Meet Barbara

Meet Barbara

Barbara Vorel has had a love for reading and writing since she was a little girl. She is never without a book close at hand, and expresses herself best through the written word. A Speech-Language Pathologist for over 28 years, Barbara has worked with students of all ages and developmental levels teaching them to communicate and use words functionally in the world around them.

As both a Mom to a special needs child and a special education professional, Barbara has a unique perspective on what Mom’s and Dad’s of special needs parents need in their daily lives. In addition to writing her blog, she is the author of the Mom’s Choice Award winning book Mom’s Place 4 Grace: Five Keys to Thriving as a Parent,  With Your Special Needs Child, the focus of which is to help parents learn to practice self-care while caring for their child.

Barbara resides in the beautiful Hudson Valley, New York with her son, Mom and Aunt. They have 8 dogs, 3 cats and a tank of fish. There is a resident wild frog who pays nightly visits during the summer months, reminding Barbara to Fully Rely on God. Barbara is a Christian who is dedicated to keeping God at the center of her life. She is devoted to her son and dedicated to using their story to help others in whatever way possible. Barbara is also a Usui Reiki Intuitive Energy Healer and is

currently studying sound therapy.

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No matter what direction your journey takes you, you will learn that you are not alone!


There will always be a story to warm your heart and lift your soul, encouraging you to keep going


Armed with the knowledge that you are the best Mom you can be at this exact moment in time, you will be encouraged to be even better by putting self-care at the top of the list!


Take a look at your situation through a different lens and find new opportunities for growth.