Doris Washington is a spiritual writer, author, poet, entrepreneur, and disability advocate who resides in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania with her husband and son John. Doris takes the inspiration for her poetry from an unfortunate incident that involved her 18-year-old son with autism and two police officers in December1993. She was
empowered to advocate for a statewide training program Recognizing Special Needs for police officers to recognize persons with special needs. And through this period of Doris’ life her writing began.
Through her many variety of 500 poems of inspiration, she has traveled to many book signing events a total of over 300 book signings across the country. She is the author of two books A Blessing, Caring& Sharing and Faith, Hope & Love. She also does readings for nursing homes, churches, schools and the community. Doris continues to travel across the country to numerous of book signings and poetry readings.
Her son is her inspiration to write. And her most desire hopes is that her poems will be an inspiration for many all over the world.