If you have a child with special needs, don’t miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Between the worry, visits to the doctor, appointments at school, and a thousand challenges for everyday life, you can be overwhelmed and exhausted. Jolene Philo has been there and she has help and hope for your special needs family. Hear the encouragement on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.
During her twenty-five-year career as an educator, Jolene Philo collaborated with special education teachers to mainstream children in her elementary classroom. She left education in 2003 to become a writer and speaker. Jolene is the author of several resource books for the special needs community: A Different Dream for My Child, Different Dream Parenting, The Caregiver's Notebook, and Does My Child Have PTSD?. She co-authored Every Child Welcome: A Ministry Handbook for Including Kids with Special Needs with Katie Wetherbee.
She and her husband Hiram have two adult children and three grandchildren