Opening readers' minds to abilities, capabilities and alternate possibilities.

 Helen Hipp

When we recognize our differences as a blessing instead of feeling “less than,” we can become the person we’ve always wanted to be.

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In the children's book A Different Kind of Safari, the author's son Ray who happens have autism, contributed to the creation of the book. In the interview, Ray explains how being bullied in his youth helped set the stage for a book that celebrates differences. Listening to Ray, one understands the positive impact of empowerment, understanding, and respect.

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Born in Yonkers, N.Y., in 1959, Helen is the middle child of five. Her father, whose work demanded strong problem-solving skills, and mother whose interest in art, provided Helen with endless opportunities to look at things from different perspectives.

Approaching life with excitement and energy, Helen works hard to help people achieve exuberance! 

Today, Helen continues to take advantage of an imaginative mindset that creates opportunities out of obstacles. A concept she fostered in her children, one of whom has special needs. As Helen explored career opportunities, she connected her personal experiences (parenting a child with special needs) with her beliefs, professional skills, and aspirations.

Helen received her M.A. in counseling and began her career as a psychotherapist to help people find answers for their life problems. Her work eventually evolved into practice, focusing on helping individuals with special needs.

Helen has authored articles for Family Works and Washington Family Magazine and written multiple self-help articles published by where she is viewed as an expert in her field. 

Her work now focuses on writing children’s books, creating a very effective way to motivate kids of all ages to meet their challenges with self-acceptance, confidence, and understanding. With a cast of characters experiencing real-life issues, her books provide children with the opportunity to identify, understand, and feel supported by the characters handling similar fears, interests, and concerns.

Books In The Rosie Adventure Series
Rosie And Friends: A Different Kind Of Safari
Rosie And Friends: Positively Different
Rosie And Friends: One-Of-A-Kindness
Rosie And Friends: Planting Confidence
Rosie And Friends: Feeling Small Feeling Tall
Rosie And Friends: Searching for Strength