Kristin Jarvis Adams is a public speaker and guest podcaster who enjoys chatting about her many adventures in parenting, the challenges of raising a child with autism, transition ideas for young adults with special needs, the power of the human-animal bond, and the mysterious superpowers of backyard chickens.
Kristin's first book, The Chicken Who Saved Us: The Remarkable Story of Andrew and Frightful, has received national attention in the Wall Street Journal and has been featured on NBC News West Coast affiliates, the Washington Post, Fred Hutch News, ParentMap Magazine, Autism Parenting Magazine, Seattle Children’s Pulse, 406 Woman Magazine, 425 Magazine, and Pacific Northwest community newspapers.
In her former life, she worked for 25 years as both a graphic designer and art director and earned a BFA in design from the University of Washington. In her free time she can be found buried in a good book, painting in her studio, or chasing chickens around her back yard. She lives near Seattle with her husband. Find her on Facebook at Kristin Jarvis Adams, Author, and on Instagram @kristinjarvisadams.
Kristin is currently working on a new book that will have you laughing, crying, and cheering at the same time. Stay tuned!