About the Author
Rasheedah Saleem-Muhammad is the author of "Pedro's Visit to the Aquarium: A Short Story About Autism". She currently serves as a Special Educator in New Jersey. She is a Ph.D candidate. Her sole belief is that we live in an era where addressing individuals with autism has manifested tremendously. Autism has quickly become a global concern. As an educator of individuals with autism, she believes that each child is special, and has different learning abilities. She believes teaching is a lifetime obligation and every child has the capacity to learn. Mrs. Saleem-Muhammad's choice for becoming an educator is due to her unrelenting desire towards helping others. She feels that no other career could be as rewarding as one in education.
Rasheedah has partnered with Onika Johnson. Onika created an apparel line for the autism community. Together these ladies travel the world to promote literacy and Autism Awareness. Please visit the website: www.PedroFriends.com.