About Kim Taylor
Kim Taylor’s passion for advocating started at a young age. Both of her brothers had their own unique learning challenges and their parents actively advocated for them.
Kim and her husband adopted children from South Korea, as infants. Their son has had his own unique learning challenges and has a primary diagnosis of autism. He also has learning disabilities, mild cerebral palsy, expressive and articulation language disorders and social skills challenges.
Kim walks the road that special needs families walk and realize there are many different and unexpected routes to navigate.
Kim provides low cost and some pro bono advocacy services for families. She helps families obtain IEP’s, review IEPs for accuracy, review assessments, provide consultation, attend meetings with parents/caregivers, and provide a listening and compassionate ear to parents and caregivers.
Kim teaches parents/caregivers how to be the best advocates for their child.
Kim also facilitates parent/caregiver discussion groups, offer workshops, speaks at school board meetings, and uses social media to share her knowledge of ongoing issues that parents are experiencing with local school districts. She is a facilitator for the Facebook pages “Education Advocacy” and “Special Needs Community of Hollister.
Kim is a voice for those who often are not heard.
“Excellence is the result of caring more than others think is wise, risking more than others think is safe, dreaming more than others think is practical, and expecting more than others think is possible.” ~Howard Schultz