Natasha Barber, the mother of a child on the autism spectrum, is the founder and manager of “Autism Moms Know Safety.” She has written for numerous parenting blogs, including “Mobile Mommies” and “Paradigm Behavior,” and she has had multiple safety articles featured in Autism Parenting Magazine. She is the author of the Tommy’s Lessons children’s book series. Books in this series include My Tomato, Guacamole and Onion Sandwich, My Magic Pet Fish, and My Super Cool Ant Farm.
Rayah Jaymes is an illustrator, chef, and musician. She comes from a large multicultural family which inspires her art, creativity, and storytelling. She has illustrated over 15 children’s books and continues to write and illustrate books with a focus on humane education—teaching empathy, understanding, and respect for people, animals, and our environment. Her goal is to encourage children and their parents to learn about the diverse world around them and how they can make it better every day in everything they do. You can find more of Rayah’s work at www.vcartist.com.