Kate is Cooper’s mom, the founder of Finding Cooper’s Voice, and the author of the new book Forever Boy. Kate Swenson. is a proud working mama of four living in suburban Minnesota, although she will forever call the North Shore home. She lives for coffee, preaches kindness like her life depends on it and is continuously surprised by the twists and turns of motherhood. Her son Cooper was diagnosed with autism when he was three years old and since then life hasn’t slowed down. And she shares all on her site and social media because, well, she remembers looking around one day, trying to find her people, families like hers, and realizing there were none. So, Kate created a space for everyone to be themselves.