Sandra Lafferty

Writer ~ Educator ~ Mental Health Advocate

About the Author

Sandra Lafferty is a freelance writer whose work has been published in Moody Magazine and Home Life. Her manuscript, Life with a Dynamo, is a survival guide for parents of ADHD children. As a foster parent, adoptive parent, and grandparent raising grandchildren, she has spent her adult life loving a plethora of high risk, special needs, gifted and mentally ill children.  With a heart for educating children of every learning style, she spent 14 years as a home educator.

Her work as an educator is not limited to children.  She developed and taught a public relations course on newsletter design and production for UCLA. As an entrepreneur she wrote, designed and consulted for start-up businesses and larger clients including The John Tracy Clinic and Toshiba America.

Currently working on her first fiction piece, Sandra continues to write on her passions: parenting, special education, and mental health.

2 thoughts on “About the Author

  1. Sandra what an interesting blog. I am so envious of your talent. I never knew we had, make that have, so many “sames” in our lives. My oldest son is a graduate of John Tracy Clinic, having been enrolled 48 years ago in the correspondence classes for mothers and children. That clinic saved my life and gave him a great start on his life. Raising a child is hard, raising a deaf child is a huge challenge especially 50 years ago. Somewhere around here I know I came across the papers from our home teacher telling me about our progress. Thanks for giving me that memory of a long ago time. I so appreciate you and your wisdom. Thanks my friend

    • Carol, thanks so much for dropping by and for your kind words. I loved writing and designing for John Tracy Clinic – wonderful ppl. I know you are a writer as well – maybe we can motivate each other to stay on track.

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