You have to get a little mad to change the world.
Madvocator was established by Charisse N. Montgomery, M.A., M.Ed., GPAC, the mom of a child with a complex medical condition and special education needs. She is an author, educator, patient advocate, and special education advocate whose personal and professional mission is to help families build advocacy skills that lead to better outcomes.
In addition to a graduate certificate in Patient Advocacy, for which her research was focused on empowering parents of medically fragile children, Charisse has a master’s degree in Educational Psychology, with thesis research on critical thinking, communication, and providing care for medically fragile children. She also has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English and was an English / Language Arts teacher. .
Charisse is the author of the Super Safe Kids book series, books that engage children and their families in improving safety and advocacy in the hospital, the community and the home. Read more about Charisse’s awards and publications