Professional Advisory Board

  • Dr. Robert L. Bray, Psychologist; Thought Field Therapy; Anxiety, Trauma, PTSD; Author: Healing Traumatic Stress NOW – No Open Wounds
  • Dr. Milagros Cordero, OTR/L, SI-OT; DIRFloortime® Practitioner; Expert Training Leader DIRFloortime® Certificate; Pediatric Occupational Therapy and Sensory Integration, Regulation & Processing: Center-based Tomatis Therapy and Therapeutic Listening Specialist
  • Mary Coyle, D.I.Hom, HHP; Homotoxicology Educator, Trainer and Conference Presenter; Real Child Center
  • Valerie DeJean, SI-OT; Tomatis Trained/Certified Practitioner since 1992; Trained directly by Dr. Alfred Tomatis since 1976; Founded and opened the first center that integrated sensory integration with the Tomatis Method-30 years’ experience; USA Trainer for Tomatis Professionals
  • Kelly Dorfman, MS, LND, Licensed Nutritionist and Dietitian; Adjunct Faculty John Hopkins University; Consultant, Speaker; Award-winning Author: Cure Your Child with Food: The Hidden Connection Between Nutrition and Childhood Ailments
  • MarBeth Dunn, Empath, Intuitive and Mentor; Spiritual teacher for over 30 years. Miracles Consultant helping professionals struggling with relationships, health or spiritual issues harness the Power of Miracles. Best‐selling author and speaker. Host of iTunes N &N #1 podcast. The Having It All Show; featured on FOX, NBC, CBS, and the CW
  • Hardin Engelhardt, Education and Evaluation Specialist; Parents As Partners Educational Facilitator training
  • Aaron Feinstein, Executive Director and Founder of Actionplay;  Film & theater director, musician, arts educator, and disability advocate based in New York. Founder and Executive Director of Actionplay and the creator of the AIMS program which devises inclusive performances through improvisation by individuals on the autism spectrum and with related conditions and disabilities. Creator of The Actionplay Chorus featured on the HBO and Comedy Central Broadcast of Night of Too Many Stars. Co-director of the widely celebrated pilot program The Miracle Project Judaica with Elaine Hall which inspired the 2006 HBO 2-Time Emmy Award Winning Documentary, Autism: The Musical.
  • Corey Fox, MA; Director and CEO of Developmental Dynamo Inc; Senior DIR Floortime® Clinician, Developmentalist, Special Educator, Progressive Behaviorist provides compassionate treatment across the lifespan of people with special needs. Corey trains his team of multi-disciplinary facilitators to provide in-school and/or at home facilitation and support, training, planning, and collaboration with parents and teachers to meet each child and family’s unique needs
  • Dr. Mark Freilich, Developmental Pediatrician; Total Kids Developmental Pediatric Resources, Author: Navigating the Autism Superhighway: How to Determine if a therapy is Right for Your Child and Family & Pharmaceutical Medication Management: The Why, When, and What. In K. Siri and T. Lyons (Eds.), Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism: 2010-2011
  • Cheryl Ginnings, Radio Host:‐2‐overcome; Best-selling Author: Caring for the Caregiver: Answers and Tips for Caregivers of Parents, Special Needs and Others.  Cheryl raised her own child with Cerebral Palsy over the last 5 decades; Supports caregivers as the voice of people with no voice to explain what they need while making sure to that caregivers make time to take care of themselves
  • Beth Greer, the Super Natural Mom®, Award-winning Journalist and expert on sustainable and toxin-free living; One of the Top 50 Health & Environmental Journalists to Follow in 2016, Best-selling Author:  “Super Natural Home” (endorsed by Deepak Chopra & Ralph Nader). Radio Host: Kids in Crisis Show; Interviews leading medical experts and treatment professionals
  • Maria Rickert-Hong, CHHC, AADP; Certified Holistic Health Counselor; Consultant who specializes in helping parents making dietary & lifestyle changes for children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), autism, ADHD, allergies, asthma, autoimmune & more; helps tired mothers of special-needs children reclaim their energy. Maria has recovered her sons from SPD, allergies, asthma and acid reflux; Author: Almost Autism: Recovering Children from Sensory Processing Disorder: A Reference for Parents and Practitioners; Co-Author: Brain Under Attack: A Resource for Parents and Caregivers of Children with PANS, PANDAS and Autoimmune Encephalitis; Board of Directors & Media Director:
  • Dr. Donna Hunter, Principal/Alternative Education; A Founding Member the Non-Profit Organization and Documentary: Colored My Mind
  • Raun K. Kaufman, Autism Treatment Center of America’s former CEO and current Director of Global Education; Certified Son-Rise Program Teacher and Teacher Trainer; U.S. and international Conference & University Speaker; Author: Autism Breakthrough: The Groundbreaking Method That Has Helped Families All Over The World
  • Jennifer Giustra Kozek, LPC, NCC; Psychotherapist; PESI Speaker: Author: Healing Without Hurting: Treating ADHD, Apraxia, and Autism Spectrum Disorders Naturally
  • Carol Stock Kranowitz, MA; Author: The Out of Sync Child Grows Up (2016); The Out of Sync Child (2006); The Out of Sync Child Has Fun (2003)
  • Laura Lane: Author, Speaker, Coach; Spiritual growth and development expert who specializes in helping individuals love again--love themselves, love their lives and create deeper more meaningful relationships. Inspiring Non-Fiction book: Two Mothers, One Prayer: Facing Your Child's Cancer with Hope, Strength and Courage was written after losing her own 14-year-old daughter to cancer in 2013
  • Patricia A. Lemer, Licensed Educational Counselor; Co-Founder of Developmental Delay Resources; Board Chair of Epidemic Answers; Author: Outsmarting Autism: The Ultimate Guide to Management, Healing, and Prevention & Envisioning a Bright Future: Interventions That Work for Children and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders; Outsmarting Autism: Updated and Expanded-Build Healthy Foundations for Communication, Socialization, and Behavior at All Ages (released March 19, 2019)
  • Dr. James D.MacDonald, SLP: Researcher, Clinician, Professor;  Over 40 yrs., U.S. leader in early child language intervention focused on the power of family intervention. ECO curriculum for home & school: a developmental guide to communicative relationships from birth through conversation, focusing on the role of parents & caregivers. Director of the Communicating Partners Institute; Author: Communicating Partners & Play To Talk guide parents of children with ASDs & other special needs to help their child become a full communicating partner.
  • Amy Maschue, MS CCC-SLP; Speech-Language Pathologist; Author: 10 Minutes for Talking Book Series
  • Rev. Kathleen Panning, M.Div.; The first pastor trained at the Option Institute in the Option Process Dialogue®, Fascinate® Certified Advisor, Host of Aflame Ministry on The BBM Global Network & TuneIn Radio discussing issues--including autism--and relevant to leaders of all faiths
  • Camille Rankin; Parents As Partners-trained Educational Facilitator
  • Mary Romaniec; Recognized Leader in Autism Information and Advocacy across the U.S.; Coordinator for the MA Chapter of Talk About Curing Autism (TACA); Author: Victory over Autism
  • Lori Rothman, OTR/L, SI-OT; OTR/L, SI-OT; NDT (Neurodevelopmental Therapist) Certified Specialist; Pediatric Occupational Therapy and Sensory Integration, Regulation & Processing; 2017 Change Maker Award Recipient from Child Mind Institute
  • Mooniek Seebregts, CEO; Certified Integrative Coach of the GreatParentsEmpower course; "The essential, privileged work of being a parent deserves to be supported with wisdom, innovative tools and better ways to make choices and decisions: 7 keys to feeling like an empowered parent."
  • Gary Stuart; Master Constellation Facilitator & Trainer; International Speaker & Workshop Leader; Founder: Constellation Healing Institute; Acclaimed Author; Healing Human History (2018) highlights 20+ years of his Constellation Healing Experience through case stories and successes. Gary’s innovative/intuitive work offers insightful & transformative change that leads to healing for children with ASDs and their parents
  • Midori Verity, Speaker, Marriage Coach & Author; Author: Secrets to a Kickass Marriage; Host: The Kickass Relationship Show and Back 2 Back Friends; Academic Advisor; Certified in Conducting Psychological Behavior Assessments. Midori is also the Relationship Advisor for the global organization, Women Network, and has been featured on FoxNews, CBS, Prevention Magazine, SheKnows, YourTango, and many other media outlets
  •  Nancy D. Rich Wiseman; Founder of First Signs; Content Development, Autism Institute, Florida State University College of Medicine; Author: Could It Be Autism? A Parent’s Guide to the First Signs and Next Steps and The First Year: Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed Child
  • Dr. Farzin Yagmahie, Psychiatrist; Anxiety, trauma, and addiction in teens and young adults

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