Susan Senator

Author/Professor/Autism Mommy Swami
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Susan Senator is an author, journalist, public speaker, English professor, Autism Mommy Swami, and the mother of three boys, the oldest of whom is 22 and is severely autistic.

Susan has appeared on the Today Show, NPR and CNN. She is the author of Making Peace With Autism, The Autism Mom’s Survival Guide and Dirt: A story about gardening, mothering, and other messy business. Susan has written articles and essays on disability, parenting, and living happily, in journals like the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Boston Globe. Her writings took her to a state dinner at the White House in honor of Eunice Kennedy Shriver and the Special Olympics. 

Susan’s publications and blog can be found at