© 2006 Erik Taylor

Nationally Recognized Expert on Special Needs Parenting Issues

bio

“Thank you for your wonderful presentation at our 3rd annual Bucks County Resiliency Conference and Family Resource Expo! The professionals and families who heard your keynote speech were truly touched and inspired by your story and your tireless work to support your son’s on-going legacy. To quote some of the attendees: 'Judy is one of the most inspirational speakers I have heard.' 'Her personal stories were fantastic!'"

-Allison Taite-Tarver and Alyssa Snyder
BCRCF Conference Co Chairs, Warminster PA


“JudyWinter has great insights and is a wonderful speaker. It was a pleasure and of such great benefit to our students to be able to hear her speak.”

-Susan Peters, Associate Professor
College of Education, Michigan State University


"Judy Winter is a highly motivated woman— and a great communicator.”

-Jeanie Croope, Promotion Director, WKAR-TV, Michigan State University



Judy Winter is a confident, engaging, and enthusiastic public speaker who stands ready and eager to share her special needs expertise and inspirational life tales about surviving some tough life challenges, including the death of a child, with your group!


Judy Winter parented a musically talented child with cerebral palsy for nearly thirteen years. The award-winning writer, author, and nationally recognized expert on special needs parenting issues has been well received before a wide range of appreciative audiences, including before:

  • National conferences and panels addressing complex issues of education,
    parenting and medical ethics.
  • Professionals in medicine, education, nursing, media, and the arts.
  • Groups serving families of children with special needs and the professionals who
    work alongside them.
  • Public school settings and with Kiwanis and other community service groups.
  • Journalism, education and medical students at both the high school and
    college levels.

As an award-winning writer, national speaker, author and mom, Judy Winter is well prepared to address a wide range of special needs parenting issues as a keynote speaker, workshop presenter or panelist, including on the following topics.

  • Family Dynamics
  • Sibling Issues
  • Educational Challenges, Effective Advocacy & Ethical Issues
  • Grief and Faith Issues, including surviving the death of a child
  • Self Care for Parents and Family Members
  • Accessing Resources, Respite Services & Parent-to-Parent Networking

To schedule Judy Winter to speak at your event, to request additional media materials (including a press kit), or to arrange an interview 24/7, please contact the author directly at: jappwinter@aol.com.

media interviews

For national media interviews with Judy Winter, please contact:
Kathlene Carney, publicist, Carney & Associates
Web: www.carneypr.com • Email: Kathlene@carneypr.com
Phone: 707.765.1234 • Fax: 707.765.186

Judy Winter is represented by Catherine Fowler / www.RedwoodAgency.com

up close with Judy Winter

(aka On the Road Again…)

Judy Winter

Professional travel adventures in the works for 2008 include:

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Chicago, IL
  • East Lansing, MI
  • Las Vegas
  • Los Angeles
  • Maui
  • New Canaan, CT
  • New York City
  • Port Huron, MI
  • San Francisco

(Please check Judy’s blog for frequent/detailed
updates to her crazy schedule!)