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Angela Stringfellow

Angela Stringfellow

Angela Stringfellow is a freelance writer specializing in education, family, health and wellness, and senior living. Angela contributes to Safe Sound Family and a variety of online publications.

Graduating with a B.A. in Psychology in 2003 from Lock Haven University, Stringfellow went on to earn a M.Ed. in Alternative Education in 2005. The M.Ed. in Alternative Education degree emphasizes dealing with special needs students in the educational environment, creating learning strategies and designing curriculums to meet the varied learning styles of the special needs student population.

Spending a few years substitute teaching in her local school district and working as a Therapeutic Staff Support for a mental health organization, Stringfellow has extensive experience working with students at a variety of age levels and with varying needs.

Stringfellow transitioned to a career in healthcare marketing for a national hospice organization, developing marketing initiatives that were adopted company-wide. In 2006, she began freelancing for a few web publications and by 2008 transitioned to full-time freelance writing.

Angela brings her real-world experience to the web, producing content related to marketing, healthcare and education to publications across the web. She writes on family issues, senior living, education, children, health and wellness, lifestyle, business and marketing.

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Blog Posts by Angela Stringfellow

  • Tech Resources Help Kids with ASD Succeed in School

    Tech Resources Help Kids with ASD Succeed in School

    Technology has found a place in many therapeutic areas, and it’s gaining speed in the world of autism spectrum disorder. With many children with ASD drawn to tech gadgets, it makes sense to use that innate connection to enhance the quality of education and your child’s functional skills. A number of autism organizations, advocacy groups […]

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  • Autism Dietary Needs and Schools

    Autism Dietary Needs and Schools: Making It Work

    As research emerges demonstrating that certain dietary changes may improve the signs and symptoms of ASD, more parents are placing their children on supplements or restricting certain foods from their diets. Certain supplements have also been shown to reduce the gastrointestinal symptoms that frequently plague children with ASD. Celebrities like Jenny McCarthy have touted the […]

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  • School Safety Tips for Your Autistic Child

    Back-to-School Safety Tips for Your Autistic Child

    Your autistic child is heading back to school, to a new school, or to school for the first time. In any case, their safety is your top priority, and you can’t keep your watchful eyes on them 24-7 while they’re attending school. There are ways to keep them safe even when they’re out of sight […]

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  • School Checklist for Autistic Children

    The School Checklist for Autistic Children

    You’re nervous about your autistic child starting a new school year. You worry about whether they’ll thrive in the new environment, whether the teacher will be successful in building the connection your child so desperately needs to foster a conducive learning environment. Here’s a back-to-school prep checklist for autistic children.   Talk up the positives […]

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  • Back to School with Autism

    Back to School with Autism: Three Tips to Prepare

    The start of a new school year is stressful for families of children with autism. Changes to the environment can be especially disturbing for some autistic kids, and parents are wracked with nerves and guilt over how well they’ll adapt to the new situation, new teachers, and new classmates. There are some things you can […]

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