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WHO IS JANIE READE?

author, speaker, parent coach, scientist, and mom

WHO IS
JANIE READE?

WHO IS
JANIE READE?

author, speaker, scientist,
parent coach, and mom
author
speaker
scientist
parent coach
mom

AUTHOR

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Janie Reade is the pen name I use to write about my unusual parent-child relationship with my son Joey. He lives with a severe genetic disorder that is difficult for him and the people who care for him all day every day.

AUTHOR

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Janie Reade is the pen name I use to write about my unusual parent-child relationship with my son Joey. He lives with a severe genetic disorder that is difficult for him and the people who care for him all day every day.

MORE OF EVERYTHING

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When trying harder doesn't work, try something else.

Witness two decades of the unusual parent-child relationship between JR and her son Joey, who lives with the rare genetic disease called Syngap1-related Intellectual Disability.

SPEAKER

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  • rare disease patient advocacy
  • over 20 years of parenting experiences
  • perspective on stages of the journey
  • education around genetic reports
  • honest vulnerable conversations with parents

SCIENTIST

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genetics, developmental biology, education

  • 15-years researching vertebrate development
  • leadership position with Syngap Research Fund
  • meet with academic and industry researchers
  • rare disease education around genetic reports
  • honest vulnerable conversations with parents

PARENT COACH

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  • single and co-parenting sessions
  • academic rigor combined with emotional intuition¬†
  • your family's information is confidential

MOM

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Now, as the mom of three young adult men, it is easy to know that my priority is my relationship with each of my children. To have good relationship with each of my sons, I still use observation, analysis, trial and error, research, attention to my own wellbeing, and finding mentors to help me. It may be unusual to see parenting written about in this way, but I believe these basic strategies may help anyone.

If you are struggling with your parenting journey,

you might find relief...

in my BOOK

in my BLOG

in coaching conversations with ME

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