R.S. Hibbard is a writer, art lover, self-described seer of beauty, and bookworm. Foremost, she is a wife and mother of three children.
After her youngest daughter was born with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, she began a new career as a special needs parent, ranging from keeping a fragile baby alive to managing medications, vanquishing fear of school IEP meetings, and acting as a medical advocate and pseudo billing expert for hundreds of therapy and doctor visits.
She is a contributor on The Mighty, an online community with over 150 million readers, created to help people facing disability, disease, mental illness and chronic illnesses share their stories and connect.
Just Jen: Living with Invisible Differences is the title of her first children’s book, created to explain the normalcy of many types of invisible differences from the humorous viewpoint of grade school narrator, Jenna, who has 22q11.2 DS.