Lauren S. Henry, a true east coast girl, is a Sensory Design / Color Expert as well as the President/Founder of With a Brush of Love, a company that “transforms the lives of children diagnosed with autism and other special needs through their surroundings.” This is accomplished by focusing on the sensory elements that surround us every day to support the individual needs of each client.
Lauren has been invited to be a guest designer on both HGTV’s “kidspace” and ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” She has worked with Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Her artwork has been featured at The James Gray Gallery in Bergamot Station in Santa Monica, CA and she was awarded the Customer Service “Rave Reviews Award” as one of The Top Ten Best Service Oriented Companies from the Washington Business Journal.
Lauren has worked internationally as well. Most recently she’s taught seminars and renovated facilities for the U.S. Military and the Exceptional Family Member Program/MCCS at Camp Foster in Okinawa and the worldwide volunteer organization, Hands On Tokyo in Japan. Lauren’s first book, “Unique Kids. Unique Surroundings” was released in September of 2009 and was also highlighted in the September 10, 2010 issue of “The Huffington Post.” Lauren was invited to host the “Inaugural International Naturally Autistic People Awards” in Vancouver B.C. this past October. Most recently, Lauren is hosting her own radio show, “With a Brush of Love presents…” on Blog Talk Radio via Family Network Radio every other Tuesday morning at 10am (PST) highlighting new services and experts making a difference within the autism/special needs communities.