Leigh Merryday Porch

Special education advocate, autism blogger, nonprofit president, speaker, educator, and special needs parent.

Leigh Merryday Porch is a special needs parent blogger and educator in Florida, who dabbles in special education advocacy, running a nonprofit, speaking to groups about autism, and writing. She has two children - a high-needs autistic son and a daughter with ADHD. She is passionate on the subjects of autism awareness for educators and law enforcement, autistic elopement, and assistive technology. She is also the president of Putnam Project Lighthouse, a nonprofit that places tracking technology on citizens in danger of elopement. She is the owner and writer for the blog Flappiness Is.