It was after her youngest son was diagnosed with a learning disabilities and attention issues Beth McGaw became an outspoken advocate for children with learning disabilities. Beth co-founded the Atlanta based, Kids Enabled Magazine in 2006 and led the conversion to a nonprofit in 2008. After moving to Dallas in 2010, she received her certification in Nonprofit management. In 2012, McGaw was elected to the LDA Board of Directors and currently serves on the Marketing and Communications Committee.
Although Beth started her career as an Industrial Engineer, she pursued her passion for education by obtaining a M.Ed. from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and later worked as an online facilitator.
In 2014, Beth attended the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) Summer Training Institute. Her practice will focus on helping families and students in the area of LD/ADHD/Autism Spectrum Post Secondary Transitions.
Beth resides in Dallas, TX with her husband Steve. She has three boys, two of which have left home to pursue their careers, one on each coast. The third is on his way to launching as a young adult with plans to attend college. Stay tuned.