Michelle O’Reilly is the mother of Justin, 18; and Maya, 16. They live in Orlando, Florida. She has been an elementary teacher for 25 years. She enjoys writing, traveling, and speaking to families who are raising children with special needs. She can be reached at journeytoacceptance.net.
Malina Mixon, 10, is a fifth grade student who was in Mrs. O’Reilly’s class. When Malina is not creating beautiful artwork, she enjoys spending time with her family and her puppy, Jacques-Pierre.