Laura Dorwart Title: Writer and Content Creator Education: University of California San Diego, Antioch University, Barnard College Expertise: Mental Health, Pregnancy, Disablility, Parenting, Relationships Laura is an Ohio-based freelance writer and content creator. Her beats include mental health, pregnancy, disability, parenting, education, relationships, pop culture (especially television), queer issues, the performing arts, feminism, and politics.Laura has bylines in The New York Times, The Guardian, A&E, BuzzFeed, VICE, and moreShe holds a Ph.D. from the University of California San Diego and an M.F.A. in creative nonfiction writing from Antioch University, Los AngelesShe lives with her husband and daughter in Ohio Experience Laura's work has been published by The New York Times, The Guardian, A&E, BuzzFeed, VICE, Bitch, SheKnows, Catapult, Playboy, McSweeney's, Dazed, Dilettante Army, Ravishly, AfterEllen, Autostraddle, Thought Catalog, and others. Education Laura holds a Ph.D. from the University of California San Diego and an M.F.A. in creative nonfiction writing from Antioch University, Los Angeles. She also has a B.A. Cum Laude from Barnard College.Other work:The Trauma of Surviving a School Shooting—and How You Can Help, Self.comTV Depictions Of Disability Have Come A Long Way, Buzzfeed NewsHow to Talk to Your Nondisabled Kids About Disability, ParentMap.com About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.