Jayah Washington is a children's book author who has worked with children all across the country as a Speech Pathologist Assistant and Behavior Therapist. Jayah has a passion for working with children with autism and developmental delays. After visiting a local book store, Jayah noticed the small section of African American children's book. When she returned to work the next day she then saw the lack of diversity in books in the school library. This inspired her to write a children's book featuring African American characters. As a self published author, Jayah has sold hundreds of copies of the Jayda and Jayden Series and continues to spread the joy of reading to children of all ages.