Karen Simmons is the founder of Autism Today and mother of six children with various challenges, including PDD, autism, and cerebral palsy. In addition, she hosts Canada's Keys To The Treasure Chest conferences on autism and Aspergers (www.KeysToTreasures.com) and The KEEN Education Foundation which strives to fund educational resources for families with exceptional needs. She has authored many books, including Little Rainman: Autism Through The Eyes Of A Child (1996), Surrounded By Miracles (1996), The Autism Experience: Stories of Hope and Love (2003) and Artism: Art By Those With Autism (2004). Karen's Peace of Mind For Autism CD (2002) presents a gentle series of guided visualizations for individuals on the autistic spectrum, their families, caregivers, and teachers. Karen and her family make their home in Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada, but occasionally, she pines for the warm Floridian winters of her childhood. To find out more, visit www.autismtoday.com.