Beth Rosenberg, WYSK Education Contributor

About Beth Rosenberg, WYSK Education Contributor

Women You Should Know Contributor Beth Rosenberg is an educator with a specialty in art, technology and special needs. She teaches at NYU-Polytechnic Institute and at The Dalton School. She is also the founder of Tech Kids Unlimited, a program which teaches technology to kids with learning differences. Beth holds an MA in Art History and an MS Ed in Educational Technology. Find her at

Autism Advocate Debbie Hilibrand Is Creating A Better World For Individuals Like Her Son

It’s April and that means Autism Awareness Month – an important campaign that, among other things, brings attention to the fact that autism statistics are now an overwhelming 1 in 68, according to recent reports from the Centers for Disease Control. ... [Read More]

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Downton Abbey: Guilty Pleasure With A Spot Of Women’s History

Americans are having a love affair with the British period drama series - Downton Abbey. We just cheered as Dame Maggie Smith received the Golden Globe (best supporting actress) for her portrayal of the Dowager Countess of Grantham in all her sharp witted, but loveable glory. On Monday mornings our new age water coolers (a.k.a. social media outlets) are abuzz with Downton chatter, while digital fan clubs ... [Read More]

Sarah Verdone, A Writer’s Legacy Continues

Today, the 2012 Sarah Verdone Writing Award, at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), will be presented to the poet and songwriter, Alicia Jo Rabins, at the Downtown Dinner, an annual event benefiting the LMCC. The Sarah Verdone Writing Award was established in 2011 in memory and honor of Sarah Verdone. Sarah was a woman, a mother, a wife, a sister, a friend and a writer. She was also another woman, ... [Read More]

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Women Talk: 10 Questions with Debbie Hilibrand, Autism Advocate

It's April and that means Autism Awareness Month - a particular reminder to people nationally that autism statistics are now an overwhelming 1 in 88, according to the latest 2012 report from the Centers for Disease Control. Autism wasn't really in the news ten years ago and not even 20 years ago, when autism warrior mom Debbie Hilibrand started a micro-revolution. A graduate of the University of Chicago ... [Read More]