Rosemarie Richings is a freelance writer and editor with nearly a decade of experience focusing on disability advocacy, travel, health, and lifestyle topics. She was diagnosed with a type of neurodivergence called dyspraxia when she was a child, and her work is often based on her experiences as a neurodivergent person. Since becoming a freelance writer in 2014, Rosemarie has contributed to Travel + Leisure, The Good Trade, The Unwritten, Shareable, and a long list of other websites. She is originally from Toronto, Canada, but moved to Marrakech, Morocco, in the fall of 2021 with her husband James. When she’s not in Morocco or visiting family in England or Canada, she often spends time in other parts of Europe.

• 8+ years of experience as a freelance writer and editor
• Author of “Stumbling through Space and Time: Living Life With Dyspraxia” (September 2022)
• Panel member of Dyspraxic Magazine, trustee of Dyspraxic Me, and founding member of Dyspraxic Alliance
• Received a bachelor's degree in English literature and drama studies from York University
• Received a certificate in editing from George Brown College

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