/2009BOOK REVIEW: Fabulous New Resource: GIRLS GROWING UP ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM
http://www.cafemom.com/journals/read/1545091/BOOK_...Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum, by Shana Nichols, is an amazing resource chock-full of so much information including professional perspect... Read the rest of this post
11/2/2009BOOK REVIEW: Fabulous New Resource: GIRLS GROWING UP ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM
http://www.cafemom.com/journals/read/1545091/BOOK_...Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum, by Shana Nichols, is an amazing resource chock-full of so much information including professional perspect... Read the rest of this post
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1. In His Shoes, A Short Journey Through Autism (Paperback)
    Author: Joanna L. Keating-Velasco
    Publisher: Autism Asperger Publishing Company
N/A 06/01/2008
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2. A Is for Autism F Is for Friend: A Kid's Book for Making Friends with a ...
    Author: Joanna L. Keating-Velasco
    Publisher: Autism Asperger Publishing Company
N/A 04/01/2007
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1. A Is for Autism F Is for Friend: A Kid's Book for Making Friends with a ...
    Author: Joanna L. Keating-Velasco
    Publisher: Autism Asperger Publishing Company
N/A 5/3/2007
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Joanna said: Hello all! Introducing a new voice for those with autism. Greetings from Chelsea, an 11 year old girl, who teaches us about autism and friendship. I hope you will visit our website at www.AisForAutism...more
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Comment by Lisa Howard on 2/26/2013 at 12:30 PM:
Joanna,
My company is looking for writing talent to compose stories for ages 2-6. If you are interested, please send me a writing sample.
Thanks,
Lisa
Comment by Pat Burns on 7/26/2009 at 11:57 PM:
Hih Joanna!
Thanks for sharing your experience at the 2008 Orange county children's Book Festival. I hope you'll consider being at this years...Sunday October 4th.
One of our stages will be focusing on childern's health and wellness. Your book would be such a good match!
Best, Pat B... more
Comment by Pat Burns on 9/9/2008 at 11:42 PM:
Thanks Joanne! So many people have commented ont eh AA Westways coverage. We're very excited. See you soon!
All my best,
Pat Burns Cofounder
OC Children’s Book Festival Sunday October 5, 2008
www.KidsBookFestival.com
Author of Grandparents Rock: The Grandparenting Guide fo... more
Comment by Barbara Jean Hicks on 9/1/2008 at 1:20 PM:
Hi Joanna, Your books sound fascinating--what a great thing to address autism/asperger's in a form that communicates for kids who have such a hard time communicating for themselves. If you've read my picture book Jitterbug Jam you know that I love the message that for all our differences, for whatev... more
Comment by Michael Marquardt on 8/31/2008 at 11:43 PM:
Hi Joanna! In my last few years as a middle school counselor, I began to see more students with Aspergers. I applaud your work with this challenging condition.
Comment by Diana S. Zimmerman on 8/31/2008 at 11:17 PM:
Great to meet you. What a hero you are for your work! Thank you on behalf of special kids everywhere.
Comment by Jayme Marquardt on 8/31/2008 at 7:33 PM:
Hi Joanna,
Thanks for the invite to be Jacketflap friends. Glad you enjoyed the cover photo on our book of kitty haiku. Pookie is a very entertaining cat. My brother and sister-in-law, Mike & Heidi Marquardt are also on Jacketflap, and Pookie now has his own blog so check them out, too. I loved... more
Comment by Julie Shore on 6/7/2008 at 5:42 PM:
Hi Joanna: I met with the founder of the Hamilton County Autism Group (here), who about came out of her seat when I mentioned A is for Autism, F is for Friend. She actually bought 15 copies, gave them to the local elementary schools, and had them read to every class during Autism Awareness Month. Sh... more
Comment by Lola Schaefer on 6/1/2008 at 7:57 PM:
Hello Joanna,

Thank you so much for your good wishes
on the Children's Choice Book Award. I hope to see your name on one of the future awards.
Best,
Lola
Comment by Wendy Whittingham on 6/1/2008 at 6:24 PM:
Thanks for the add Joanna!
Comment by Julie Shore on 5/31/2008 at 11:12 PM:
Joanna: You are just the most awesome person. Your support for us has been nothing less than amazing. THANK YOU!
Julie
Comment by Pat Burns on 5/28/2008 at 11:44 PM:
Hi Joanna!
Be sure to contact Stacia. Once again she's our author ambassador and will be happy to talk with you about coming to the Sunday October 5th Festival. Here's her email: [email protected]
All my best,
Pat Burns Cofounder
OC Children’s Book Festival Sunday Octob... more
Comment by Julie Shore on 5/28/2008 at 3:38 PM:
Of course I thought about the Pat Burns comment--any excuse to get to CDM! I was going to ask you about it when we got together. Can't wait to get your feedback on H. Julie
Comment by Julie Shore on 5/28/2008 at 9:52 AM:
Hi Joanna: Howard is on his way--you should have him by tomorrow. I can't wait to see what you think. Julie
Comment by Joshua Gee on 5/18/2008 at 9:41 AM:
Joanna, Thank you for the congrats re: the Children's Choice Award for ENCYCLOPEDIA HORRIFICA!
Paranormally,
Josh G.

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Comment by kevan atteberry on 5/17/2008 at 1:42 PM:
joanna, thanks for your congrats on my children's choice award!
Comment by Julie Shore on 5/15/2008 at 8:32 PM:
Hi Joanna: I got the marketing info you sent Kate, as well as the contact names at EP. We can't thank you enough!
Julie

Comment by Julie Shore on 5/3/2008 at 9:14 AM:
Hi Joanna! Thanks for all the advice you've sent our way. Keep it coming. Julie
Comment by Paola Sergi on 4/2/2008 at 7:35 AM:
Hello Joanna,
thanks for the invitation. The subject is very interesting, as three dear friends of mine have autistic children. Please keep me posted.
Paola
Comment by Jill Ammon Vanderwood on 3/13/2008 at 10:32 PM:
Thanks Joanna.
I think I'm going to like it.
JillPickle
Comment by Pat Burns on 3/13/2008 at 10:36 AM:
Hi Joanna!
We are planning the most fabulous Festival to celebrate our 5th year... beginning with having the Festival on October 5th!
Hope to see you again this year.
Love,
Pat Burns
Cofounder Orange County Children's Book Festival
Comment by Nancy Bea Miller on 7/7/2007 at 12:05 PM:
Hi Joanna, congratulations on your new book! I hope the conference and signing go well. Welcome to JacketFlap!
Comment by Todd-Michael St. Pierre on 5/30/2007 at 1:23 PM:
Hi Joanna! Welcome!

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