mark andrews

Book Signings & Appearances

Mark Andrews is available for book signings, book talks, educational workshops, and public appearances. Mark has 30 years of special education, rehabilitation, and adaptive outdoor programming experience. He is a passionate, energetic speaker who will excite audiences with his personal stories, adaptive outdoor adventures and his love of teaching about the extraordinary potential of persons with differing abilities. Mark presented his interactive DVD at the 2009 Virginia Festival of the Book.

Educational & Motivational Presentations

Mark has done numerous workshops and presentations. He appears at schools, bookstores, gift shops, holiday events, conventions, meetings and forums in Central Virginia and nationwide.

For information about scheduling him for appearances, please contact our office at (434) 295-3973 or (434) 981-5834, or by e-mail.

Contact Form/Thoughts


I want to offer a special thanks to the wonderful team of professionals who shared their extraordinary talents to make the MMATM- Education Project a tremendous success!

Barb Wallace—Illustrator/Artist
Steven Collins—Digital Design/Media, Artist
Peggy Westfall—Sign Language Interpretation
Ricki Curry – Braille Transcription
Bobby Read– Music Production and Mixing

Troublesome Creek String Band
Dick Harrington—Guitar/Lead Vocals
Judy Chaudet—Banjo
Lorie Lichtenwalner—Bass, Vocals
Rick Martin—Fiddler

Heartfelt thanks to my beautiful wife, Teresa and my two sons, Caleb and Zach for all their support!

Me At The Mountain is Mark’s first children’s book and children’s education project. The first of its kind, Meet Me At The Mountain is a delightful, inspiring story. Using an interactive multi-sensory approach, the MMATM - Education Project was conceptualized and developed to educate you about how persons with differing abilities often do amazing things to overcome life’s many challenges.

Mark Andrews is the Founder/Executive Director of Therapeutic Adventures, Inc. – a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable education organization.

Mark has authored several publications and provided numerous workshops and training programs about diversity and tolerance, safety, ethics, leadership development, service and volunteerism, adaptive equipment design, environmental accessibility and other adaptive programming topics. Mark has served as a consultant for medical and rehabilitation centers, special camps, therapeutic and special education programs, universities, businesses and non-profit organizations nationally and internationally. Mark has received numerous awards for teaching and service. For his lifelong commitment to volunteer service, Mark received the coveted Jefferson Award – from the American Institute for Public Service. For more information go to:

MEET ME AT THE MOUNTAIN is produced in multiple formats.
This inspirational story will be enjoyed by everyone!

Interactive DVD – Music Version | Interactive DVD – Sign Language Version
Illustrated Print-Braille Version | Traditional-Braille Version
DVD - ISBN #: 978 -1- 60725 - 302 - 0
Book - ISBN #: 978 -1- 60743- 639 - 3

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Meet Me At The Mountain "Climbing"


Meet Me At The Mountain "Chorus"